TORONTO – Rashard Lewis scored 41 points, and the Seattle SuperSonics blew an 18-point lead in the fourth quarter but recovered to beat the winless Toronto Raptors 126-121 in overtime.

Nick Collison added 20 points for the Sonics. who lost by 41 points to Washington on Friday. Their only other victory this season was in overtime against Minnesota on Nov. 4.

Mike James had a career-high 36 points for the Raptors, 0-6 for the first time in their 11-year history. Rookie Charlie Villanueva added 26 points and 12 rebounds.

Seattle led by as many as 18 in the fourth, but James cut the lead to a point with a 3-pointer with 26 seconds left. Vladimir Radmanovic made two free throws with 4.2 seconds remaining to make it 117-114, but James made a free throw before intentionally missing the second.

Chris Bosh grabbed the offensive rebound and made a shot jumper, tying it at the buzzer. Collison scored four points in the final two minutes of overtime to seal the victory.

Toronto’s Jalen Rose went 3-for-12 from the field for seven points and didn’t play in the fourth period.

Seattle shot 50 percent, the first time this season it shot better than 45. The Sonics improved to 1-3 on their six-game east coast road trip.

Lewis went 1-for-2 from the line and finished with 17 points in Friday’s loss. He went 14-for-16 from the line against Toronto.

Seattle went 41-for-49 from the line while Toronto was 18-for-26.

Notes: Seattle has won four of its last five visits to Toronto. … Aaron Williams, Toronto’s starting center, had two points and six rebounds in 12 minutes. Rafael Araujo, the eighth overall pick in the draft two years, ago had two points and no rebounds in three minutes. …. Toronto coach Sam Mitchell started forward Morris Peterson instead of rookie Joey Graham, but Peterson went 4-for-13 from the field.

AP-ES-11-13-05 1618EST


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