3-3
99 -
Team 1 2 3 4
LAL 36 28 17 18
HOU 19 31 27 21
98
4-2

Game Story

Los Angeles coach Mike D'Antoni paid a lot of attention to former Lakers center Dwight Howard down the stretch. He needed to get the ball out of the hands of Houston Rockets guard James Harden and figured the best way to do that was with the ''Hack-a-Howard'' defense. The strategy worked perfectly...

Game Leaders

LA Lakers

PLAYERS
Players Min FG 3pt FT +/- Off Def Reb Ast TO Stl Blk BA PF Pts
Pau GasolF 31:59 1-10 0-0 0-0 +7 1 11 12 2 3 0 0 0 4 2
Nick YoungF 21:59 3-9 1-5 4-4 +11 2 2 4 2 2 2 0 0 3 11
Chris KamanC 19:39 3-5 0-0 0-0 +16 2 8 10 1 4 2 2 0 3 6
Steve BlakeG 33:58 5-10 4-6 0-0 +5 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 4 14
Steve NashG 27:58 3-11 2-5 4-4 +8 1 0 1 6 4 1 0 2 4 12
Wesley Johnson 28:22 6-15 3-8 1-2 -15 3 1 4 0 2 1 2 2 3 16
Jodie Meeks 26:07 6-9 5-7 1-1 -4 0 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 4 18
Jordan Farmar 20:01 5-12 1-4 0-0 -7 2 3 5 7 3 1 0 0 4 11
Jordan Hill 16:01 3-6 0-0 0-2 -6 1 3 4 3 2 0 2 0 4 6
Xavier Henry 13:56 1-5 0-0 1-2 -10 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 2 3 3
Elias Harris DNP - Coach's Decision
Robert Sacre DNP - Coach's Decision
Shawne Williams DNP - Coach's Decision
Kobe Bryant DNP - Inactive
Ryan Kelly DNP - Inactive
Totals 36-92 16-35 11-15 13 34 47 26 24 8 6 7 36 99
Percentages 39.1% 45.7% 73.3% Team Rebounds: 12

Houston

PLAYERS
Players Min FG 3pt FT +/- Off Def Reb Ast TO Stl Blk BA PF Pts
Chandler ParsonsF 36:44 6-11 1-3 3-4 -3 0 3 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 16
Dwight HowardF 36:31 5-10 0-0 5-16 -2 1 13 14 2 4 0 1 1 4 15
Omer AsikC 23:19 1-3 0-0 4-6 -11 1 8 9 1 3 1 0 0 2 6
James HardenG 43:54 9-24 3-9 14-16 +2 3 6 9 5 3 4 2 1 0 35
Patrick BeverleyG 33:49 1-10 1-5 0-0 -7 3 1 4 4 1 1 1 2 5 3
Jeremy Lin 31:06 5-8 1-2 5-8 +4 0 1 1 3 3 3 2 0 1 16
Omri Casspi 20:25 1-5 1-3 2-2 +9 0 3 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 5
Francisco Garcia 14:12 1-6 0-5 0-0 +3 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 2
Ronnie Brewer DNP - Coach's Decision
Aaron Brooks DNP - Coach's Decision
Terrence Jones DNP - Coach's Decision
Donatas Motiejunas DNP - Coach's Decision
Greg Smith DNP - Coach's Decision
Isaiah Canaan DNP - Inactive
Robert Covington DNP - Inactive
Totals 29-77 7-27 33-52 8 36 44 17 17 12 7 6 17 98
Percentages 37.7% 25.9% 63.5% Team Rebounds: 24
Game Details
Game Time: 2:41
Officials: Dan Crawford, Matt Boland, John Goble
Attendance: 18,133