Follow Lakers, Rockets Game 2 updates, social media reaction. Tip-off at 5:30

Follow Southern California Newspaper Group reporters Kyle Goon and Mirjam Swanson as they cover the Lakers and Clippers in the NBA playoffs. 

Social media reaction, video highlights of Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinal playoff series between the Lakers and Rockets

Today’s game: Lakers vs. Rockets, Game 2, 5:30 p.m., ABC (Rockets lead best-of-seven series, 1-0)

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