Playing together and having fun, the Denver Nuggets have a chance to party like it’s 1994.
Once down 3-1 in the first-round of the Western Conference playoffs, they are taking the Los Angeles Lakers to the limit.
Denver got a career playoff-high 32 points from point guard Ty Lawson and rode a 13-0 start to a wire-to-wire 113-96 victory over the Lakers in Game 6 Thursday night at Pepsi Center.
The sixth-seeded Nuggets and No. 3 Lakers will play Game 7 on Saturday at Staples Center.
LOS ANGELES – The matchup between the Nuggets and Los Angeles Lakers has typically been billed as a conflict of speed versus size.
As their intriguing Western Conference playoff series stretches to a sixth game, you can now add an element of endurance.
With a roster loaded with young legs, Denver has employed a nine-man rotation against Los Angeles, while the more experienced Lakers have primarily relied on seven players.