Nuggets Roll Past Lakers
Posted Jul 14 2007 1:15AM
Denver 120, L.A. Lakers 88
Las Vegas, July 14, 2007 -- The Denver Nuggets ran past the Los Angeles Lakers 120-88 at Thomas & Mack Center on Friday evening.
The Lakers were outscored 30-6 in the second period and were never able to recover. In fact, Los Angeles didnít even get on the scoreboard in the second quarter until Jeff Graves knocked down a jumper at the 5:28 mark.
Von Wafer scored 10 of the first 19 points for the Nuggets en route to a game-high 22 points. Wafer shot 61.5 percent from the field and 50.0 percent from long range. In four games this summer, heís averaging 19.8 points while shooting 58.1 percent from the floor in 26.8 minutes of play. Meanwhile Larry Turner, Rodney White, Jordan Farmar and Jarvis Crittenton all had 13 points for the Lakers.
Crittenton, Los Angelesí 2007 first round draft pick (#19 overall), is averaging a team-high 14.2 points on 47.9 percent shooting and 3.0 assists in four games this summer league.
Both teams shot extremely well from the floor. Denver shot 53.5 percent from the field (38-71 FG) while Los Angeles shot 50.7 percent (34-67 FG). With the win Denver improves to 3-1 this Summer League while Los Angeles fell to 2-2.