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LAst Night's Action: Lakers Still Can't Win Pretty

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Yao Ming getting draped by the Lakers. AP Photo/Pat Sullivan

LA Lakers defeat Houston Rockets 105-100. True the Lakers can't win pretty, but who cares? With the injuries to Jordon Farmar, Sasha Vujacic and Luke Walton forcing Derek Fisher to log a lot of minutes on those aged wheels. Even Sun Yue had to log three minutes in this game. Lamar Odom was back in action after his bruised bone injury to score ten points in 27 minutes of play. Kobe led all scorers with 33 points. However former Laker Von Wafer had a career game scoring 23 points and seemed unstoppable for three quarters. But Kobe finally shut him down in the fourth quarter and gave the Lakers a nailbiting win in Houston.

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Tonight's Action

LA Lakers at San Antonio Spurs. The final game of the Texas two-step for the Lakers. 6:00 pm KCAL 9, AM 570 KLAC.

Atlanta Hawks at LA Clippers. The Hawks come off their close loss to the Suns. 7:30 pm FS-Prime Ticket, AM 710 KSPN.

Detroit Red Wings at Anaheim Ducks. Don't bring the octopus! 7:00 pm FS-West, AM 830 KLAA.