The Lakers closed out a challenging series with an easy 89-70 victory over the Rockets at home. Pau Gasol dominated the boards with 18 rebounds. Los Angeles will face Denver in the Western Conference Finals. Watch Now
Although the Rockets absorbed some hits and shed the most blood, they surprised the Lakers 100-92 in Game 1.
In an emotionally charged game featuring ejections of both Derek Fisher and Ron Artest, Kobe Bryant scored 40 to lift the Lakers over the Rockets.
With Derek Fisher out due to a suspension, the Lakers stormed into Houston and outlasted the Rockets to win Game 3.
Without Yao Ming, the Rockets got big games from Shane Battier and Aaron Brooks in their Game 4 thrashing of the Lakers.
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers picked it up in the second quarter and ran away with Game 5 in a big-time rout of the Rockets.
Luis Scola got the Rockets off to a fast start and Houston ran away with a Game 6 victory to send the series back to L.A for Game 7.
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