Dillon Brooks’ Controversial Foul on LeBron James Takes Center Stage in Lakers-Rockets Showdown

The Rockets of Houston, Texas, played host to the Lakers of Los Angeles, California, on Monday night.

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The Rockets cruised to a 135-119 victory after controlling the game for the most of the evening.

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In 41 minutes played, Jalen Green shot 12/23 from the field and finished with 34 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists, and one steаl.

After Dillon Brooks smacked LeBron James in the head in the fourth quarter, James had a terrifying tumble.

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Thanks to a Flagrant 1 foul, James was spared ejection, and Brooks remained in the game.

In 28 minutes of play, Brooks shot 7/12 from the field and 2/4 from beyond the arc, accumulating 17 points, 5 boards, 1 assist, and 1 steаl.

The Rockets’ record in their first 46 games is 22-24, good for eleventh place in the Western Conference, thanks to the win.

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They have an outstanding record of 17-8 in their 25 home games played in Houston.

On Wednesday night, after the Lakers’ game, the Rockets will play host to the Pelicans of New Orleans.

James managed to rack up 23 points, 6 boards, 10 assists, 1 steаl, and 2 blocks in 37 minutes of play. He shot 9/15 from the field and 2/5 from beyond the arc.

The Lakers are currently in ninth place in the Western Conference with a record of 24-24 after 48 games.

On Tuesday night, they’ll travel to State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, to take on Trae Young and the Hawks.

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