Los Angeles Lakers

Game 2 98.0 - 84.0
Game Date: 2004-04-19

Houston Rockets

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets : Game 2 98.0 - 84.0

Game Date: 2004-04-19

Los Angeles Lakers's Basic Boxscore
Los Angeles Lakers's Advanced Boxscore
Houston Rockets's Basic Boxscore
Houston Rockets's Advanced Boxscore
Los Angeles Lakers's Shot Chart
Win Probability: Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets's Shot Chart

Key Players For This Game

Kobe Bryant

Nickname: Kobe

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Nickname: Steve

Steve Francis

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Los Angeles Lakers Boxscore Summary
Houston Rockets Boxscore Summary
Kobe's Shot Chart Summary
Steve's Shot Chart Summary

Game Summary

The 2004 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2004 NBA Playoffs, Los Angeles Lakers outdueled Houston Rockets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Houston Rockets ’s 1 playoff games victories.

As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 111.4, defensive rating of 96.6, 27.0 free-throw attempts, and 15.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.467 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 96.6, defensive rating of 111.4, 30.0 free-throw attempts, 10.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.3 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Los Angeles Lakers finished the game with a record of 88 , and Houston Rockets recorded Los Angeles Lakers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets’s based on the advanced stats, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.5 percent, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 10.2 vs 13.8.

The most impactful players on each team in the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets matchup of the 2004 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Kobe Bryant and Steve Francis based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Kobe Bryant for the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 20.0 and made 9.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 4.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.206. While Steve Francis put up 11.0 and made 6.0, 3.0 offensive rebounds, 7.0 defensive rebounds, 12.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.208.