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Rockets vs Lakers Game 5 Thread

After dropping three straight, the Houston Rockets look to avoid elimination tonight against the Los Angeles Lakers.  

Los Angeles Lakers v Houston Rockets - Game Four Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers, September 12, 2020, 7:00 p.m. CDT

Location: The Arena, Orlando, FL


Radio: SportsTalk790

Online: Rockets App

Lakers SB Nation Blog: Silver Screen and Roll

Projected Starting Lineups

Rockets: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Eric Gordon, Robert Covington, P.J. Tucker

Lakers: LeBron James, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Danny Green, Markieff Morris Anthony Davis

For the second time this post-season, the Houston Rockets look to keep their season alive in an elimination game tonight against the Los Angeles Lakers. Despite shooting 42.4% from beyond the arc, the Rockets suffered a 110-100 Game 4 loss on Thursday. Russell Westbrook scored 25 points (8-16 FG) in the loss.

Anthony Davis led the way with 29 points and 12 rebounds, but the Lakers received a huge boost from their role players. Alex Caruso matched LeBron James point total with 16 points, while Rajon Rondo recorded 11 points and 10 rebounds off the bench.

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