Jalen Green reveals Rockets stephen curry jersey size small gameplan to beat Lakers in OT win

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Houston Rockets young gun Jalen Green delivered the best NBA Finals Champs Gear performance of his rookie season, pouring in a career-high 32 points to lead his team to a 139-130 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime.

Green took over down the stretch, scoring 19 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, including a 10-0 Rockets run to start the extra period, buoyed by Green.

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Entering tonight's contest, the Rockets had the second-worst record in the league having won just one of Dirk Nowitzki their previous 14 games, but with the Lakers currently in a tailspin, the upstart Rockets seized their moment.  

After the win, Gre Ja Morant en candidly revealed the Rockets' gameplan down the stretch was to attack veteran Carmelo Anthony and rookie Austin Reaves. 

"Th James Harden e game plan was to attack Melo and put him in isolation. We were looking for the mismatch. We were trying to get Melo in it and Reaves in it," Green said postgame.

Sure enough, Green buried the dagger 3-pointer in overtime over Anthony. 

“It felt good," Green said of his big night. “They kept feeding me. Told me to keep attacking until they stop me. So that’s what I did. The basket felt super big tonight.”

The Lakers wer stephen curry s basketball jersey e outscored by 14 points with Anthony on the floo warriors jersey display case r and 10 with Reaves on the floor, as the energetic Rockets directed their offense at two of the Lakers' weaker defenders.

Anthony missed a potential game-winning shot at the end of regulation, finishing the night with 13 points and six rebounds, while Russell Westbrook led the Lakers with 30 points. LeBron James recorded his fifth triple-double of the season with 23 points, 14 rebounds and a season-high 12 assists, but it wasn't enough as they slumped to their ninth-straight road loss. 

“We had too man kevon looney jersey warriors y defensive breakdowns throughout the game," Lakers head coach Frank Vogel said. “Our guys fought but it just wasn’t enough."

The Lakers have now dropped six of their last seven games, sitting at 28-37. They occupy the ninth seed in the Western Conference, with a guaranteed spot in the pla warriors jersey nba yoffs fading with each game. They currently hold a 3.0 game lead on the 11th seed Portland Trail Blazers, with the Play-In Tournament their likely route to the postseason.

“We have a really small margin of error this season and teams are making us pay," LeBron added. 

The Lakers have one day off before hosting the Washington Wizards on Friday, March 11, while the Rockets are back NBA Vintage Clothing in action that same night against the Dallas Mavericks. 

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