The Houston Rockets hosted the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant this Saturday night for the first time this season. While there’s still three games ahead between both teams, this could’ve been the last time we saw the Black Mamba at Clutch City as we can’t be certain of whether he’ll remain healthy for his final trip to Houston April 10th.
The game also featured the always entertaining clash between former teammates Kobe Bryant and (according to Kobe) “Soft” Dwight Howard as well as Trevor Ariza’s return to the Rockets lineup.
In the end, despite a valiant effort from Bryant, it just wasn’t enough as the Rockets one-two punch were on fire and Harden and Howard completely took over the game and the Rockets held a healthy lead that ranged from 10 to 20 points throughout the entire game.
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