Houston Rockets v Los Angeles Lakers, Game 1

LOS ANGELES – MAY 4: Yao Ming #11 of the Houston Rockets handles the ball against Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 4, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Yao Ming;Kobe Bryant