This Lakers win was a welcome relief after the drama that has consumed the team.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 12/27L 117-116
- 12/28L 118-107
- 12/30W 121-114
- 1/2L 107-100
- 1/4L 119-112
- 1/6L 108-86
- 1/7W 107-97
- 1/9W 113-100
- 1/11L 113-95
- 1/13L 101-95
- 1/15W 107-100
- 1/17W 138-128
- 1/19L 138-134
- 1/21L 130-111
- 1/24L 120-105
- 1/27W 116-102
- 1/29L 121-105
- 1/31W 123-120
- 2/2L 115-101
- 2/5L 136-94
- 2/7W 129-128
- 2/10L 143-120
- 2/12L 117-113
- 2/21W 111-106
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LeBron James scored 29 points, Brandon Ingram added 27 and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit midway through the third quarter to defeat the Houston Rockets 111-106 on Thursday night.
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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer
Mike Muscala (sprained right ankle) is out tonight against Houston. Josh Hart and Tyson Chandler are available to play.
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Baxter Holmes ESPN Senior Writer
Injury update for the Lakers entering Thursday's game against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center: Lakers guard Josh Hart (knee) and big man Mike Muscala (sprained ankle) each practiced Wednesday and are both considered probable to play while center Tyson Chandler (stiff neck) didn't practice and is considered questionable. Point guard Lonzo Ball (ankle) has not yet returned to practice; he last played Jan. 19.
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