L.A. Lakers have a great night on the offensive end, win by 16

L.S. Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has scored in double figures in all 12 of his games this season, becoming just the fifth player in NBA history to score double-figures in 12 consecutive games.

Ball finished with 22 points and 11 assists in his team’s 99-88 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday, becoming the third player in franchise history to record a double-double in a game with at least 12 points and 10 assists.

The streak is the second longest in NBA franchise history, surpassing the 18-game streak by Lakers center Steve Nash in 2007-08.

Nash was joined by guard Byron Scott and guard Chris Paul as the only players in franchise annals to record double-doubles in consecutive games for the first time since 2010-11.

Paul scored 17 points on 4-of-12 shooting and Scott added 14 points.

Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson had 10 points and seven rebounds.

He had eight rebounds, three assists and four steals.

Center Andrew Bogut scored 10 points for the Lakers.

He has scored 25 points or more in three straight games for a fourth straight time.

The Lakers (23-18) had been without center Dwight Howard (groin) and guard Jordan Hill (groins), but they were back in the game after the Rockets (24-17) missed the first two games.

They held the Rockets to 21.5 percent shooting and shot 48.3 percent overall.

They shot 54.7 percent from the field, making 8 of 18 from 3-point range.

The Rockets have allowed the Lakers to shoot 54.2 percent from beyond the arc in their last two home games.

L.A., which has won three straight, is averaging 105.3 points on 57.6 percent shooting in its last five games against the Rockets.

Houston, meanwhile, has won five straight at home against the Lakers, winning two of them by an average of 18.5 points.

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