That leaves the Clippers, currently at 3-2, with two remaining games to snag a win and make it to the Conference finals.
The Los Angeles Clippers punished the Houston Rockets 128-95 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Semifinals.
Chris Paul returned from a hamstring injury to bolster the Clippers with 12 points and seven assists after he missed the first two games of the series.
The Clippers on Wednesday night lost to the Rockets, 115-109, in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.
The Los Angeles Clippers, without the assistance of Chris Paul, defeated the Houston Rockets in game one of the Western Conference Semifinals on Monday night.
James Harden scored 34 points, Terrence Jones had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Los Angeles Clippers 100-98 on Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game season series.
James Harden had 21 points, Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets snapped a six-game skid to the Los Angeles Clippers with a 110-105 win on Wednesday night.
DeAndre Jordan had 24 points and 20 rebounds, Jamal Crawford and J.J. Redick each had 20 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Houston Rockets 110-95 on Wednesday night.
James Harden had 37 points and eight rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 99-87 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night, sending Los Angeles to its eighth straight defeat.
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.
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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.