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4/19/2004 - Los Angeles Daily News
L.A. romp puts Houston in 2-0 hole
4/17/2004 - MSNBC
Rockets will regret losing this one
4/17/2004 - Los Angeles Times
Lakers Look Lost, but in the End Find a Way to Escape
4/17/2004 - Los Angeles Times
Rockets Fall Flat When It Counts
4/17/2004 - Los Angeles Times
One Coach Admires Another
4/17/2004 - Los Angeles Times
This Time, Bryant's One-Shot Half Is Just Right
4/16/2004 - ESPN
The long, winding road
4/16/2004 - Houston Chronicle
Rockets fall to Lakers, 72-71
4/16/2004 - Los Angeles Times
Pulled Out of Thin Air
Lakers 72, Rockets 71
APRIL 17, 2004 - ROAD: LOS ANGELES   CLUTCH RECAP  |  2003-2004 SEASON STATS  |  HISTORY VS. LAKERS

Houston Rockets (71)
Name
M
FG-A
3P-A
FT-A
OFF
DEF
REB
AST
STL
TO
BS
PF
PTS
44
6-14
1-2
5-8
2
7
9
5
1
7
0
3
18
46
5-19
1-7
0-0
1
11
12
1
3
2
0
1
11
44
5-13
0-3
0-0
1
6
7
3
1
7
2
3
10
38
4-11
0-0
2-2
3
8
11
3
0
2
1
6
10
26
3-7
0-0
0-1
2
3
5
0
1
1
2
2
6
17
4-7
0-0
3-3
2
2
4
1
0
0
0
5
11
11
1-3
0-0
1-2
1
2
3
0
0
0
0
1
3
6
1-1
0-0
0-0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
4
0-1
0-0
0-0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0-0
0-0
0-0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
TOTALS:
29-76
2-12
11-16
12
39
51
13
8
20
5
22
71

Los Angeles Lakers (72)
Name
M
FG-A
3P-A
FT-A
OFF
DEF
REB
AST
STL
TO
BS
PF
PTS
Shaquille O'Neal
45
8-17
0-0
4-14
8
9
17
3
0
5
2
4
20
Kobe Bryant
43
4-19
1-4
7-8
1
4
5
6
5
0
0
2
16
Gary Payton
34
4-10
1-4
2-2
0
3
3
4
2
2
0
2
11
Karl Malone
38
3-14
0-0
1-2
2
9
11
4
3
4
0
3
7
Rick Fox
21
0-3
0-2
0-0
0
2
2
2
0
2
0
1
0
K. Rush
21
2-3
2-3
0-0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
2
6
D. Fisher
14
1-2
1-1
2-2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
5
S. Medvedenko
8
2-4
0-0
0-0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
4
4
D. George
12
1-2
1-1
0-0
1
1
2
0
1
0
1
0
3
L. Walton
4
0-2
0-0
0-0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
0
TOTALS:
25-76
6-15
16-28
13
28
41
21
11
15
4
20
72

Game Comparison By Team
 
PERCENTAGES
STARTERS
BENCH
 
TEAM
FG%
FT%
3P%
POINTS
REB
MIN
POINTS
REB
MIN
STL
BS
PF
AST
TO
A/T
Rockets
38.2%
68.8%
16.7%
55
44
39.6
16
7
8.4
8
5
22
13
20
0.65
Lakers
32.9%
57.1%
40%
54
38
36.2
18
3
11.8
11
4
20
21
15
1.40

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