Kobe Bryant had 29 points, Wesley Johnson made key free throws down the stretch and the Los Angeles Lakers took advantage of Dwight Howard’s absence Wednesday night in a 98-92 victory over the Houston Rockets.
James Harden scored 32 points, Dwight Howard added 13 points and 11 rebounds before getting into a shouting match with Kobe Bryant, and the Houston Rockets spoiled Bryant’s return to the Lakers with a 108-90 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
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After having one of their worst seasons of franchise history, the Los Angeles Lakers are ready for a bounce-back season will the help of Kobe Bryant. Bryant will return from a knee injury and ruptured Achilles which limited him to a handful of games of last season. The game with the most storyline will be on March 31st when Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson will come to Staples as member of the New York Knicks.
We take a look at five of the most devastating sports injuries in Los Angeles history.
When the nets finally cooled down at Staples Center, the Houston Rockets had a choice. They could be excited about their highest-scoring game of the year, or dismayed at their worst defensive effort in more than five months.
Los Angeles Clippers’ forward Blake Griffin has been injured his back in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets.
Dwight Howard thoroughly enjoyed his first road game against the team he left as a free agent after one tumultuous and contentious season.
Rockets guard James Harden will start in place of the injured Kobe Bryant for Sunday’s NBA All-Star game, according to Yahoo Sports.
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Steve Blake hit a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds remaining to lift the Los Angeles Lakers to a 99-98 victory over the Houston Rockets and Dwight Howard on Thursday night.
J.J. Redick scored 19 of his 26 points in the first half to lead seven players in double figures, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Houston 137-118 Monday night, handing the Rockets their first loss of the season in Dwight Howard’s return to Staples Center.
New Rocket Dwight Howard is healthy and talking about bringing a championship to Houston.
Kobe Bryant was in Santa Barbara Wednesday at his annual youth camp and was asked why he thought Howard ultimately decided not to return to Los Angeles.