On This Day in Sonics History: January 15, 1997 - Raining Threes


The Sonics demolished the Toronto Raptors by a final score of 122-78 after hitting a team record 15 three pointers. Eight of those came from "Big Smooth" Sam Perkins, who did not miss from behind the arc and tied an NBA record as such. In fact, Perkins did not miss the basket all game, also hitting 2 out 2 free throws and finishing the game with 26 points. Shawn Kemp added 25 and 12 rebounds.

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