Lakers-Nuggets: Kobe Booed in Denver as L.A. Rolls in Game Three

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Lakers-Nuggets: Kobe Booed in Denver as L.A. Rolls in Game Three

Once again, The Los Angeles Lakers have defeated the Denver Nuggets even with Kobe booed and not playing his best.  The end score was 102-84. 

This is the games scoring comparison:

Team

1

2

3

4

 

 

 

 

T

Lakers

23

30

30

19

 

 

 

 

102

Nuggets

20

26

18

20

 

 

 

 

84

As you can see, the Lakers outscored the Denver Nuggets every single quarter, the Nuggets slowly fading away as the game progressed.

Surprisingly, Denver shot 43% and the Lakers shot 46% from field goals.  From beyond the arch, Lakers shot 26% and the Denver Nuggets shot a respectable 50%.  The Lakers were 60% from the stripe, and the Denver Nuggets were 100% from the stripe. You might be wondering, if so much of the percentages for the Nuggets were better than the Lakers, why did they lose?  Well, the Los Angeles Lakers' stifling defense and offense took Denver off guard, while Kobe Bryant distributed the ball.

 

The Largest lead for the Los Angeles Lakers was 19, while the largest lead for the Nuggets was 2.  The Lakers kept well throughout the entire game, only exerting 7 turnovers, while the Nuggets had 13.

Los Angeles Lakers team statistics:

Top Performers
LOS ANGELES DENVER
K. Bryant
Points: 22
Reb: 7
Ast: 8
Stl: 1
Blk: 1
L. Kleiza
Points: 15
Reb: 9
Ast: 1
Stl: 0
Blk: 0
Game Leaders
 LOS ANGELESDENVER
PointsK. Bryant 22C. Anthony 16
ReboundsK. Bryant 7M. Camby 12
AssistsK. Bryant 8M. Camby 4
StealsL. Odom 2M. Camby 1
BlocksP. Gasol 3M. Camby 2

 

Game 4 of the Lakers-Nuggets battle will once again be in the mile-high city, Monday, April 28, 10:30 PM ET.  NBA Coverage will be on TNT. 

 

 

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