The Los Angeles Lakers couldn't pull it off against the Houston Rockets, 89 to 86, in Game 3 of the 1981 First Round on April 5, 1981.

Final

HOU

89

LAL

86

Team

HOU

LAL

1

27

29

2

22

18

3

22

20

4

18

19

Total

89

86

Team Stats

Player Stats

Rockets

Lakers

FG Made - Attempted

34-97

32-82

Field Goal %

35.1

39.0

3PT Made - Attempted

0-0

0-1

3PT %

0.0

FT Made - Attempted

21-22

22-35

Free Throw %

95.5

62.9

Rebounds

50

53

Offensive Rebounds

21

17

Defensive Rebounds

29

36

Assists

24

19

Steals

6

4

Blocks

9

6

Turnovers

7

15

Personal Fouls

28

25