The Denver Nuggets (27-34) helped to provide further evidence that the Los Angeles Lakers (21-42) defense is in shambles with a 134-126 victory on Friday.
The Nuggets scored at least 33 points in each of the first three quarters, and were able to coast to victory during the final frame.
The Lakers were led by Pau Gasol's 27. Jordan Farmar and Ryan Kelly each pitched in 24 off the bench.
L.A.'s problem was defense—as is usually the case. They've given up 276 points in their last two games, an average of 138.
Andy Bailey covers the NBA for Bleacher Report.
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