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Los Angeles Lakers coach Rudy Tomjanovich shakes hands with Houston Rockets’ Yao Ming in Houston. Tomjanovich, who played for the Rockets and later coached them to two NBA Championships, was honored before the game as he made his Houston debut as the Lakers’ coach. (David J. Phillip / AP)
Luke’s loose ball
Los Angeles Lakers’ Luke Walton battles Houston Rockets’ Ryan Bowen for a loose ball. (David J. Phillip / AP)
Loose ball
Rocket guard Charlie Ward dives over Chucky Atkins for a loose ball. (David J. Phillip / AP)
Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant dribbles through Rocket defenders Yao Ming and Ryan Bowenduring the first quarter. (David J. Phillip / AP)
Yao Ming and Brian Grant
Rocket center Yao Ming, shoots over Los Angeles Lakers’ Brian Grant during the fourth quarter. (David J. Phillip / AP)