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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 (Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets defends against Pau Gasol #16 in the first quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Lakers vs. Rockets

Dwight Howard of the Houston Rockets hosted his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time. The Lakers won, 99-98. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Blake (5) shoots his
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Blake (5) shoots his game-winning three-point basket against the Houston Rockets during the closing seconds of the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. The lakers won 99-98. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers' Xavier Henry, top, goes up
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers' Xavier Henry, top, goes up for a shot as Houston Rockets' Omer Asik, bottom, defends during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. The lakers won 99-98. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) reaches for a
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) reaches for a rebound with Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol, right, during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. The lakers won 99-98. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Nash #10
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Nash #10 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates after his teammate Steve Blake hit a game-winning three point shot as Jeremy Lin #7 of the Houston Rockets reacts during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol (16) reaches out
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Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol (16) reaches out to Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) after fouling him during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. The lakers won 99-98. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni argues a
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni argues a call during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. The lakers won 99-98. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard shoot a free throw
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Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard shoot a free throw against the Los Angeles Lakers during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. Howard made five of his 16 free throw attempts. The lakers won 99-98. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

James Harden (13) of the Houston Rockets drives
(Credit: MCT George Bridges)

James Harden (13) of the Houston Rockets drives the base line against the Los Angeles Lakers in the second half of the Lakers' 99-98 victory on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

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James Harden (13) of the Houston Rockets knocks
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James Harden (13) of the Houston Rockets knocks the ball away from Xavier Henry (7) of the Los Angeles Lakers in the second half of the Lakers' 99-98 victory on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

Dwight Howard (12) of the Houston Rockets shoots
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Dwight Howard (12) of the Houston Rockets shoots a free throw as the Lakers intentionally fouled him often in the second half of the Lakers' 99-98 victory on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

Steve Blake (5) and Steve Nash (10) of
(Credit: MCT George Bridges)

Steve Blake (5) and Steve Nash (10) of the Los Angeles Lakers talk during a break in the action against the Houston Rockets in the second half of the Lakers' 99-98 victory on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Blake #5
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Blake #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers watches his game-winning three point shot against the Houston Rockets during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Pau Gasol #16
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives with the ball past Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Blake #5
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Blake #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates with his teammates after his game-winning three point shot en route to a 99-98 defeat of the Houston Rockets during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets waits on the court during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets grabs a rebound during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Blake #5
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Blake #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers battles for the ball with Chandler Parsons #25 of the Houston Rockets during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets walks across
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Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets walks across the court against the Los Angeles Lakers during the game at Toyota Center. (Nov. 7, 2013)

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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Jeremy Lin #7
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Jeremy Lin #7 of the Houston Rockets goes up for a shot against Jodie Meeks #20 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 and Jeremy Lin #7 of the Houston Rockets walk off the court after losing to the Los Angeles Lakers 99-98 during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Xavier Henry (7) of the Los Angeles Lakers
(Credit: MCT George Bridges)

Xavier Henry (7) of the Los Angeles Lakers drives between Omer Asik (3) and Francisco Garcia (32) of the Houston Rockets in the first half of their game on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

Jordan Farmar (1) of the Los Angeles Lakers
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Jordan Farmar (1) of the Los Angeles Lakers makes a behind-the-back pass as he drives against Dwight Howard (12) of the Houston Rockets in the first half of their game on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) goes up for
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) goes up for a shot as Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol (16) defends during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Los Angeles Lakers' Nick Young, left, is fouled
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Los Angeles Lakers' Nick Young, left, is fouled by Houston Rockets' Francisco Garcia, right, during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers' Xavier Henry (7) shoots as
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers' Xavier Henry (7) shoots as Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) defends during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley (2) drives around Los
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley (2) drives around Los Angeles Lakers' Jordan Farmar (1) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale yells to his
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale yells to his team during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets fighst for the ball with Nick Young #0 and Chris Kamen #9 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets walks across the court during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets waits on the court during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: A Houston Rockets
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: A Houston Rockets fan watches a break in the action alongside the bench and Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: A Houston Rockets
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: A Houston Rockets fan watches a break in the action against the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Houston Rockets fans
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Houston Rockets fans wait near the court before the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: James Harden #13
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets drives with the ball against Wesley Johnson #11 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Jeremy Lin (7) of the Houston Rockets is
(Credit: MCT George Bridges)

Jeremy Lin (7) of the Houston Rockets is fouled by Steve Blake (5) of the Los Angeles Lakers in the second half of the Lakers' 99-98 victory on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

Steve Blake (5) of the Los Angeles Lakers,
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Steve Blake (5) of the Los Angeles Lakers, center, is embraced by Pau Gasol (16) after hitting the game-winning shot against the Houston Rockets in the Lakers' 99-98 victory on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

Head coach Mike D'Antoni of the Los Angeles
(Credit: MCT George Bridges)

Head coach Mike D'Antoni of the Los Angeles Lakers laughs as he chats with Chandler Parsons (25) of the Houston Rockets during a timeout as his team faces Houston Rockets in the second half of the Lakers' 99-98 victory on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

Dwight Howard (12) of the Houston Rockets battles
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Dwight Howard (12) of the Houston Rockets battles Wesley Johnson (11) and Pau Gasol (16) of the Los Angeles Lakers for a rebound in the second half of the Lakers' 99-98 victory on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (George Bridges/MCT)

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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Blake #5
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Steve Blake #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers watches his game-winning three point shot over Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Blake (5) is congratulated
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Blake (5) is congratulated by teammates after making the game-winning three-point shot during the closing seconds of the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. The lakers won 99-98. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets defends against Pau Gasol #16 in the first quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets is greeted on the court by Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers before the start of the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets (R) waits on the court with Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) dunks the ball
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Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) dunks the ball as Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol (16) defends during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets (R) waits on the court with Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the game at Toyota Center on November 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) shoots as Los
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) shoots as Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol, bottom, defends during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Nash (10) goes up
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Nash (10) goes up for a shot as Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin (7) and Dwight Howard, left, defend during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) shoots over Los
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) shoots over Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol (16) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, left, laughs as he
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Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, left, laughs as he talks with Los Angeles Lakers' Jodie Meeks, right, before an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, is trapped between
(Credit: AP Photo David J. Phillip)

Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, is trapped between Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Blake (5) and Chris Kaman during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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