Lakers and Anthony Davis will host Rockets At STAPLES Center. The Rockets are coming off a 125-110 home win over the Charlotte Hornets. James Harden contributed 40 points (11-of-26 from the field), 12 assists and 9 rebounds.
The Lakers are coming off a 129-102 home win over the San-Antonio Spurs. LeBron James was solid with 36 points (12-of-20 from the field), 9 assists and 7 rebounds. Kyle Kuzma contributed 18 points (7-of-11 FG) and 12 rebounds.
Will Anthony Davis replicate his monstrous 18 point performance in the last games win over the Spurs? The Lakers have won the last meeting between the teams on the road. The Rockets will attempt to keep their momentum going having won 4 out of their last 5 games. Both teams will be featuring their full lineups with no crucial players sitting out the contest.
The Lakers are averaging 26.041 assists, while the Rockets are averaging only 21.62. Widening this gap in passing will be key for the Lakers to win.
The Lakers and the Rockets will be playing their second game in two nights. The Lakers will be playing at away vs GSW, home vs PHX, away vs DEN.