The Los Angeles Lakers likely thought they would have an easy time with the short Houston Rockets on Friday night, but that was not the case as they came out extremely flat.
Magic Johnson had a stark warning for his former team after their 112-97 defeat to the Rockets. He suggested that they’d be in serious trouble if they treated Houston like their first round opponents from Portland.
Johnson noted how slow the Lakers were compared to the Rockets:
The team lost Game 1 to Portland as well, then reeled off four straight wins to advance.
This series is far from over, but the Lakers better adjust to the speed of the Rockets real quick or face being eliminated in the second round.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.