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Notebook: Lakers 103, Nuggets 88


Posted Sunday April 29, 2012 7:25PM

By Dan Arritt, for NBA.com

THE FACTS: Before the start of the Western Conference first-round playoff series between the Lakers and Nuggets, those in the Denver locker room were fretting over a method to counter L.A.'s length. Andrew Bynum showed just how tall the Lakers can stand, tying an NBA playoff record for blocked shots in the 103-88 victory Sunday afternoon at Staples Center.

QUOTABLE: "Monstrous. He was an absolute beast down there."
-- Lakers coach Mike Brown on Bynum

THE STAT: Bynum finished with 10 points, 13 rebounds and 10 blocked shots, tying the previous NBA record held by Mark Eaton of the Jazz and Hakeem Olajuwon of the Rockets. He also broke the franchise record of nine blocks, which was held for 35 years by Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. If that's not impressive enough, it was also L.A.'s first triple double in a playoff game since another legend, Magic Johnson, produced 16 points, 11 rebounds and 20 assists against the Bulls in Game 5 of the 1991 NBA Finals.

TURNING POINT: Despite shooting 5-for-20 in the opening quarter, the Nuggets hung around until the Lakers scored six straight points to push their lead to 45-34 with 2:40 remaining in the second quarter. They maintained a 10-point edge at the half, and the Nuggets never climbed back within single digits.

HOT: Devin Ebanks stepped into L.A.'s starting lineup in place of the suspended Metta World Peace, and he gave the Lakers an early lift, scoring all 12 of his points in the first half on 5-for-6 shooting. Kobe Bryant picked up the scoring slack from there. After missing eight of his first 10 shots, he shot 9-for-14 in the second half and finished with 31 points. The only player for the Nuggets who showed up to play was forward Danilo Gallinari, who scored 19 points on 7-for-14 shooting. He had nine points in the opening quarter when the game was still competitive, and looks to be a handful for Ebanks to guard.

NOT: Take your pick. Denver point guard Ty Lawson, the team's leading scorer in the regular season, didn't make a basket until eight minutes remained in the game and his team down 17 points. He finished 3-for-11 with seven points. Arron Afflalo, the second leading scorer for the Nuggets, was also 3-for-11 with nine points. And then there was back-up center JaVale McGee, who was expected to play a big role down low. He committed two quick fouls when he entered the game late in the first quarter and ended up missing all six of his shots, none more than three feet away.

GOOD MOVE: Jordan Hill might be the comeback story of the season for the Lakers. He couldn't buy playing time after coming over from the Rockets in trade-deadline deal that sent popular point guard Derek Fisher to Houston. But he suddenly emerged in the final regular-season home game last Sunday against the Thunder, playing most of the fourth quarter and both overtimes in the comeback victory. Brown obviously considers Hill a valuable piece of his eight-man rotation because he played 25 minutes against the Nuggets, scoring 10 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and blocking two shots.

BAD MOVE: The Nuggets were still within striking distance after rookie Kenneth Faried scored on a slam dunk with 8:08 remaining in the third quarter to cut the deficit back to 11, but Faried said something the referees didn't like during his celebration and was quickly given a technical foul. Obviously, post-dunk celebrations will be watched closely after what happened with World Peace and James Harden of Oklahoma City last week, resulting in World Peace's suspension. Bryant made the free throw following the technical foul and the Lakers followed with five straight points to put the game in the rearview mirror for good.

QUOTABLE II: "We've got to find a way to score before he gets in the paint, because he's impressive."
-- Gallinari on Bynum.

NOTABLE: This marks the sixth postseason meeting between the Lakers and Nuggets, with L.A. winning the last five. Denver led the league during the regular season in points in the paint, but they were outscored, 64-44, in the key in Game 1. The Lakers finished with 15 blocks, one for every six shots by the Nuggets.

UP NEXT: Game 2 on Tuesday at Staples Center.

DEN
LAL
   
    • 35.6%

    • 50.0%

    • 28.6%

    • 35.3%

    • 74.1%

    • 73.3%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
DENLAL
Total Rebounds4652
Offensive Rebounds1611
Turnovers1011
Fast Break Pts:1911
Biggest Lead:021
Points in the Paint:4464
DENLAL
pGallinari   19Bryant   31
rb2 players   8Bynum   13
aMiller   7Gasol   8
sLawson   2Barnes   4
b4 players   1Bynum   10
 
  • 12/31 - DEN 89 @ LAL 92
  • 01/01 - LAL 90 @ DEN 99
  • 02/03 - LAL 93 @ DEN 89
  • 04/13 - DEN 97 @ LAL 103
Denver Nuggets (4-6)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
D. GallinariF35:587-140-05-6-1722420120119
K. FariedF27:364-80-02-3-717802111310
K. KoufosC11:390-10-00-0-82350301100
A. AfflaloG33:143-110-33-4-71123101109
T. LawsonG30:523-110-21-2-210112122047
A. Harrington 21:474-142-40-0-432502000410
J. McGee 17:020-60-02-4-102460302102
A. Miller 27:265-130-12-3-526874100112
C. Brewer 22:513-62-43-3+312312010111
T. Mozgov 08:312-50-02-2-32240010016
J. Stone 01:320-00-00-0+20002000000
J. Hamilton 01:321-10-00-0+20000000002
C. AndersenDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 24032-904-1420-27 163046171861041588
 35.6%28.6%74.1% team rebs: 10total to: 10
Los Angeles Lakers (5-5)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
D. EbanksF18:495-60-02-2+205504000112
P. GasolF-C34:136-141-20-0+726882012013
A. BynumC35:325-70-00-0+2321113011110010
K. BryantG37:1411-240-29-11+2614544120131
R. SessionsG29:166-112-30-0+1502251020114
M. Barnes 29:061-60-40-0+61561443102
J. Hill 24:175-100-00-2+2461004002110
S. Blake 25:393-73-60-000224000009
C. Eyenga 01:581-10-00-0-21010201002
A. Goudelock 01:580-00-00-0-20000000000
J. McRoberts 01:580-00-00-0-20000001000
T. MurphyDNP - Coach's Decision
M. World PeaceNWT - Suspension.
Totals 24043-866-1711-15 1141522222611154103
 50.0%35.3%73.3% team rebs: 4total to: 11

inactive

  • Nuggets: Chandler, Fernandez
  • Lakers: Morris

technical fouls

  • Nuggets: Faried
  • Lakers: Bryant

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 0
  • Times Tied: 1

arena stats

  • Arena: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Officials: #48 Scott Foster, #10 Ron Garretson, #11 Derrick Collins
  • Attendance: 18997
  • Duration: 2:20
Denver Nuggets (38-29) Los Angeles Lakers (42-25)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Bynum vs Koufos (Lawson gains possession)
Lawson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  11:49  
Faried Foul: Personal (1 PF)  11:38  
Koufos Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  11:30  
  11:30
[LAL 1-0]
Ebanks Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  11:30
[LAL 2-0]
Ebanks Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Gallinari Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:09
[DEN 2-2]
 
  10:48 Gasol Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Gallinari (1 ST) 
Gallinari Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Bryant (1 ST)  10:42  
  10:38
[LAL 4-2]
Sessions Driving Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gasol (1 AST) 
Koufos Jump Shot: Missed  10:25  
  10:22 Gasol Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:07 Gasol Jump Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:06  
Afflalo 3pt Shot: Missed  09:55  
Koufos Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  09:54  
Afflalo Layup Shot: Missed  09:49  
  09:47 Bynum Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:36 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:35  
Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed  09:19  
  09:18 Ebanks Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:00 Sessions Jump Shot: Missed Block: Koufos (1 BLK) 
Team Rebound  09:00  
  09:00 Jump Ball Bynum vs Koufos (Afflalo gains possession) 
Lawson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (1 BLK)  08:45  
  08:43 Ebanks Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:23 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed 
Koufos Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:22  
Afflalo Jump Shot: Missed  08:15  
  08:14 Ebanks Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  08:09
[LAL 6-2]
Gasol Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Sessions (1 AST) 
Faried Layup Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (2 BLK)  07:51  
  07:48 Bryant Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:47 Bryant Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Lawson (1 ST) 
Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed  07:40  
Koufos Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  07:39  
Faried Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:30
[DEN 4-6]
 
  07:30 Ebanks Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Faried Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  07:30  
  07:29 Bynum Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:11 Bynum Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Lawson Jump Shot: Missed  06:50  
  06:49 Sessions Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:41
[LAL 8-4]
Sessions Running Bank shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Faried Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Lawson (1 AST)  06:18
[DEN 6-8]
 
  06:01 Sessions Turnover : Backcourt Turnover (1 TO) 
Koufos Substitution replaced by Harrington  06:01  
Faried Substitution replaced by McGee  06:01  
Team Violation : Delay Of Game  06:01  
  05:52 Gasol Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
  05:52 Team Timeout : Regular 
McGee Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:52  
Team Rebound  05:52  
McGee Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  05:52
[DEN 7-8]
 
  05:36
[LAL 10-7]
Ebanks Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Bryant (1 AST) 
Gallinari Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  05:13
[DEN 9-10]
 
  04:53
[LAL 12-9]
Bryant Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gasol (2 AST) 
McGee Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  04:46  
McGee Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  04:46  
  04:32 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed 
Afflalo Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:31  
McGee Layup Shot: Missed  04:21  
Team Rebound  04:21  
Afflalo Substitution replaced by Miller  04:21  
  04:21 Ebanks Substitution replaced by Barnes 
Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed  04:07  
  04:05 Bynum Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
McGee Foul: Shooting (2 PF)  03:56  
  03:56
[LAL 13-9]
Bryant Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  03:56 Gasol Substitution replaced by Hill 
  03:56 Bryant Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
McGee Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:55  
McGee Hook Shot: Missed  03:35  
  03:32 Hill Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Lawson Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  03:17  
  03:17
[LAL 14-9]
Bryant Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  03:17 Sessions Substitution replaced by Blake 
  03:17
[LAL 15-9]
Bryant Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Lawson Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Bynum (1 ST)  03:03  
  02:59 Barnes Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:59  
Lawson Substitution replaced by Brewer  02:59  
Harrington Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (3 BLK)  02:41  
Harrington Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  02:40  
  02:36 Hill Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  02:36
[DEN 10-15]
 
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  02:36  
  02:35 Hill Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:15
[LAL 18-10]
Blake 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Bryant (2 AST) 
  01:59 Bryant Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Harrington Jump Shot: Missed  01:53  
  01:52 Bynum Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  01:33 Blake 3pt Shot: Missed 
McGee Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  01:32  
McGee Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Barnes (1 ST)  01:31  
  01:28
[LAL 20-10]
Barnes Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  01:18 Barnes Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  01:18
[DEN 11-20]
 
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  01:18
[DEN 12-20]
 
  01:00
[LAL 23-12]
Blake 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Bryant (3 AST) 
Gallinari Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  00:53.3
[DEN 14-23]
 
  00:29.3
[LAL 26-14]
Blake 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Harrington Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed  00:07.9  
  00:05.8 Bynum Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Brewer Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  00:01.3  
  00:01.3
[LAL 27-14]
Bryant Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  00:01.3 Barnes Substitution replaced by Ebanks 
  00:01.3 Bryant Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
McGee Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:00.8  
End of 1st Quarter
Denver Nuggets (38-29) Los Angeles Lakers (42-25)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:47 Ebanks Layup Shot: Missed Block: Faried (1 BLK) 
Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:45  
Brewer Slam Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Miller (1 AST)  11:43
[DEN 16-27]
 
  11:14 Hill Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:13 Gasol Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  11:07 Blake Jump Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:06  
Faried Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  10:50
[DEN 18-27]
 
  10:29
[LAL 29-18]
Ebanks Slam Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Gasol (3 AST) 
Miller Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (1 AST)  10:02
[DEN 20-29]
 
  09:45 Barnes 3pt Shot: Missed 
  09:44 Hill Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  09:41 Hill Hook Shot: Missed 
  09:40 Hill Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  09:39
[LAL 31-20]
Hill Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Harrington Layup Shot: Missed Block: Hill (1 BLK)  09:16  
  09:14 Gasol Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  09:07 Barnes Layup Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:03  
Brewer 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Miller (2 AST)  09:00
[DEN 23-31]
 
  09:00 Barnes Foul: Shooting (2 PF) 
Gallinari Substitution replaced by Afflalo  09:00  
Brewer Free Throw 1 of 1 (6 PTS)  09:00
[DEN 24-31]
 
  08:45 Blake 3pt Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  08:44  
Harrington 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Miller (3 AST)  08:34
[DEN 27-31]
 
  08:13 Gasol Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Brewer Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:11  
Brewer Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Barnes (2 ST)  08:07  
Miller Foul: Personal (1 PF)  08:04  
  08:04  
Harrington Substitution replaced by Mozgov  08:04  
  08:04 Barnes Substitution replaced by Bryant 
  07:57 Gasol 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:55 Hill Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  07:55
[LAL 33-27]
Hill Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Miller Jump Shot: Missed  07:33  
  07:32 Blake Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:28
[LAL 35-27]
Ebanks Slam Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Blake (1 AST) 
Afflalo Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Brewer (1 AST)  07:08
[DEN 29-35]
 
  06:54 Hill Jump Shot: Missed 
Brewer Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:53  
Mozgov Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Miller (4 AST)  06:42
[DEN 31-35]
 
  06:24
[LAL 37-31]
Ebanks Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Blake (2 AST) 
Miller Jump Shot: Missed  06:03  
  06:03 Bryant Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:48 Hill Jump Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:47  
  05:43 Ebanks Foul: Shooting (2 PF) 
  05:43 Team Timeout : Regular 
Brewer Substitution replaced by Lawson  05:43  
  05:43 Ebanks Substitution replaced by Sessions 
  05:43 Gasol Substitution replaced by Bynum 
Afflalo Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  05:43
[DEN 32-37]
 
Afflalo Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  05:43  
  05:42 Bynum Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  05:23 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed 
Mozgov Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:22  
Faried Jump Shot: Missed  05:03  
  05:01 Bynum Rebound (Off:0 Def:7) 
  04:49 Sessions Jump Shot: Missed 
Mozgov Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:47  
Miller Layup Shot: Missed  04:40  
  04:38 Hill Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  04:25 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:24 Bynum Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  04:24
[LAL 39-32]
Bynum Tip Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Miller Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  04:04  
Team Rebound  04:03  
Miller Substitution replaced by Gallinari  04:03  
  04:03 Hill Substitution replaced by Gasol 
Gallinari Reverse Dunk Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Afflalo (1 AST)  03:57
[DEN 34-39]
 
  03:40 Blake Substitution replaced by Ebanks 
  03:40 Jump Ball Bryant vs Gallinari (Ebanks gains possession) 
  03:31
[LAL 41-34]
Bynum Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Sessions (2 AST) 
Lawson Running Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (4 BLK)  03:16  
  03:14 Bryant Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:05
[LAL 43-34]
Ebanks Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Gasol (4 AST) 
Faried Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  02:55  
Faried Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  02:55  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:55  
Faried Substitution replaced by Harrington  02:55  
Mozgov Substitution replaced by McGee  02:55  
  02:40
[LAL 45-34]
Bryant Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
McGee Jump Shot: Missed  02:15  
  02:14 Gasol Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  01:55 Bryant 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:55  
  01:55 Bynum Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
  01:48 Ebanks Foul: Shooting (3 PF) 
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  01:48
[DEN 35-45]
 
  01:48 Ebanks Substitution replaced by Barnes 
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  01:48
[DEN 36-45]
 
  01:32 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed 
Harrington Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  01:32  
  01:32 Bryant Technical 
Afflalo Free Throw Technical (4 PTS)  01:32
[DEN 37-45]
 
Harrington Driving Layup Shot: Missed  01:17  
  01:15 Barnes Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:07
[LAL 47-37]
Bynum Slam Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Gasol (5 AST) 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  00:47.9  
  00:46.9 Bynum Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
  00:33.6
[LAL 50-37]
Sessions 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Bryant (4 AST) 
Harrington 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Afflalo (2 AST)  00:12.1
[DEN 40-50]
 
  00:01.4 Bryant Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
Denver Nuggets (38-29) Los Angeles Lakers (42-25)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:44 Bynum Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  11:44  
  11:37 Bryant Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Lawson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Gasol (1 BLK)  11:29  
Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  11:27  
Faried Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (5 BLK)  11:25  
  11:25 Team Rebound 
  11:11
[LAL 52-40]
Gasol Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Sessions (3 AST) 
Lawson Jump Shot: Missed  10:48  
  10:47 Bynum Rebound (Off:1 Def:9) 
  10:27
[LAL 54-40]
Bryant Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Gallinari Floating Jump shot: Made (15 PTS)  10:11
[DEN 42-54]
 
  09:52 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed Block: Afflalo (1 BLK) 
Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  09:51  
Afflalo Jump Shot: Missed  09:45  
  09:45 Ebanks Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
Koufos Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF)  09:45  
  09:32 Sessions Jump Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  09:31  
  09:19 Ebanks Foul: Shooting (4 PF) 
Lawson Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  09:19
[DEN 43-54]
 
Lawson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:19  
  09:18 Ebanks Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Afflalo Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  09:00  
  09:00
[LAL 55-43]
Bryant Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  09:00 Ebanks Substitution replaced by Barnes 
  09:00
[LAL 56-43]
Bryant Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Afflalo Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  08:46
[DEN 45-56]
 
  08:22
[LAL 58-45]
Bryant Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Faried Slam Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Afflalo (3 AST)  08:09
[DEN 47-58]
 
Faried Technical  08:08  
  08:08
[LAL 59-47]
Bryant Free Throw Technical (15 PTS) 
  07:55 Sessions Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Koufos Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  07:53  
Gallinari Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Barnes (3 ST)  07:42  
  07:26
[LAL 62-47]
Gasol 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Sessions (4 AST) 
Faried Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (6 BLK)  07:10  
Team Rebound  07:10  
Afflalo Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Barnes (4 ST)  07:02  
  06:47 Gasol Jump Shot: Missed 
Koufos Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  06:46  
Koufos Foul: Offensive (3 PF)  06:42  
Koufos Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  06:42  
Koufos Violation:Defensive Goaltending  06:34  
  06:34
[LAL 64-47]
Sessions Floating Jump shot: Made (9 PTS) 
  06:20 Bynum Foul: Defense 3 Second (1 PF) 
Afflalo Free Throw Technical (7 PTS)  06:20
[DEN 48-64]
 
Koufos Substitution replaced by Harrington  06:20  
Lawson Substitution replaced by Miller  06:20  
Harrington 3pt Shot: Missed  06:10  
Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  06:09  
Miller Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:03
[DEN 50-64]
 
  05:47
[LAL 66-50]
Gasol Driving Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Harrington Step Back Jump shot: Made (8 PTS)  05:32
[DEN 52-66]
 
  05:06
[LAL 69-52]
Sessions 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Gasol (6 AST) 
Harrington Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (7 BLK)  04:41  
  04:39 Bryant Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  04:30
[LAL 71-52]
Bryant Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  04:30  
Gallinari Substitution replaced by McGee  04:30  
Faried Substitution replaced by Brewer  04:30  
Afflalo Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Miller (5 AST)  04:12
[DEN 54-71]
 
McGee Foul: Personal (3 PF)  03:55  
  03:43 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  03:42  
Miller Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  03:38
[DEN 56-71]
 
  03:38 Bryant Foul: Shooting (3 PF) 
Miller Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS)  03:38
[DEN 57-71]
 
  03:18 Gasol Jump Shot: Missed 
Harrington Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:17  
Brewer 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Miller (6 AST)  03:11
[DEN 60-71]
 
McGee Violation:Defensive Goaltending  02:50  
  02:50
[LAL 73-60]
Sessions Running Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Harrington Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed Block: Gasol (2 BLK)  02:33  
  02:30 Gasol Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  02:17
[LAL 75-60]
Bynum Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Gasol (7 AST) 
Miller Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (8 BLK)  02:04  
McGee Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:03  
  02:02 Sessions Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
  02:02 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:02 Gasol Substitution replaced by Hill 
  02:02 Sessions Substitution replaced by Blake 
McGee Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:02  
Team Rebound  02:02  
McGee Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  02:02
[DEN 61-75]
 
Brewer Foul: Personal (2 PF)  01:53  
  01:46 Bryant Foul: Offensive (4 PF) 
  01:46 Bryant Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed  01:31  
McGee Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  01:30  
McGee Putback Layup Shot: Missed  01:30  
  01:26 Bynum Rebound (Off:1 Def:10) 
  01:20 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:18  
Afflalo 3pt Shot: Missed  01:10  
  01:07 Barnes Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:56.3 Hill Hook Shot: Missed Block: McGee (1 BLK) 
  00:53.8 Bynum Rebound (Off:2 Def:10) 
  00:51.9
[LAL 77-61]
Bynum Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
  00:38.7 Hill Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Miller Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  00:38.7
[DEN 62-77]
 
  00:38.7 Bryant Substitution replaced by Sessions 
Miller Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:38.7  
  00:37.9 Barnes Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  00:25.9 Sessions Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Miller (1 ST) 
  00:21.8 Barnes Foul: Shooting (3 PF) 
Brewer Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  00:21.8
[DEN 63-77]
 
Brewer Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  00:21.8
[DEN 64-77]
 
  00:04.9 Barnes 3pt Shot: Missed 
McGee Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  00:03.9  
Miller 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.7  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 3rd Quarter
Denver Nuggets (38-29) Los Angeles Lakers (42-25)
Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Harrington Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Miller (7 AST)  11:48
[DEN 66-77]
 
  11:31
[LAL 79-66]
Hill Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Sessions (5 AST) 
Harrington 3pt Shot: Missed  11:17  
  11:16 Gasol Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  10:59 Barnes 3pt Shot: Missed 
  10:58 Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  10:58
[LAL 81-66]
Gasol Tip Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
McGee Layup Shot: Missed  10:39  
Harrington Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  10:37  
Harrington Layup Shot: Missed  10:37  
Harrington Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  10:33  
McGee Layup Shot: Missed  10:31  
  10:26 Sessions Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Miller Foul: Personal (2 PF)  10:11  
Harrington Foul: Personal (1 PF)  10:03  
  09:53
[LAL 83-66]
Gasol Hook Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Brewer Jump Shot: Missed Block: Barnes (1 BLK)  09:44  
  09:39 Barnes Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  09:25 Gasol Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:25 Team Rebound 
Harrington Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF)  09:25  
Harrington Substitution replaced by Gallinari  09:25  
  09:16 Sessions 3pt Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  09:15  
Miller Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  09:05
[DEN 68-83]
 
  08:46 Gasol Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:43 Hill Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  08:43
[LAL 85-68]
Hill Tip Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Lawson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Hill (2 BLK)  08:34  
Brewer Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:32  
Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed  08:30  
  08:24 Hill Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
Gallinari Violation:Kicked Ball  08:24  
  08:24  
McGee Substitution replaced by Faried  08:24  
  08:15 Gasol Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  08:15  
  08:15 Hill Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) 
Lawson Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (2 AST)  08:06
[DEN 70-85]
 
Miller Foul: Shooting (3 PF)  07:47  
  07:47 Hill Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  07:47 Team Rebound 
  07:47 Sessions Substitution replaced by Bryant 
  07:47 Gasol Substitution replaced by Bynum 
  07:47 Hill Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:46  
Lawson Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  07:24
[DEN 72-85]
 
  07:07
[LAL 87-72]
Bryant Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Blake (3 AST) 
Miller Layup Shot: Missed  06:58  
  06:56 Barnes Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  06:53
[LAL 89-72]
Bryant Slam Dunk Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Barnes (1 AST) 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  06:36  
  06:35 Hill Rebound (Off:4 Def:5) 
  06:28 Barnes 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:27 Bryant Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  06:25 Bryant Jump Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  06:24  
Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (9 BLK)  06:12  
  06:10 Blake Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Faried Violation:Defensive Goaltending  06:07  
  06:07
[LAL 91-72]
Bryant Running Layup Shot: Made (23 PTS) Assist: Blake (4 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:07  
Brewer Substitution replaced by Afflalo  06:07  
  05:57 Hill Foul: Personal (4 PF) 
Afflalo 3pt Shot: Missed  05:49  
  05:47 Hill Rebound (Off:4 Def:6) 
  05:29
[LAL 93-72]
Bryant Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (25 PTS) 
Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed  05:16  
Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  05:15  
Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed  05:14  
Gallinari Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  05:12  
Gallinari Putback Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS)  05:12
[DEN 74-93]
 
  04:51
[LAL 95-74]
Bryant Hook Shot: Made (27 PTS) 
Gallinari Jump Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Lawson (2 AST)  04:43
[DEN 76-95]
 
  04:26 Bryant 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:24 Barnes Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  04:18 Barnes Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Faried (1 ST) 
Miller Layup Shot: Missed  04:08  
Miller Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  04:06  
Miller Tip Shot: Made (12 PTS)  04:06
[DEN 78-95]
 
  03:42 Bynum Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  03:39  
  03:36 Barnes Foul: Shooting (4 PF) 
Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  03:36
[DEN 79-95]
 
  03:36 Hill Substitution replaced by Gasol 
Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  03:36
[DEN 80-95]
 
Miller Foul: Shooting (4 PF)  03:22  
  03:22
[LAL 96-80]
Bryant Free Throw 1 of 2 (28 PTS) 
Faried Substitution replaced by Mozgov  03:22  
  03:22
[LAL 97-80]
Bryant Free Throw 2 of 2 (29 PTS) 
Mozgov Jump Shot: Missed  03:12  
Team Rebound  03:12  
  03:12 Gasol Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) 
Miller Substitution replaced by Brewer  03:12  
Mozgov Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bynum (10 BLK)  03:02  
Afflalo Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:00  
Afflalo Jump Shot: Missed  02:58  
  02:55 Bynum Rebound (Off:2 Def:11) 
  02:38
[LAL 99-80]
Bryant Layup Shot: Made (31 PTS) Assist: Gasol (8 AST) 
Afflalo Jump Shot: Missed  02:26  
  02:25 Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  02:09 Barnes Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Lawson (2 ST) 
  02:04 Barnes Violation:Defensive Goaltending 
Lawson Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  02:04
[DEN 82-99]
 
  01:58 Team Timeout : Regular 
  01:58 Gasol Substitution replaced by Eyenga 
  01:58 Bynum Substitution replaced by Goudelock 
  01:58 Bryant Substitution replaced by Hill 
  01:58 Barnes Substitution replaced by McRoberts 
  01:48
[LAL 101-82]
Hill Slam Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed  01:34  
Mozgov Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  01:32  
Mozgov Tip Shot: Missed  01:32  
Mozgov Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:32  
  01:32 Eyenga Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Mozgov Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  01:32
[DEN 83-101]
 
Lawson Substitution replaced by Stone  01:32  
Afflalo Substitution replaced by Hamilton  01:32  
Mozgov Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  01:32
[DEN 84-101]
 
  01:11 Eyenga Foul: Offensive (2 PF) 
  01:11 Eyenga Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Hamilton Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Stone (1 AST)  01:02
[DEN 86-101]
 
  00:41.9 Blake 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:40.9 Eyenga Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:40.0
[LAL 103-86]
Eyenga Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Mozgov Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Stone (2 AST)  00:30.9
[DEN 88-103]
 
  00:10.8 McRoberts Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Mozgov (1 ST) 
End of 4th Quarter
broadcast information
countrychanneltime
usa ABCNational3:30 pm ET
canada --CHCH TV national 3:30 pm ET
 
standings
w
l
l10
h
a
DEN
2nd Northwest
38
28
8-2
20-13
18-15
LAL
1st Pacific
41
25
6-4
26-7
15-18
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
DEN
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LAL
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Lakers Stats
 seasonplayoffs
FG%.457.426
FT%.756.715
Points97.396.3
Rebounds46.247.4
Assists22.521.4
Steals5.95.9
Blocks5.39.4
3-Point %.326.316
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Nuggets Stats
 seasonplayoffs
FG%.476.430
FT%.735.000
Points104.196.7
Rebounds43.147.7
Assists24.020.9
Steals8.27.0
Blocks5.06.9
3-Point %.332.278
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Composite Box Score updated through Game 7
Los Angeles Lakers (4-3)
field goalsrebounds
 minfgm-a3pm-aftm-aoffdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
Barnes, Matt139:1913-493-252-48202814187115431
Blake, Steve193:1019-4414-300-2512172114672152
Bryant, Kobe282:0177-17215-4235-44102232351882328204
Bynum, Andrew262:0843-840-031-423056861010282814117
Ebanks, Devin106:0814-320-25-861319511325433
Eyenga, Christian9:132-30-00-11121311114
Gasol, Pau255:4238-892-412-1625396430205817690
Goudelock, Andrew2:180-00-00-00000000000
Hill, Jordan141:0615-380-08-12262551118164438
McRoberts, Josh5:460-00-00-00221102000
Morris, Darius5:071-10-03-40002001005
Murphy, Troy6:241-11-10-00220000003
Sessions, Ramon227:5831-804-2116-231232428164100682
World Peace, Metta43:415-154-111-214522412015
Denver Nuggets (3-4)
field goalsrebounds
 minfgm-a3pm-aftm-aoffdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
Afflalo, Arron229:2430-744-2012-15520251914592576
Brewer, Corey116:2823-546-206-86814611722458
Faried, Kenneth192:0832-600-09-122545704205148873
Gallinari, Danilo221:3234-944-2322-249273617155941094
Hamilton, Jordan5:092-30-00-00000111004
Harrington, Al162:3824-7510-3510-15723306133311068
Koufos, Kosta25:501-30-00-047110503112
Lawson, Ty241:5556-1099-2812-194141842127819133
McGee, JaVale181:1523-530-014-262344675215422860
Miller, Andre199:4131-734-713-1514253942199171779
Mozgov, Timofey98:5412-250-04-8101323316256428
Stone, Julyan5:091-20-00-01012000002

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