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NBA Preview: Lakers vs. Rockets

Home: Los Angeles Lakers (52-19)

Away: Houston Rockets (44-28)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Saturday at 8:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

ESPN

Anthony Davis will lead Los Angeles against James Harden and Houston on Saturday.
In their last time out the Lakers won versus Houston, 110-100. Anthony Davis led the way, scoring 29 points while chipping in 12 rebounds and five assists.
The Rockets are coming off a loss to Los Angeles. Russell Westbrook led them in scoring with 25 points while also contributing three rebounds and three assists.

Lakers Stat Leaders

Scoring: Anthony Davis, 26.1 ppg

Rebounds: Anthony Davis, 9.3 rpg

Assists: LeBron James, 10.2 apg

Overview: Anthony Davis powers the Lakers offense, Davis put up a line of 26.1 points, 9.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists during the season. LeBron James is another player to keep an eye on for Los Angeles, James averaged 25.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 10.2 assists on the year.

Rockets Stat Leaders

Scoring: James Harden, 34.3 ppg

Rebounds: Russell Westbrook, 7.9 rpg

Assists: James Harden, 7.5 apg

Overview: The Rockets biggest impact player on offense is James Harden who averaged 34.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 7.5 assists during the regular season. Russell Westbrook is another player to keep an eye on for Houston, Westbrook averaged 27.2 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.6 steals on the year.

Season Stats Comparison


Lakers vs. Rockets season stats comparison.
Los Angeles Lakers Houston Rockets
113.4 Points 116.6
107.5 Points Against 112.3
61% Points In Paint Pct 57%
48% Field Goals Pct 45%
35% Three Points Pct 35%
73% Free Throws Pct 79%
45.8 Rebounds 43.7
25.4 Assists 21.6
129.9 Efficiency 120.4
14.6 Turnovers 14
39 Bench Points 28

Previous Results (Regular Season)

  • Aug 6, 2020 - Rockets 113 vs. Lakers 97
  • Feb 6, 2020 - Lakers 111 vs. Rockets 121
  • Jan 18, 2020 - Rockets 115 vs. Lakers 124
  • Feb 21, 2019 - Lakers 111 vs. Rockets 106
  • Dec 13, 2018 - Rockets 126 vs. Lakers 111
  • Oct 20, 2018 - Lakers 115 vs. Rockets 124
  • Team Records
      HOU LAL  
    49-35
    All
    62-21
    28-14
    Home
    31-12
    21-21
    Away
    31-9
    41-27
    as Fav
    55-19
    8-8
    as Dog
    7-2
    37-46
    ATS
    44-38
    20-22
    ATS Home
    21-21
    17-24
    ATS Away
    23-17
    32-50
    O/U
    38-45
    15-26
    O/U Home
    18-25
    17-24
    O/U Away
    20-20
    Leaders
    Points
    Harden Photo
    Houston Rockets
    2335
    James Photo
    Los Angeles Lakers
    1698
    Rebounds
    Tucker Photo
    Houston Rockets
    476
    Davis Photo
    Los Angeles Lakers
    577
    Assists
    Harden Photo
    Houston Rockets
    512
    James Photo
    Los Angeles Lakers
    684
    Last 5 Games
    Rockets
    Date Opp Result
    09/12 @
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    L 96-119
    09/10 vs
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    L 110-100
    09/08 vs
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    L 112-102
    09/06 @
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    L 109-117
    09/04 @
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    W 112-97
    Lakers
    Date Opp Result
    09/20 vs
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    W 103-105
    09/18 vs
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    W 114-126
    09/12 vs
    Rockets logo
    HOU
    W 96-119
    09/10 @
    Rockets logo
    HOU
    W 110-100
    09/08 @
    Rockets logo
    HOU
    W 112-102