Found January 03, 2012 on
Kevin Martin, Luis Scola and Kyle Lowry are the core of a Rockets franchise that has slipped since losing to the Lakers in 2009 playoffs. Lakers' Josh McRoberts is day to day with sore left toe.Time: 7:30.
BEST OF MAXIM
Quick…name the point guard with the best all-around stats in the NBA through five games.
Here’s a few hints.
He’s tops in the league averaging 11.0 assists/game through five ahead of mega-stars like Rose, Paul and Rondo.
His 7.0 RPG and 9.9/40M is best among all NBA guards.
He similarly occupies the league leader position among all point guards in efficiency (and is sixth...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Josh McRoberts is nursing a sprained left big toe, which caused him to miss Tuesday's victory over the Houston Rockets.
McRoberts suffered the injury last week during the Lakers' 100-91 triumph over the Sacramento Kings. He initially collided with center DeMarcus Cousins and then aggravated the injury when teammate Pau Gasol inadvertently landed...
Lakers forward Josh McRoberts is inactive for Tuesday's game against the Rockets because of a sprained left big toe.
Beast of the Night: Kyle Lowry lit up the Lakers for 22 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, two steals and four three-pointers. He shot 42 percent (8-19) from the field, 100 percent from the free-throw line (2-2) and turned the ball over twice. Believe it or not, Lowry is putting up top three overall averages [...]
As Kyle Lowry demonstrates, the chase-down block has become one of the most exciting plays in basketball. What do you think? Follow Aron on Twitter at @the_real_aron. Follow Dime on Twitter at @DimeMag. Become a fan of Dime Magazine on Facebook HERE.
TONIGHT: ROCKETS at L.A. CLIPPERS
When/where: 9:30 p.m.; Staples Center.
TV/radio: FSH; 610 AM, 850 AM (Spanish).
Players to watch: G Kyle Lowry keyed the Rockets' wins last week and is especially important against Clippers guard Chris Paul. Lowry needs to keep Paul occupied, rather than have him reach into passing lanes for steals and deflections. Clippers G Chris Paul has...