5. 2009 Conference Semifinals, Game 7 versus Houston Rockets: On their way to capturing the 2009 championship, the Lakers were pushed to seven games in the conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets, who played the majority of the series without Yao Ming.
Game 7 was never close. Gasol scored 21 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, as the Lakers cruised to a 19-point victory.
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