NBA: Lakers go completely in Denver
The Denver Nuggets (in Spanish: Denver Pesetas) are a specialist basketball group in the United States based in Denver, Colorado. They complete in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and also contest their celebrations as premises at the Ball Arena, located in the facility of the city of Denver.
- Denver Nuggets (22-19) — Los Angeles Lakers (21-22) 133: 96 (Box score)
- Lakers Play Dwight Howard in Starting Five
- Nikola Join makes work early
The Los Angeles Lakers have conceded a sensitive bankruptcy at the Denver Nuggets. Nikola Join & Co. declassified the master of 2020 and added the Lakers their highest defeat of the season.
Denver Nuggets (22-19) — Los Angeles Lakers (21-22) 133: 96 (Box score)
The Serb only had to be on the court for 28 minutes and was able to watch the last quarter of the bank from the bank. Previously, Join had made the Lakers with 17 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds from insoluble problems, it was his eight triple-double of the current season.
The nuggets mostly benefited from their fire shot. Outstanding 23/40 met Denver from the triple line, mainly ROOKIE BONES Hoyland awarded. The Swing man scored by the bench Career High 27 meters and sank 6/10 triples (9 rebounds). Jeff Green put up with 26 a personal season high.
With the Lakers, LeBron James tried a lot and at least came to 25 points (9/23 FG) and 9 rebounds, but he could not breathe a bloodless Lakers team but at no time. Russell Westbrook came to 19 points, otherwise Dwight Howard was the only player in Double figures.
Lakers Play Dwight Howard in Starting Five
The Lakers had last defensive some problems with LeBron as Starting Center, against Join they did not even arrive and ordered Howard for the first time in the Starting Five. The Big Man opened the game next to LeBron, Westbrook, Avery Bradley and Malik Monk, while on the other side Monte Morris, Barton, Aaron Gordon and Green started beside Join.
In fact, Howard was even the most successful scorer in the first quarter at 11 points: Monk for luggage passes, added that Howard himself collected three offensive rebounds and recycled the trash. However, the nuggets, however, had the hot hand of Downtown: their first six tried threesome were all in there, Hoyland sank two triples and was with 8 counters Denver’s Top scorer in the first section (34:29).
Hoyland was it, which kept the foot on the gas in the second quarter. He sank two more threesomes, then he grabbed an irresistible spin-Move and led the nuggets to a 15: 5 run, the bird forced to break. Although LeBron and Westbrook on the other side now diligently score, Denver dominated; Join was almost at a break with a triple double (14, 9 and 9). 73:60 for Denver.
Nikola Join makes work early
The third quarter showed a similar picture. Denver went with 19 points in front, in the middle of the third quarter then gained Gordon and Westbrook together after the Lakers Guard had complained about Gordon’s Defense — both conceded a technical. In the game, however, little changed, even if Russ in the episode, at least his first threesome of this year, subsequently ranked 15 tickets. 102: 79 for Denver after three quarters.
And it was getting worse — while Join looked at the entire final quarter of the bank, Face Campaign was still a little conjured and Denver built his lead to up to 41 (!) Points. The third Lakers’ bankruptcy in a row had been sealed in advance for a long time.
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Against teams with a positive balance, the Lakers have now had no victory for a month (0-6). For Denver, it was the highest win over Los Angeles in the history of the franchise.