Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers (-6.5)

Game Total: 214


The Nuggets have showed throughout the entire playoffs they are never out of a game. They almost pulled off another comeback in Game 2. They had a 16-point deficit in the second half, but came back to take a one-point lead with 20.8 seconds left. They couldn't get a defensive rebound with two seconds left, allowing the Lakers to inbound the ball and setup a great look at the basket for Anthony Davis, who hit a three-pointer as time expired to give the Lakers a 105-103 lead and a 2-0 lead in the series. The Nuggets will need more from their starters outside of Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray. They combined for 55 points, while the rest of the starters combined for 16 points on 6-for-16 from the field.

Player Breakdowns

Please note these players are ranked in order. If a player is not mentioned it doesn’t meant they are a fade.

MVP/CPT

1. Jamal Murray, PG DEN – In a more competitive game than the first one,...