Here are the highlights of the Game 2 Western Conference Semi-Finals match between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets which was scheduled on September 7, 2020 (Local Time).
The Los Angeles Lakers defeats and ties the series against the Houston Rockets.
The Lakers started the game hot as they ended the first quarter with a 16 point advantage.
“The King” almost finished the game with a triple-double as he scored 28 points, collected 11 rebounds, and dished out 9 assists.
His partner in crime, Anthony Davis put up big numbers as he always does. He ended the game with a double-double as he scored 34 huge points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Not only that, he also blocked a shot.
Markieff Morris, Rajon Rondo, and Kyle Kuzma came up big in this game as they stepped up and contributed double-digit numbers in their performances.
Morris scored 16 points and drained down 4 three-point shots in the first quarter.
On the contrary, “The Beard” also played well as he scored 27 points, dished out 7 assists, and hit 4 three-point shots. Despite his good performance, he could not bring his team the win.
With him is Eric Gordon who also had a big game. He scored 24 points, most of them came from pull-up and spot-up three-point shots as he hits 6 of them.
The Lakers defeats the Rockets in Game 2 with a score of 109-117 in favor of the Lakers.
The series will resume on Wednesday at 9:00 AM for Game 3.
Los Angeles Vs Houston Game 2 Box Score
Lakers (117) – Davis 34, James 28, Morris 16, Kuzma 13, Rondo 10.
Rockets (109) – Harden 27, Gordon 24, Tucker 18, Covington 17, Westbrook 10.