In an all around team effort the Lakers clinch the 7th seed in the West, beating the Houston Rockets in overtime 99-95! They will take on the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference playoffs. Game 1 in San Antonio is on Sunday.
In tonight’s win, Steve Blake went 6-20 with 24 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. Pau Gasol had a triple double (!!) going 7-17 with 17 points, 20 (!!!) rebounds, and 11 assists. Dwight Howard also went 6-15 for 16 points, 18 (!!!) rebounds, 2 assists, 4 blocked shots, and some monster defensive plays late in the game.