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The Los Angeles Lakers took a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference second-round playoff series Tuesday with a 112-102 win over the Houston Rockets.
Los Angeles outscored Houston 30-20 in the fourth quarter en route to shooting 55.1 percent from the field on the evening. The Lakers also out-rebounded the Rockets 43-30.
LeBron James, who posted 36 points, seven rebounds and five assists, passed ex-NBA point guard Derek Fisher for the most postseason wins all-time.
The Lakers have won two straight against Houston after dropping Game 1 by a 112-97 score.
Lakers F/C Anthony Davis: 26 points, 15 rebounds, 6 assists
Lakers G/F LeBron James: 36 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists
Lakers G Rajon Rondo: 21 points, 9 rebounds
Rockets G James Harden: 33 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists
Rockets G Russell Westbrook: 30 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists
Rockets F/C Jeff Green: 16 points
Game 4 will take place Thursday, and Game 5 will follow Saturday.
This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.
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