The biggest question surrounding the Lakers' poor play is the one no one's asking: Has Phil Jackson lost his touch?
The Rockets and Lakers are two examples of why it's not over until it's over.
Although they were able to even the series, the Lakers should still be worried about the Rockets.
Better strategy in crucial moments could have changed some outcomes Sunday
Houston won its fourth straight game on the road, an impressive feat considering its banged-up status, John Hollinger writes.
How will the Houston Rockets fare in 2008-09? Here's John Hollinger's forecast.
With another impressive win, the sold-out New Orleans Hornets sat atop the West standings. Basketball in the Big Easy just got a reprieve, John Hollinger writes.
In their 21st straight win, the Rockets played hard -- and had some things go their way, including events in other cities, writes John Hollinger.
Even when they're not playing well, the Rockets win. That explains a 20th straight win, John Hollinger writes.