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Game 6: Lakers 119, Nuggets 92

Lakers win series 4-2

Kobe Bryant is The Closer

Kobe Bryant is The Closer

Kobe Bryant played the role of facilitator with 10 assists but still scored big with 35 points in a 119-92 win to close out the Nuggets and advance to the NBA Finals. Lamar Odom contributed 20 points off the bench.  Watch Now

Trophy Presentation

L.A. accepts the Western Conference championship trophy from James Worthy.

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Fishing for Gasol

Derek Fisher finds Pau Gasol for the second-quarter flush against the Nuggets.

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Bryant 'And-1'

Kobe Bryant drives inside and gets the shot to fall with the foul.

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Gasol to Bynum

Pau Gasol finds Andrew Bynum on the inside for the deuce in Game 6.

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Kobe Wills Lakers to Slim Game 1 Win

Los Angeles 105, Denver 103

Timely fourth-quarter free throws from Kobe Bryant helped the Lakers seal a 105-103 Game 1 win over the Nuggets.

QUICK STATS
Nuggets
Lakers
     
    • 48.6%

    • 41.1%

    • 42.1%

    • 44.0%

    • 65.7%

    • 83.3%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  DEN LAL
Turnovers: 15 16
Fast Break Pts: 7 7
Biggest Lead: 13 4
Unanswered Pts: 1 0
Points in the Paint: 46 40
 

Game 1 Highlights

Kobe Bryant edged out Carmelo Anthony in a scoring duel as the Lakers took a 1-0 series lead.

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Nuggets Stave Off Lakers to Even Series

Denver 106, Los Angeles 103

Carmelo Anthony was at it again, dropping 34 points as the Nuggets held off the Lakers in Los Angeles for a Game 2 win.

QUICK STATS
Nuggets
Lakers
     
    • 44.3%

    • 45.5%

    • 33.3%

    • 40.0%

    • 78.4%

    • 77.1%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  DEN LAL
Turnovers: 14 16
Fast Break Pts: 5 10
Biggest Lead: 7 14
Unanswered Pts: 1 0
Points in the Paint: 38 52
 

Game 2 Highlights

The Nuggets defeated the Lakers in the Playoffs for the first time since 1985.

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Kobe Delivers Big Shot in Lakers' Victory

Los Angeles 103, Denver 97

Kobe Bryant nailed a late 3-pointer and Trevor Ariza again stole an inbound pass to guide the Lakers past the Nuggets in Game 3.

QUICK STATS
Lakers
Nuggets
     
    • 45.8%

    • 39.3%

    • 31.6%

    • 18.5%

    • 68.9%

    • 83.9%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  LAL DEN
Turnovers: 13 11
Fast Break Pts: 10 19
Biggest Lead: 6 8
Unanswered Pts: 4 0
Points in the Paint: 34 40
 

Game 3 Highlights

Despite a raucous Denver crowd, Kobe Bryant and the Lakers earned a huge Game 3 victory.

Play 3:33

Nuggets Soar To Game 4 Win

Denver 120, Los Angeles 101

J.R. Smith was red hot from the outside and Chris Andersen did the dirty work on the glass as Denver romped L.A. 120-101 for a 2-2 series tie.

QUICK STATS
Lakers
Nuggets
     
    • 41.5%

    • 44.2%

    • 29.0%

    • 29.2%

    • 68.6%

    • 75.5%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  LAL DEN
Turnovers: 10 6
Fast Break Pts: 5 15
Biggest Lead: 1 21
Unanswered Pts: 2 0
Points in the Paint: 34 52
 

Game 4 Highlights

Chris Andersen and J.R. Smith led the way in a 120-101 Game 4 win.

Play 2:34

Odom Leads Charge as Lakers Stop Nuggets

Los Angeles 103, Denver 94

Lamar Odom was a monster on both ends of the floor and helped the Lakers pull away from the Nuggets for a Game 5 win.

QUICK STATS
Nuggets
Lakers
     
    • 38.6%

    • 48.7%

    • 29.2%

    • 18.8%

    • 76.7%

    • 74.3%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  DEN LAL
Turnovers: 16 16
Fast Break Pts: 4 6
Biggest Lead: 7 11
Unanswered Pts: 0 2
Points in the Paint: 36 54
 

Game 5 Highlights

Behind Lamar Odom, the Lakers were the epitome of balance as L.A. put down the Nuggets for a 3-2 series lead.

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Kobe, Lakers Finish Off Nuggets

Los Angeles 119, Denver 92

Standing one win from the NBA Finals, the Lakers delivered the final knockout blow to the Nuggets to win the Western Conference finals.

QUICK STATS
Lakers
Nuggets
     
    • 57.3%

    • 43.8%

    • 56.2%

    • 42.1%

    • 100.0%

    • 80.0%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  LAL DEN
Turnovers: 14 13
Fast Break Pts: 8 18
Biggest Lead: 29 1
Unanswered Pts: 0 2
Points in the Paint: 44 36
 

Game 6 Highlights

Kobe Bryant led the Lakers with 35 points as L.A. defeated Denver for the Western Conference title.

Play 2:50

LAKERS STATS
  SEASON PLAYOFFS
     
FG% 0.000 0.452
FT% 0.000 0.729
Points 0.0 97.9
Rebounds 0.0 44.0
Assists 0.0 17.0
Steals 0.0 9.3
Blocks 0.0 6.7
3-Point % 0.000 0.347
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NUGGETS STATS
  SEASON PLAYOFFS
     
FG% 0.000 0.475
FT% 0.000 0.759
Points 0.0 107.9
Rebounds 0.0 40.2
Assists 0.0 22.6
Steals 0.0 9.2
Blocks 0.0 5.2
3-Point % 0.000 0.383
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LAL win series 4-2
1 - DEN 103 | LAL 105 Highlights Info
2 - DEN 106 | LAL 103 Highlights Info
3 - LAL 103 | DEN 97 Highlights Info
4 - LAL 101 | DEN 120 Highlights Info
5 - DEN 94 | LAL 103 Highlights Info
6 - LAL 119 | DEN 92 Highlights Info
 

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