December 3, 2010 |
Ron Artest was at it again. It wasn't quite the same impact as wearing boxers while fielding talk-show questions from Jimmy Kimmel , but the Lakers forward attempted another comedic touch after the Lakers lost in Houston on Wednesday. He pretended to be Rockets forward Luis Scola after he was handed a cellphone by a Houston radio-show employee in the Lakers' locker room. "They asked me to do an interview ? 'Can Ron Artest come on 540 [AM]?' ? or whatever station.
January 3, 2012
Time: 7:30. On the air: TV: FS West; Radio: 710, 1330. Where: Staples Center. Records: Lakers 3-3, Rockets 2-2. Update: Guard Kevin Martin (19.3 points per game), forward Luis Scola (15.5) and guard Kyle Lowry (13.3) form the core of a Rockets franchise that has slipped since losing to the Lakers in the 2009 Western Conference semifinals. Yao Ming retired after playing in only five games last season and Kevin McHale succeeded Rick Adelman as coach.
August 30, 2007
Luis Scola, Argentina forward, whose national team plays the United States today in the FIBA Tournament of the Americas: 'We go out there and play to win like we play every game. Maybe we lose by 50, maybe we win, who knows, but we have to go out there and compete. That's why we are here.'
October 27, 2008 |
The Houston Rockets were the Western Conference's best team in terms of opponents' field-goal percentage and rebound differential, and they finished atop the league in points allowed per shot. In short, finding any breathing room against the Rockets last season was a colossal pain in the [you know where]. Adding Ron Artest will only make Houston stronger defending its net. Just as the Lakers can field a great deal of different lineup combinations, so too will Houston have plenty of ways to align stalwart defenders like Artest and Shane Battier, supported by bruisers like Luis Scola, Carl Landry, and Chuck Hayes.
December 27, 2009
Reserve Carl Landry scored 26 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 98-93 victory Saturday night over New Jersey, sending the Nets to their ninth straight loss. Aaron Brooks made a tiebreaking layup with 37 seconds left and scored 17 points, as did Luis Scola. Trevor Ariza had 13 points and 11 rebounds. Houston, which decided to play without Tracy McGrady this weekend, beat New Jersey for the seventh straight time. Devin Harris led the Nets (2-28) with 19 points. -- associated press
November 9, 2008 |
Houston at Lakers, tonight, 6:30, Fox Sports West What do the Lakers' first four opponents have in common? None was over .500. If it's time for a bigger test, they're in luck, with the Houston Rockets here tonight. Challengers don't come much bigger with 7-6 Yao Ming, left, 6-7 260-pound Ron Artest and a sturdy supporting cast that includes physical players Luis Scola and Carl Landry. The X factor is Tracy McGrady, coming off arthroscopic knee surgery that limited him to 12 minutes in the preseason, obliging the Rockets to learn to play together as they go. This is the third of a five-game trip for the Rockets that began, agonizingly enough, when Portland's Brandon Roy beat them with a 30-foot three-pointer at the buzzer.