Lakers beat Rockets 108-94 in Game 3 (video)


Kobe Bryant finished with 33 points Friday night and the Los Angeles Lakers ground out a 108-94 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series.

Lamar Odom added 16 points and 13 boards for the Lakers, who took a 2-1 advantage in the series. Pau Gasol had 13, while Jordan Farmar notched 12 points 7 assists and 5 rebounds in place of the suspended Derek Fisher, who had been tossed from Game 2 for a hard foul on Luis Scola.

Houston’s Ron Artest had 25, while Yao Ming added 19 points and 14 rebounds.

Los Angeles will try to make it three wins in a row Sunday when Houston hosts Game 4.

VIDEO: Lakers beat Rockets to take 2-1 series lead

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