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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17: Antawn Jamison #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket against Omer Asik #3 of the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on April 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers, Clippers Advance To Playoffs, STAPLES To Host 7 Games

LA fans will see both of their hometown teams in the NBA Playoffs when the first round kicks off this weekend.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/18/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17: Antawn Jamison #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket against Omer Asik #3 of the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on April 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Finish 7th After OT Win Over Houston, To Play Banged-Up Spurs In 1st Round

Steve Blake scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added his seventh career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers secured the seventh playoff seed in the Western Conference with a 99-95 overtime victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.

04/17/2013

Los Angeles Clippers v Houston Rockets

Clippers Get Routed By Harden-less Rockets 98-81

Jeremy Lin, Chandler Parsons and Francisco Garcia scored 15 points apiece to lead the Houston Rockets to a 98-81 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.

03/30/2013

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets walks across the court past Al Jefferson #25 of the Utah Jazz at Toyota Center on March 20, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Jazz Lose To Rockets 100-93, Are One And A Half Behind Lakers

James Harden had 29 points and the Rockets improved their positioning in the Western Conference playoff race with a 100-93 win over the Utah Jazz.

03/20/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Chauncey Billups #1 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives against Carlos Delfino #10 of the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on February 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Billups Scores Season-High 19 Points To Lead Clippers Past Rockets

Caron Butler scored 17 of his 19 points in the opening quarter when the Clippers shot 77 percent and Los Angeles led all the way in beating the Houston Rockets 106-96 on Wednesday night for their third win in a row.

02/13/2013

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 15: Jamal Crawford #11 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives the ball against Carlos Delfino #10 of the Houston Rockets on January 15, 2013 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Crawford Scores 30 To Lead Clippers Past Rockets 117-109

Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, including 12 straight to start the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers looked just fine without Chris Paul in a 117-109 win over the struggling Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.

01/15/2013

: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets is defended by Robert Sacre #50 and Kobe Bryant #24 and Mette World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center on January 8, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Lakers Allow 125 Points In Loss To Rockets

Situation with the Los Angeles Lakers keeps getting worse and worse as the Houston Rockets beat the Lakers 125-112 Tuesday night at the Toyota Center.

01/08/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 4: Steve Nash #10 of the Los Angeles Lakers greets teammates before playing the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on January 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Steve Nash Becomes 5th Person To Reach 10,000 Assists

Steve Nash got his 10,000th assist Tuesday night against the Houston Rockets., becoming the 5th person to ever to reach the milestone in the NBA.

01/08/2013

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 4: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets on December 4, 2012 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rockets Come From Behind, Down 17, To Beat Lakers 107-105

Toney Douglas had a season-high 22 points and Greg Smith added a career-best 21 to help the Houston Rockets overcome a tough outing by James Harden and rally for a 107-105 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

12/04/2012

Rocket Jeremy Lin tries to get past Laker Dwight Howard. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Surging Lakers Handle Rockets, 119-108

Kobe Bryant had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his 18th career triple-double, and the revitalized Los Angeles Lakers ran past the Houston Rockets 119-108 Sunday night for their fourth victory in five games since firing coach Mike Brown.

11/18/2012

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Linsanity Will Head To Houston

Jeremy Lin is leaving New York and taking Linsanity to Houston. The New York Knicks announced Tuesday night that they will not match the Houston Rockets’ three-year, $25 million offer for Lin, a restricted free-agent.

07/17/2012

Los Angeles Lakers v Oklahoma City Thunder -  Game Five

Report: Bynum Already Looking At Free Agency Options

The Los Angeles Lakers could be looking at a future without Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard.

07/08/2012

Miami Heat v Orlando Magic

Houston Re-Shaping Roster To Make Run At Dwight Howard?

The Minnesota Timberwolves were in the market for a capable perimeter shooter, ideally a veteran with experience in coach Rick Adelman’s system to help balance a frontcourt-heavy roster. The Houston Rockets could be looking for something much, much bigger.

06/26/2012

Los Angeles Lakers v Houston Rockets

Bynum Get Tossed As Rockets Rally To Beat Lakers

Goran Dragic hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 28 seconds left and finished with 16 points and 13 assists in the Houston Rockets 107-104 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.

03/20/2012

Houston Rockets v Los Angeles Clippers

Paul Scores 23 To Lead Clippers Past Rockets

Chris Paul scored 12 of his 23 points in the final 2:42, including a go-ahead layup with 24.6 seconds left, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 95-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday.

03/17/2012

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