Warriors first Western Conference team to go 14-0 vs East since 1971-72 Lakers (won first 19 vs East).
FWIW, I saw Nick Young leave Staples Center on Sunday night. He was with a member of the Lakers community relations department.
There was some skepticism Young left because he has a bunch of shoes still at his locker. But Lakers say he's gone
Lakers say they believe Nick Young is gone for the night. If so, he left without speaking to reporters after being benched at halftime.
Lakers actually out-shot the Rockets 43.0% to 40.2% - but LAL missed 12 of 13 three-pointers (7.7%) to Houston's 13 of 44 (29.5%)
Lakers drop their eighth consecutive game, lose to Rockets, 99-87.
Final: HOU 99, LAL 87. Lakers have lost eight straight, matching their longest skid since they lost eight straight from March 14-27, 2005.
FINAL: Lakers 87, Rockets 99.
Lakers lose 99-87 to Houston. This marks the team's eighth straight loss.
Final: Rockets 99, Lakers 87. Boozer had 18 and 11 off the bench, Lin 14 (10 FT's) and 6, Ellington 13 and 5. Harden had 37/8/5.
FINAL: Rockets 99, Lakers 87. Harden (37 points) was awesome, but Rockets did not play very well. They will need better vs Dallas on Wed.
All smiles, Dwight chants along to "Howard sucks" chant from Lakers fans
Rockets 99 - Lakers 87 - that'll do for the night
Lakers fans uncork a "Howard Sucks" chant. He's on the Rockets' bench in a light blue suit, out with a sprained ankle.
Loud “Howard Sucks” chants from Lakers fans. Howard is smiling, singing along, asking for fans to be louder.
Scratch that. 37 points for James Harden. Lakers have NO answer for the player likely to replace Kobe as the West All-Star starter.
Corey Brewer corner three should give the Rockets enough breathing room - Lakers haven't quit on this one yet
Lakers recortaron el déficit a 11 antes del triple de Corey Brewer.
Lakers making a run at the Rockets, closing gap to 11 pts. Rockets had led by 25.
James Harden just whipped a pass baseline into the Lakers bench. I wonder if he saw the red "fit" shirts out of the corner of his eye.
Players don't tank and the Lakers were competitive for the most part, but this new lineup change that will last 15-20 games? Nope.