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Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers Play-By-Play, December 25, 2003

Houston Rockets
99

16-12 (Won 1)
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Los Angeles Lakers
87

20-7 (Lost 2)
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5:30 PM, December 25, 2003
STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, California

Play-by-play stats are unofficial. Minor differences with official season totals may exist.

Ties & Lead Changes
Ties6
Lead changes4
Game tied2:12.7
Houston led44:24.0
LA Lakers led1:23.3
Most Consecutive Points
Houston7
LA Lakers10
Longest Scoring Drought
Houston4:44.9
LA Lakers2:42.0
Scoring Leaders
1stJ. Jackson10
2nd2 tied10
3rdK. Bryant11
4thS. Francis8
TotK. Bryant23
Rebounding Leaders
1st2 tied4
2ndH. Grant5
3rd3 tied4
4thM. Taylor7
TotH. Grant11
Assist Leaders
1stS. Francis3
2ndG. Payton4
3rdK. Bryant3
4thB. Russell2
Tot2 tied7

Play-By-Play

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1st Quarter
Time Houston Score LA Lakers
12:00.0 Start of 1st quarter
12:00.0 Jump ball: S. O'Neal vs. K. Cato (G. Payton gains possession)
11:37.0   0-0 G. Payton misses 2-pt shot at rim
11:36.0 Defensive rebound by J. Jackson 0-0  
11:27.0 S. Francis makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft+22-0  
11:08.0   2-2+2S. Medvedenko makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft (assist by G. Payton)
10:46.0 Y. Ming makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft (assist by S. Francis)+24-2  
10:30.0   4-2 D. George misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft
10:28.0 Defensive rebound by S. Francis 4-2  
10:15.0 C. Mobley misses 2-pt shot from 20 ft 4-2  
10:13.0   4-2 Defensive rebound by S. O'Neal
10:07.0   4-2 S. Medvedenko misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft
10:06.0 Defensive rebound by S. Francis 4-2  
9:58.0 S. Francis misses 3-pt shot from 25 ft 4-2  
9:56.0 Offensive rebound by Y. Ming 4-2  
9:42.0 Shooting foul by S. O'Neal 4-2  
9:42.0 Y. Ming makes free throw 1 of 2+15-2  
9:42.0 Y. Ming makes free throw 2 of 2+16-2  
9:30.0   6-4+2S. O'Neal makes 2-pt shot from 11 ft (assist by D. George)
9:17.0 J. Jackson makes 3-pt shot from 26 ft (assist by S. Francis)+39-4  
9:02.0   9-4 S. O'Neal misses 2-pt shot at rim (block by Y. Ming)
8:55.0 Defensive rebound by J. Jackson 9-4  
8:52.0 J. Jackson misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft 9-4  
8:51.0 Offensive rebound by Y. Ming 9-4  
8:49.0 Y. Ming makes 2-pt shot at rim+211-4  
8:49.0   11-4 LA Lakers full timeout
8:30.0   11-6+2S. Medvedenko makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft (assist by D. George)
8:15.0 C. Mobley makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft+213-6  
8:04.0   13-6 Turnover by K. Bryant (bad pass; steal by K. Cato)
7:54.0 K. Cato makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by C. Mobley)+215-6  
7:39.0   15-6 S. Medvedenko misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft
7:37.0 Defensive rebound by C. Mobley 15-6  
7:19.0 Shooting foul by G. Payton 15-6  
7:19.0 S. Francis makes free throw 1 of 2+116-6  
7:19.0 S. Francis makes free throw 2 of 2+117-6  
7:00.0   17-6 Turnover by G. Payton (lost ball; steal by J. Jackson)
6:44.0 Turnover by S. Francis (poss. lost ball) 17-6  
6:30.0   17-6 S. Medvedenko misses 2-pt shot from 14 ft (block by K. Cato)
6:28.0 Defensive rebound by K. Cato 17-6  
6:15.0 Y. Ming misses 2-pt shot from 11 ft 17-6  
6:13.0 Offensive rebound by K. Cato 17-6  
6:11.0 Turnover by K. Cato (bad pass; steal by G. Payton) 17-6  
6:06.0   17-8+2D. George makes 2-pt shot from 21 ft (assist by G. Payton)
5:43.0 J. Jackson misses 2-pt shot from 12 ft 17-8  
5:42.0   17-8 Defensive rebound by S. O'Neal
5:36.0   17-8 S. Medvedenko misses 2-pt shot from 15 ft
5:35.0   17-8 Offensive rebound by S. O'Neal
5:35.0   17-8 Shooting foul by Y. Ming
5:35.0   17-8 H. Grant enters the game for S. Medvedenko
5:35.0   17-9+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 1 of 2
5:35.0   17-10+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 2 of 2
5:20.0 S. Francis misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft 17-10  
5:19.0   17-10 Defensive rebound by G. Payton
5:10.0   17-10 H. Grant misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft
5:08.0 Defensive rebound by J. Jackson 17-10  
4:54.0 Houston full timeout 17-10  
4:46.0 J. Jackson makes 3-pt shot from 24 ft (assist by C. Mobley)+320-10  
4:25.0   20-13+3D. George makes 3-pt shot from 25 ft (assist by K. Bryant)
4:08.0 J. Jackson makes 2-pt shot from 15 ft (assist by Y. Ming)+222-13  
3:48.0   22-15+2S. O'Neal makes 2-pt shot at rim
3:30.0 Y. Ming makes 2-pt shot from 9 ft+224-15  
3:24.0   24-17+2G. Payton makes 2-pt shot from 6 ft
3:02.0 C. Mobley makes 3-pt shot from 25 ft (assist by K. Cato)+327-17  
2:46.0   27-17 D. George misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft
2:45.0 Defensive rebound by K. Cato 27-17  
2:29.0 C. Mobley misses 2-pt shot from 20 ft 27-17  
2:29.0   27-17 Defensive rebound by Team
2:29.0 M. Taylor enters the game for Y. Ming 27-17  
2:09.0   27-17 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot at rim
2:07.0   27-17 Offensive rebound by K. Bryant
2:06.0   27-17 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot at rim (block by K. Cato)
2:04.0 Defensive rebound by S. Francis 27-17  
1:59.0 J. Jackson makes 2-pt shot from 21 ft (assist by S. Francis)+229-17  
1:41.0   29-17 Personal foul by K. Cato
1:41.0   29-17 D. Fisher enters the game for K. Bryant
1:41.0 E. Piatkowski enters the game for C. Mobley 29-17  
1:37.0   29-17 D. George misses 3-pt shot from 26 ft
1:35.0 Defensive rebound by J. Jackson 29-17  
1:17.0 S. Francis makes 2-pt shot from 19 ft+231-17  
0:58.9   31-17 S. O'Neal misses 2-pt shot at rim
0:57.9   31-17 H. Grant misses 2-pt shot at rim
0:57.9   31-17 Offensive rebound by H. Grant
0:56.9   31-19+2H. Grant makes 2-pt shot at rim
0:56.9   31-19 Offensive rebound by H. Grant
0:37.9 J. Jackson misses 2-pt shot at rim 31-19  
0:34.9   31-19 Defensive rebound by H. Grant
0:24.1   31-19 Turnover by D. Fisher (bad pass)
0:07.0 M. Taylor makes 2-pt shot at rim+233-19  
0:00.9   33-19 G. Payton misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft
0:00.0 Defensive rebound by K. Cato 33-19  
0:00.0 End of 1st quarter
2nd Quarter (Back to Top)
Time Houston Score LA Lakers
12:00.0 Start of 2nd quarter
11:46.0 J. Jackson makes 2-pt shot from 19 ft (assist by S. Francis)+235-19  
11:28.0   35-19 D. Fisher misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft (block by E. Piatkowski)
11:23.0 Defensive rebound by S. Francis 35-19  
11:12.0 M. Taylor misses 2-pt shot from 13 ft 35-19  
11:11.0   35-19 Defensive rebound by H. Grant
11:04.0   35-21+2K. Bryant makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft (assist by G. Payton)
10:44.0 K. Cato misses 2-pt shot at rim 35-21  
10:42.0   35-21 Defensive rebound by H. Grant
10:32.0   35-21 D. Fisher misses 2-pt shot from 6 ft (block by M. Taylor)
10:30.0 Defensive rebound by K. Cato 35-21  
10:29.0 Turnover by K. Cato (bad pass; steal by H. Grant) 35-21  
10:24.0   35-23+2K. Bryant makes 2-pt shot from 12 ft (assist by G. Payton)
10:05.0 J. Jackson misses 2-pt shot at rim 35-23  
10:03.0   35-23 Defensive rebound by S. Medvedenko
9:58.0   35-23 Shooting foul by E. Piatkowski
9:58.0 Y. Ming enters the game for K. Cato 35-23  
9:58.0   35-24+1G. Payton makes free throw 1 of 2
9:58.0 C. Mobley enters the game for S. Francis 35-24  
9:58.0 M. Norris enters the game for J. Jackson 35-24  
9:58.0   35-24 S. O'Neal enters the game for H. Grant
9:58.0   35-25+1G. Payton makes free throw 2 of 2
9:39.0 C. Mobley makes 2-pt shot from 16 ft (assist by Y. Ming)+237-25  
9:16.0   37-27+2S. Medvedenko makes 2-pt shot from 7 ft (assist by G. Payton)
9:00.0 E. Piatkowski misses 3-pt shot from 26 ft 37-27  
9:00.0 Offensive rebound by Team 37-27  
8:52.0 C. Mobley misses 2-pt shot from 6 ft 37-27  
8:50.0 Offensive rebound by Y. Ming 37-27  
8:45.0 E. Piatkowski makes 3-pt shot from 25 ft (assist by M. Norris)+340-27  
8:35.0   40-27 Personal foul by Y. Ming
8:35.0   40-27 Official timeout
8:35.0   40-27 B. Russell enters the game for G. Payton
8:28.0   40-27 D. Fisher misses 3-pt shot from 26 ft
8:26.0   40-27 Offensive rebound by S. Medvedenko
8:18.0   40-27 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot at rim (block by Y. Ming)
8:16.0   40-27 Offensive rebound by K. Bryant
8:13.0   40-27 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot at rim
8:10.0 Defensive rebound by M. Norris 40-27  
8:01.0 C. Mobley misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft 40-27  
7:59.0   40-27 Defensive rebound by S. Medvedenko
7:54.0   40-27 Personal foul by M. Taylor
7:48.0   40-29+2K. Bryant makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by D. Fisher)
7:32.0 Personal foul by B. Russell 40-29  
7:25.0 Defensive three seconds by S. Medvedenko 40-29  
7:25.0 E. Piatkowski makes technical free throw+141-29  
7:25.0   41-29 H. Grant enters the game for S. Medvedenko
7:13.0 Y. Ming makes 2-pt shot from 14 ft+243-29  
7:03.0   43-29 Personal foul by M. Taylor
7:03.0 K. Cato enters the game for Y. Ming 43-29  
6:54.0   43-29 D. Fisher misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft
6:51.0   43-29 Offensive rebound by B. Russell
6:49.0   43-29 Turnover by B. Russell (bad pass; steal by E. Piatkowski)
6:45.0 E. Piatkowski misses 2-pt shot at rim 43-29  
6:45.0   43-29 Defensive rebound by Team
6:45.0   43-29 Loose ball foul by C. Mobley
6:45.0   43-30+1D. Fisher makes free throw 1 of 2
6:45.0   43-30 D. Fisher misses free throw 2 of 2
6:43.0 Defensive rebound by C. Mobley 43-30  
6:19.0 E. Piatkowski misses 3-pt shot from 27 ft 43-30  
6:18.0   43-30 Defensive rebound by S. O'Neal
6:06.0   43-32+2S. O'Neal makes 2-pt shot from 9 ft (assist by K. Bryant)
5:51.0 M. Norris misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft 43-32  
5:49.0   43-32 Defensive rebound by K. Bryant
5:42.0   43-32 Personal foul by K. Cato
5:42.0   43-32 LA Lakers full timeout
5:42.0   43-32 D. George enters the game for D. Fisher
5:42.0   43-32 G. Payton enters the game for B. Russell
5:42.0 Y. Ming enters the game for K. Cato 43-32  
5:42.0 S. Francis enters the game for E. Piatkowski 43-32  
5:42.0   43-33+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 1 of 2
5:42.0   43-34+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 2 of 2
5:28.0 M. Taylor makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft (assist by C. Mobley)+245-34  
5:04.0   45-34 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 14 ft
5:04.0 Defensive rebound by Team 45-34  
5:04.0 J. Jackson enters the game for M. Norris 45-34  
4:48.0 M. Taylor misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft 45-34  
4:47.0   45-34 Defensive rebound by K. Bryant
4:38.0   45-36+2S. O'Neal makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by H. Grant)
4:23.0 J. Jackson makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by C. Mobley)+247-36  
4:23.0 Shooting foul by H. Grant 47-36  
4:23.0 J. Jackson makes free throw 1 of 1+148-36  
4:08.0   48-36 D. George misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft
4:07.0   48-36 Offensive rebound by S. O'Neal
4:05.0   48-36 S. O'Neal misses 2-pt shot from 13 ft
4:05.0 Defensive rebound by Team 48-36  
4:05.0 Loose ball foul by D. George 48-36  
3:48.0 Y. Ming misses 2-pt shot from 5 ft 48-36  
3:44.0   48-36 Defensive rebound by H. Grant
3:33.0   48-36 Shooting foul by M. Taylor
3:33.0 A. Ford enters the game for M. Taylor 48-36  
3:33.0   48-36 S. O'Neal misses free throw 1 of 2
3:33.0   48-36 Offensive rebound by Team
3:33.0   48-37+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 2 of 2
3:13.0 S. Francis misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft 48-37  
3:11.0   48-37 Defensive rebound by G. Payton
3:06.0   48-37 Personal foul by J. Jackson
3:06.0   48-37 S. O'Neal misses free throw 1 of 2
3:06.0   48-38+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 2 of 2
3:06.0   48-38 Offensive rebound by Team
2:53.0 Y. Ming makes 2-pt shot from 22 ft (assist by S. Francis)+250-38  
2:40.0   50-38 Offensive foul by G. Payton
2:40.0   50-38 Turnover by G. Payton (offensive foul)
2:40.0 Houston full timeout 50-38  
2:30.0 Y. Ming makes 2-pt shot from 7 ft (assist by J. Jackson)+252-38  
2:11.0   52-40+2S. O'Neal makes 2-pt shot from 6 ft (assist by K. Bryant)
1:54.0 J. Jackson misses 2-pt shot at rim 52-40  
1:51.0 Y. Ming makes 2-pt shot at rim+254-40  
1:51.0 Offensive rebound by Y. Ming 54-40  
1:35.0   54-40 Shooting foul by A. Ford
1:35.0   54-41+1K. Bryant makes free throw 1 of 2
1:35.0   54-42+1K. Bryant makes free throw 2 of 2
1:21.0 S. Francis misses 2-pt shot from 20 ft 54-42  
1:19.0   54-42 Defensive rebound by K. Bryant
1:11.0   54-42 Turnover by S. O'Neal (3 sec)
0:52.9 Y. Ming misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft (block by S. O'Neal) 54-42  
0:49.7   54-42 Defensive rebound by H. Grant
0:47.4   54-42 Offensive foul by S. O'Neal
0:47.4   54-42 Turnover by S. O'Neal (offensive foul)
0:47.4 S. Padgett enters the game for Y. Ming 54-42  
0:47.4   54-42 S. Medvedenko enters the game for S. O'Neal
0:36.9 J. Jackson misses 2-pt shot at rim 54-42  
0:35.4   54-42 Defensive rebound by H. Grant
0:30.7   54-44+2K. Bryant makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by G. Payton)
0:15.5 Personal foul by G. Payton 54-44  
0:15.5   54-44 Technical foul by G. Payton
0:15.5 J. Jackson makes technical free throw+155-44  
0:15.5 Houston 20 second timeout 55-44  
0:15.5   55-44 D. Fisher enters the game for G. Payton
0:03.9 S. Francis misses 3-pt shot from 26 ft 55-44  
0:02.6 Offensive rebound by S. Padgett 55-44  
0:02.0 S. Padgett misses 2-pt shot at rim 55-44  
0:01.1 Offensive rebound by S. Francis 55-44  
0:00.9 S. Francis makes 2-pt shot at rim+257-44  
0:00.0 End of 2nd quarter
3rd Quarter (Back to Top)
Time Houston Score LA Lakers
12:00.0 Start of 3rd quarter
11:44.0 C. Mobley misses 2-pt shot at rim 57-44  
11:42.0   57-44 Defensive rebound by Team
11:25.0   57-44 Turnover by K. Bryant (bad pass; steal by S. Francis)
11:25.0 Personal foul by K. Bryant 57-44  
11:13.0 Turnover by C. Mobley (bad pass) 57-44  
11:00.0   57-44 S. Medvedenko misses 2-pt shot from 15 ft
10:58.0 Defensive rebound by K. Cato 57-44  
10:55.0 Turnover by K. Cato (bad pass; steal by G. Payton) 57-44  
10:49.0   57-46+2D. George makes 2-pt shot from 14 ft
10:32.0 Y. Ming misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft 57-46  
10:29.0   57-46 Defensive rebound by S. Medvedenko
10:21.0   57-46 S. Medvedenko misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft
10:20.0 Defensive rebound by J. Jackson 57-46  
10:06.0 Jump ball: S. O'Neal vs. C. Mobley (D. George gains possession)
10:06.0 Turnover by C. Mobley (lost ball; steal by K. Bryant) 57-46  
9:50.0   57-48+2D. George makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft (assist by K. Bryant)
9:31.0 S. Francis misses 3-pt shot from 26 ft 57-48  
9:29.0   57-48 Defensive rebound by D. George
9:09.0   57-48 S. O'Neal misses 2-pt shot from 8 ft
9:09.0   57-48 Offensive rebound by Team
9:07.0   57-50+2K. Bryant makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft (assist by D. George)
8:48.0 Y. Ming misses 2-pt shot from 9 ft 57-50  
8:47.0   57-50 Defensive rebound by S. Medvedenko
8:39.0   57-50 D. George misses 3-pt shot from 25 ft
8:38.0 Defensive rebound by Y. Ming 57-50  
8:27.0 Turnover by S. Francis (poss. lost ball) 57-50  
8:11.0   57-50 Shooting foul by K. Cato
8:11.0   57-51+1K. Bryant makes free throw 1 of 2
8:11.0   57-52+1K. Bryant makes free throw 2 of 2
7:56.0 C. Mobley misses 3-pt shot from 25 ft 57-52  
7:56.0   57-52 Defensive rebound by Team
7:43.0   57-52 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft
7:41.0   57-52 Offensive rebound by G. Payton
7:38.0   57-54+2G. Payton makes 2-pt shot from 14 ft
7:37.0 Houston full timeout 57-54  
7:16.0 Shooting foul by D. George 57-54  
7:16.0 J. Jackson makes free throw 1 of 2+158-54  
7:16.0 J. Jackson makes free throw 2 of 2+159-54  
6:59.0   59-54 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft
6:58.0   59-54 Offensive rebound by S. O'Neal
6:52.0   59-54 D. George misses 2-pt shot from 9 ft
6:50.0   59-54 Offensive rebound by S. Medvedenko
6:46.0   59-56+2S. Medvedenko makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by K. Bryant)
6:28.0 C. Mobley makes 2-pt shot at rim+261-56  
6:06.0   61-58+2K. Bryant makes 2-pt shot at rim
6:06.0   61-58 Shooting foul by Y. Ming
6:06.0   61-58 B. Russell enters the game for D. George
6:06.0   61-58 K. Bryant misses free throw 1 of 1
6:05.0 Defensive rebound by S. Francis 61-58  
5:54.0 Personal foul by K. Bryant 61-58  
5:50.0 K. Cato makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by S. Francis)+263-58  
5:28.0   63-58 S. O'Neal misses 2-pt shot from 6 ft (block by K. Cato)
5:27.0   63-58 Offensive rebound by S. O'Neal
5:27.0   63-58 Shooting foul by J. Jackson
5:27.0   63-58 S. O'Neal misses free throw 1 of 2
5:27.0   63-58 Offensive rebound by Team
5:27.0   63-58 S. O'Neal misses free throw 2 of 2
5:26.0 Defensive rebound by J. Jackson 63-58  
5:06.0 K. Cato misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft 63-58  
5:04.0   63-58 Defensive rebound by K. Bryant
4:58.0   63-61+3B. Russell makes 3-pt shot from 24 ft (assist by K. Bryant)
4:42.0 Shooting foul by S. Medvedenko 63-61  
4:42.0 S. Francis makes free throw 1 of 2+164-61  
4:42.0 M. Taylor enters the game for Y. Ming 64-61  
4:42.0 S. Francis makes free throw 2 of 2+165-61  
4:27.0   65-64+3K. Bryant makes 3-pt shot from 26 ft (assist by S. O'Neal)
4:00.0 M. Taylor makes 2-pt shot from 5 ft+267-64  
3:40.0   67-66+2K. Bryant makes 2-pt shot from 15 ft (assist by S. O'Neal)
3:20.0 S. Francis misses 2-pt shot at rim 67-66  
3:19.0   67-66 Defensive rebound by S. Medvedenko
3:09.0   67-66 Personal foul by S. Francis
3:09.0   67-66 LA Lakers full timeout
3:09.0   67-66 H. Grant enters the game for S. Medvedenko
3:03.0   67-66 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft
3:01.0   67-66 Offensive rebound by S. O'Neal
3:01.0   67-66 Personal foul by J. Jackson
3:01.0   67-67+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 1 of 2
3:01.0 Violation by K. Cato (lane) 67-67  
3:01.0   67-68+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 2 of 2
2:49.0 M. Taylor makes 2-pt shot from 12 ft+269-68  
2:49.0   69-68 Violation by S. O'Neal (def goaltending)
2:34.0   69-68 G. Payton misses 2-pt shot from 14 ft
2:32.0 Defensive rebound by M. Taylor 69-68  
2:27.0 Turnover by M. Taylor (bad pass; steal by G. Payton) 69-68  
2:24.0   69-70+2G. Payton makes 2-pt shot at rim
1:56.0 S. Francis misses 2-pt shot from 15 ft 69-70  
1:54.0   69-70 Defensive rebound by K. Bryant
1:42.0   69-70 G. Payton misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft
1:40.0 Defensive rebound by S. Francis 69-70  
1:39.0 Personal foul by B. Russell 69-70  
1:39.0 Y. Ming enters the game for K. Cato 69-70  
1:39.0 S. Francis makes free throw 1 of 2+170-70  
1:39.0 E. Piatkowski enters the game for C. Mobley 70-70  
1:39.0 S. Francis misses free throw 2 of 2 70-70  
1:38.0 Offensive rebound by S. Francis 70-70  
1:30.0 E. Piatkowski misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft 70-70  
1:28.0 Offensive rebound by Y. Ming 70-70  
1:24.0 Turnover by Y. Ming (bad pass; steal by G. Payton) 70-70  
1:24.0   70-70 Personal foul by S. Francis
1:24.0   70-71+1G. Payton makes free throw 1 of 2
1:24.0   70-71 G. Payton misses free throw 2 of 2
1:23.0 Defensive rebound by Y. Ming 70-71  
1:00.0 Y. Ming misses 2-pt shot from 5 ft 70-71  
0:59.5 Offensive rebound by Team 70-71  
0:57.7 Personal foul by G. Payton 70-71  
0:57.7 S. Francis misses free throw 1 of 2 70-71  
0:57.7 Offensive rebound by Team 70-71  
0:57.7   70-71 D. Fisher enters the game for G. Payton
0:57.7 S. Francis makes free throw 2 of 2+171-71  
0:39.9   71-71 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft (block by J. Jackson)
0:36.9 Defensive rebound by S. Francis 71-71  
0:31.0 S. Francis makes 2-pt shot from 16 ft+273-71  
0:09.9   73-71 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 8 ft
0:07.9 Defensive rebound by Y. Ming 73-71  
0:05.9 Turnover by Y. Ming (lost ball; steal by K. Bryant) 73-71  
0:03.9   73-71 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot at rim
0:02.5 Defensive rebound by Team 73-71  
0:00.1 S. Francis misses 3-pt shot from 60 ft 73-71  
0:00.0 Offensive rebound by Team 73-71  
0:00.0 End of 3rd quarter
4th Quarter (Back to Top)
Time Houston Score LA Lakers
12:00.0 Start of 4th quarter
11:40.0   73-71 Turnover by B. Russell (bad pass; steal by S. Francis)
11:36.0 S. Francis makes 2-pt shot at rim+275-71  
11:16.0   75-71 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft
11:15.0 Defensive rebound by Team 75-71  
11:15.0 Loose ball foul by H. Grant 75-71  
10:55.0 M. Taylor misses 2-pt shot from 10 ft 75-71  
10:53.0   75-71 Defensive rebound by B. Russell
10:42.0   75-73+2D. Fisher makes 2-pt shot from 20 ft (assist by B. Russell)
10:29.0 Offensive foul by Y. Ming 75-73  
10:29.0 Turnover by Y. Ming (offensive foul) 75-73  
10:10.0   75-73 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft
10:08.0   75-73 Offensive rebound by B. Russell
10:04.0   75-75+2S. Medvedenko makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by B. Russell)
9:46.0 Y. Ming makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by M. Taylor)+277-75  
9:28.0   77-75 D. Fisher misses 2-pt shot from 12 ft
9:26.0   77-75 Offensive rebound by K. Bryant
9:26.0   77-77+2K. Bryant makes 2-pt shot at rim
9:26.0   77-77 Shooting foul by Y. Ming
9:26.0   77-77 S. O'Neal enters the game for S. Medvedenko
9:26.0 C. Mobley enters the game for J. Jackson 77-77  
9:26.0 K. Cato enters the game for Y. Ming 77-77  
9:26.0   77-77 K. Bryant misses free throw 1 of 1
9:24.0 Defensive rebound by E. Piatkowski 77-77  
9:08.0 Shooting foul by K. Bryant 77-77  
9:08.0 C. Mobley misses free throw 1 of 2 77-77  
9:08.0 Offensive rebound by Team 77-77  
9:08.0 M. Norris enters the game for S. Francis 77-77  
9:08.0 C. Mobley makes free throw 2 of 2+178-77  
8:47.0   78-77 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 20 ft
8:45.0 Defensive rebound by K. Cato 78-77  
8:35.0 Personal foul by B. Russell 78-77  
8:35.0 Official timeout 78-77  
8:35.0   78-77 D. George enters the game for K. Bryant
8:35.0   78-77 G. Payton enters the game for B. Russell
8:27.0 C. Mobley misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft 78-77  
8:26.0   78-77 Defensive rebound by S. O'Neal
8:08.0   78-77 S. O'Neal misses 2-pt shot from 8 ft
8:05.0 Defensive rebound by M. Taylor 78-77  
7:52.0 M. Taylor makes 2-pt shot from 11 ft+280-77  
7:30.0   80-79+2G. Payton makes 2-pt shot from 20 ft (assist by H. Grant)
7:03.0 M. Norris misses 2-pt shot from 20 ft 80-79  
7:02.0   80-79 Defensive rebound by S. O'Neal
6:48.0   80-79 D. George misses 3-pt shot from 26 ft
6:47.0 Defensive rebound by M. Taylor 80-79  
6:35.0 Turnover by E. Piatkowski (step out of bounds) 80-79  
6:35.0 S. Francis enters the game for E. Piatkowski 80-79  
6:13.0   80-79 D. George misses 2-pt shot from 20 ft
6:12.0 Defensive rebound by M. Taylor 80-79  
6:03.0 C. Mobley makes 3-pt shot from 24 ft (assist by M. Norris)+383-79  
5:44.0   83-79 D. Fisher misses 3-pt shot from 26 ft
5:43.0 Defensive rebound by M. Taylor 83-79  
5:34.0 Personal foul by D. Fisher 83-79  
5:34.0 Houston full timeout 83-79  
5:34.0   83-79 K. Bryant enters the game for D. Fisher
5:21.0 M. Norris makes 3-pt shot from 24 ft (assist by S. Francis)+386-79  
5:04.0   86-79 Shooting foul by S. Francis
5:04.0   86-79 S. O'Neal misses free throw 1 of 2
5:04.0   86-79 Offensive rebound by Team
5:04.0   86-79 K. Rush enters the game for D. George
5:04.0   86-80+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 2 of 2
4:53.0 C. Mobley misses 2-pt shot at rim (block by S. O'Neal) 86-80  
4:52.0   86-80 Defensive rebound by Team
4:52.0   86-80 Loose ball foul by K. Cato
4:45.0   86-80 Turnover by K. Bryant (bad pass; steal by M. Taylor)
4:41.0 M. Taylor makes 2-pt shot at rim+288-80  
4:41.0   88-80 LA Lakers full timeout
4:27.0   88-80 Personal foul by C. Mobley
4:21.0   88-80 K. Bryant misses 3-pt shot from 27 ft
4:19.0 Defensive rebound by M. Taylor 88-80  
3:57.0 S. Francis makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft+290-80  
3:34.0   90-80 S. O'Neal misses 2-pt shot from 5 ft
3:32.0 Defensive rebound by Team 90-80  
3:12.0 M. Taylor misses 2-pt shot from 20 ft 90-80  
3:11.0   90-80 Defensive rebound by H. Grant
2:59.0   90-80 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 9 ft
2:57.0 Defensive rebound by K. Cato 90-80  
2:55.0 Jump ball: K. Bryant vs. K. Cato (S. Francis gains possession)
2:37.0 S. Francis misses 2-pt shot from 21 ft 90-80  
2:37.0   90-80 Defensive rebound by Team
2:27.0   90-80 Personal foul by C. Mobley
2:27.0   90-80 S. O'Neal misses free throw 1 of 2
2:27.0   90-80 Offensive rebound by Team
2:27.0   90-81+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 2 of 2
2:20.0 Houston full timeout 90-81  
2:20.0 J. Jackson enters the game for M. Norris 90-81  
2:20.0   90-81 D. George enters the game for K. Rush
2:04.0 S. Francis misses 2-pt shot from 5 ft (block by S. O'Neal) 90-81  
2:00.0 M. Taylor misses 2-pt shot at rim 90-81  
2:00.0 Offensive rebound by M. Taylor 90-81  
1:59.0   90-81 Defensive rebound by H. Grant
1:52.0   90-81 G. Payton misses 2-pt shot from 11 ft
1:52.0 Defensive rebound by Team 90-81  
1:52.0 Loose ball foul by S. O'Neal 90-81  
1:52.0 K. Cato makes free throw 1 of 2+191-81  
1:52.0 K. Cato misses free throw 2 of 2 91-81  
1:50.0   91-81 Defensive rebound by H. Grant
1:35.0   91-81 K. Bryant misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft
1:34.0 Defensive rebound by C. Mobley 91-81  
1:16.0 S. Francis makes 2-pt shot from 15 ft+293-81  
1:10.0   93-81 Shooting foul by S. Francis
1:10.0   93-82+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 1 of 2
1:10.0   93-83+1S. O'Neal makes free throw 2 of 2
1:06.0 Houston 20 second timeout 93-83  
1:06.0 Houston full timeout 93-83  
1:06.0   93-83 L. Walton enters the game for S. O'Neal
0:56.9 Personal foul by K. Bryant 93-83  
0:56.9 S. Francis makes free throw 1 of 2+194-83  
0:56.9 S. Francis makes free throw 2 of 2+195-83  
0:42.9   95-83 G. Payton misses 2-pt shot at rim
0:40.9 Defensive rebound by M. Taylor 95-83  
0:31.1 Personal foul by D. George 95-83  
0:31.1 M. Taylor makes free throw 1 of 2+196-83  
0:31.1 M. Taylor makes free throw 2 of 2+197-83  
0:20.6   97-85+2D. George makes 2-pt shot from 19 ft (assist by G. Payton)
0:18.6 Personal foul by D. George 97-85  
0:18.6 C. Mobley makes free throw 1 of 2+198-85  
0:18.6 C. Mobley makes free throw 2 of 2+199-85  
0:05.9   99-85 H. Grant misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft
0:04.8   99-87+2G. Payton makes 2-pt shot at rim
0:04.8   99-87 Offensive rebound by G. Payton
0:00.0 End of 4th quarter