The Los Angeles Lakers obtained an agonizing victory tonight over the Denver Nuggets, by 105-103, to become 2-0 in the final series that both cheer for the Western Conference of the NBA basketball, in the USA.
At the Advenhealth Arena gym in Orlando’s ‘bubble’, the Californian team achieved a harrowing victory, just a second from the close, with a triple from power forward Anthony Davis, scorer of the night with 31 units.
The former New Orleans Pelicans player scored 9-19 in doubles, 2-4 in triples and 7-7 in free practice in the almost 39 minutes he was on the field of the clash played at the Disney Wide World of Sports complex. Davis rounded off his good work with the capture of 9 rebounds, the delivery of 2 assists and the completion of 2 blocks.
The star Lebron James, For his part, he accumulated 26 goals, 11 rebounds and 4 goals for the quintet led by Frank Vogel, which was the best in the West during the regular season.
In the Nuggets, who came back eight points behind in the last minute and a half (92-100) and were very close to hitting the blow, the Serbian pivot stood out Nikola Jokic, who finished with a mark of 30 points, 9 assists, 6 rebounds and 4 bounces in 39 minutes. In addition, Canadian point guard Jamal Murray had 25 points, 6 rebounds and 4 goals, while Michael Porter (Jr.) had 15 points and 4 rebounds.
The third match of the key will be played on Tuesday, from 22.00 in Argentina. Meanwhile, by the division of the East, also in the definition, Boston Celtics (1) will seek to level the series it holds with Miami Heat (2) in the match that both will play on Wednesday, starting at 9:30 p.m.