We broke down some of the more intriguing numbers from LAL’s 134-108 loss against Houston:
Three-pointers made between the two teams, with the Lakers converting 14 of 27 (51.9 percent) and the Rockets draining 18 of 35 (51.4 percent). Each player in the starting lineup (outside centers for both teams) made at least one, while 10 different players drilled two on the evening.
Different starting lineups the Lakers have used through 54 games. Kendall Marshall, Jodie Meeks, Wesley Johnson, Ryan Kelly and Chris Kaman was the team’s seventh different starting unit in the last eight games.
Second-chance points for Houston, compared to just four for L.A. In total, the Rockets outrebounded the Lakers 56-32 and held a 19-3 advantage on the offensive glass.
Points for Johnson on 9 of 13 field goals and 4 of 6 three-pointers. It was Johnson’s sixth double-digit scoring effort in seven February games. During this stretch, he is averaging 16.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.1 blocks, while shooting 52.2 percent from the floor overall and 52.0 percent from beyond the arc.
Double-doubles for Marshall in 26 contests. Marshall recorded 20 points and 16 assists in a team-high 43 minutes, his seventh game with at least 14 dimes (ties Chris Paul for most such games this season).