The Los Angeles Lakers defeated Denver Nuggets, Following overtimes at Colorado. The result was 120-116 for gold and the purple, that rebuffed Denver’s potential push in the seed of their Western Conference. It was their second win of this season in Pepsi Center.
“Defense,” said Anthony Davis once asked what was the secret for winning this one. “Defense..getting enormous stops and making huge shots. ”
On the other side, Jokis scored 22 points with 11 boards and 6 assists and 3 steals. The Serb was disabled as we mentioned due to this foul trouble, which pretty much disrupted his flow. Jamal Murray scored 32 points, had 10 assists, although Jerami Grant added 15.
Probably played too many minutes. He played well. Place the ball in the basket,” ” said Malone about Murray. “I just felt the stretch he and Nikola need to be better in terms of running the offense, getting the right shot. ”
The Nuggets (38-17) lost this one and are half a game ahead of the Clippers that have a game in hand at the moment. But not just that, the Jazzers who defeated the Miami Heat are near, and instead of diminishing the gap between the Lakers they are back in the fight for the next seed.
They travel to OKC to face the Thunder, then return home to get a two-game stand against the Timberwolves and the Pistons.
The Lakers (41-12) are ahead of a three-game house stretch where they sponsor the Grizzlies, the Celtics and the Pelicans.
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