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Houston Rockets Stay Alive With Win vs Lakers- Player Grades

Apr 10, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) jokes with Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) during the second half at the Toyota Center. The Rockets defeat the Lakers 130-110. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 10, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) jokes with Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) during the second half at the Toyota Center. The Rockets defeat the Lakers 130-110. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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The Houston Rockets bid adieu to Kobe Bryant, but more importantly won the game keeping their playoff hopes alive. SCS reviews the game via player grades.

After their disappointing loss to the Suns, it’s no surprise the Houston Rockets came away with a win against the Los Angeles Lakers. Both games are just a constant reminder of the inconsistency of their season.

This was by far one of the most entertaining games of the year. As James Harden and Kobe Bryant squared off for the final appearance by Black Mamba in Houston. Overall, it was a great win by the Rockets as they continue to keep their playoff hopes alive.

169. 110. 20. . 130

Rockets Player Grades

B-. For the first time in weeks, <a href=. C. Houston Rockets. DWIGHT HOWARD

B-. Surprisingly, <a href=. PF-C. Houston Rockets. DONATAS MOTIEJUNAS

B. It was a tale of two halves for <a href=. SF. Houston Rockets. TREVOR ARIZA

Playing against his idol for the final time, <a href=. SG. Houston Rockets. JAMES HARDEN. A+

<a href=. PG. Houston Rockets. PATRICK BEVERLEY. B

Best Reserve

B. Overall, Houston’s bench made a great contribution tonight. However, it was <a href=. G. Houston Rockets. JASON TERRY

Best Opponent:

A+.  This afternoon we saw vintage <a href=. SG. Los Angeles Lakers. KOBE BRYANT

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