In the American Basketball League (NBA) playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Houston Rockets 119-96 to win the series 4-1 and advance to the Western Conference final.
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The Lakers, who battled through their effective play in the first and third quarters to win 119-96 and win the series 4-1, reached the conference finals for the first time since the 2009-2010 season.
At the Lakers, LeBron James led the team in wins with 29 points, 11 rebounds, 7 assists. Kyle Kuzma produced 17 points, Markieff Morris 16, Danny Green 14 and Anthony Davis 13.
The Rockets were unable to prevent a loss of 30 points from James Harden, 13 from Jeff Green and 10 from Russell Westbrook.
The Los Angeles Lakers will face the winner of the Denver Nuggets-Los Angeles Clippers (2-3) matchup in the Western Conference final. In the Eastern Conference Finals, the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics will fight.