“I never came into the league as a kid saying, ‘I want to be number one in playoff wins.’ I always said I want to be a part of a winning culture and be a winning player and do whatever it takes to help my team-mates win and this is the result of it.
“I just thought in the second half they played a little bit harder than we did,” D’Antoni said. “Our legs, we were a little slow off a lot of things, especially on the defensive end. We didn’t create enough turnovers to run.”
LeBron surpasses Jordan as Lakers top Trail Blazers in Game 3, Giannis’ Bucks move ahead
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) September 11, 2020 Houston – who overcame a 3-1 deficit in the second round of the 2015 playoffs – put together a 18-2 run to close within 103-96 but the Lakers managed to hold in in Orlando, Florida.
Houston won Game 1 of the series and lost the next four. Saturday’s finale came a day after Danuel House — who averaged 11.4 points in nine playoff games this season — was told to leave the bubble. An NBA investigation showed he had an unauthorized guest in his room for several hours earlier this […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA – SEPTEMBER 12: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts with Danny Green #14 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the third quarter in Game Five of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on September […]
The Rockets, led by James Harden’s 27 points and double-doubles from Russell Westbrook (10 points and 13 rebounds) and P.J. Tucker (18 points and 11 rebounds), outscored the Lakers 41-23 in the third quarter but a 27-17 final period in favour of the Lakers saw Houston fall.
He’s a great player. He ruled the lesser Eastern Conference for nearly a decade. He plays in the largest postseason format, both by number of teams included and games per round, the NBA has used. Of course, LeBron credited his teammates and coaches.
Rockets: Danuel House missed the game for what D’Antoni said were personal reasons unrelated to COVID-19. House had scored 13 points off the bench in Game 2. … This marked the fourth time in D’Antoni’s tenure that Houston split the first two games of a playoff series. In the previous three instances, the Game 3 […]
LeBron and Davis star as Lakers level series, Bucks stay alive in NBA playoffs