Houston 109, L.A. Lakers 99

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 8:30 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #34 Marc Davis, # Marat Kogut, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 18116

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Lakers 26 30 22 21 99
Houston 23 30 23 33 109

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Lakers 13-6 8-2 5-4 L4
Houston 6-12 4-4 2-8 W1

Recap

Shane Battier scored 11 of his 17 points in the final three minutes and Kevin Martin finished with 22 points as the Houston Rockets surged past the Los Angeles Lakers 109-99 on Wednesday.

Luis Scola chipped in 14 points and nine rebounds and Kyle Lowry had 10 assists for Houston, which outscored the Lakers 33-21 in the fourth quarter.

Los Angeles led by as much as 91-84 after Matt Barnes knocked down a pair of free throws with 7:01 remaining. But the Rockets chipped away, knotting it at 97-97 on Battier’s 3-pointer with 2:51 left and taking the lead when Battier drilled another from beyond the arc on the next possession.

Kobe Bryant pulled the Lakers back within a point on two free throws but Battier drained another jumper.

Trailing by three points with under a minute left, Derek Fisher fouled Battier on 3-point attempt and he converted all three free chances to put the game away.

Bryant finished with 27 points and Lamar Odom added 25 and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles, which has lost four straight games for the first time since the 2006-07 campaign.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Lakers   Houston
Kobe Bryant 27 Scoring Kevin Martin 22
Steve Blake 5 Assists Kyle Lowry 10
Lamar Odom 11 Rebounds Luis Scola 9
Kobe Bryant 7 Free Throws Made Kevin Martin 10
Kobe Bryant 4 Steals Kyle Lowry 2
Lamar Odom 2 Blocks Shane Battier 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Lakers 99 45.1 5-16 20-23 20 40 5 8 12
Houston 109 50.6 10-22 19-21 27 37 5 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Memphis. The Rockets have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .417 after a loss.
  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Lakers have a W/L % of .846 after a win and .200 after a loss.
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