46-27
20-16 Away
September 18
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LAL 36 34 33 23 126
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NBA Preview: Lakers vs. Nuggets

Home: Los Angeles Lakers (52-19)

Away: Denver Nuggets (46-27)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Friday at 9:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

TNT

Anthony Davis will lead Los Angeles against Nikola Jokic and Denver on Friday.
In their last contest the Lakers won against Houston, 119-96. LeBron James led the way, scoring 29 points while chipping in 11 rebounds and seven assists.
In their last contest, the Nuggets won versus Los Angeles, 104-89. Jamal Murray led the way, scoring 40 points while recording four rebounds and five assists.

Lakers Stat Leaders

Scoring: Anthony Davis, 26.1 ppg

Rebounds: Anthony Davis, 9.3 rpg

Assists: LeBron James, 10.2 apg

Overview: Anthony Davis powers the Lakers offense, Davis put up a line of 26.1 points, 9.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists during the season. LeBron James is another player to watch for Los Angeles, James averaged 25.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 10.2 assists on the year.

Nuggets Stat Leaders

Scoring: Nikola Jokic, 19.9 ppg

Rebounds: Nikola Jokic, 9.7 rpg

Assists: Nikola Jokic, 7 apg

Overview: The Nuggets biggest impact player on offense is Nikola Jokic who averaged 19.9 points, 9.7 rebounds and seven assists during the regular season. Jamal Murray is another player who figures to make an impact for Denver, Murray averaged 18.5 points on the year.

Season Stats Comparison


Lakers vs. Nuggets season stats comparison.
Los Angeles Lakers Denver Nuggets
113.5 Points 110.6
107.3 Points Against 109
61% Points In Paint Pct 56%
48% Field Goals Pct 47%
35% Three Points Pct 36%
73% Free Throws Pct 78%
45.9 Rebounds 43.8
25.4 Assists 26
130 Efficiency 124.2
14.7 Turnovers 13
39 Bench Points 35.3

Previous Results (Regular Season)

  • Aug 10, 2020 - Lakers 124 vs. Nuggets 121
  • Dec 22, 2019 - Lakers 104 vs. Nuggets 128
  • Dec 3, 2019 - Nuggets 96 vs. Lakers 105
  • Mar 6, 2019 - Lakers 99 vs. Nuggets 115
  • Nov 27, 2018 - Nuggets 117 vs. Lakers 85
  • Oct 25, 2018 - Lakers 121 vs. Nuggets 114
  • Team Records
      DEN LAL  
    55-37
    All
    64-22
    31-15
    Home
    32-12
    24-22
    Away
    32-10
    40-17
    as Fav
    57-20
    15-20
    as Dog
    7-2
    46-42
    ATS
    45-39
    22-20
    ATS Home
    22-21
    24-22
    ATS Away
    23-18
    47-45
    O/U
    41-45
    24-22
    O/U Home
    19-25
    23-23
    O/U Away
    22-20
    Leaders
    Points
    Jokic Photo
    Denver Nuggets
    1456
    James Photo
    Los Angeles Lakers
    1698
    Rebounds
    Jokic Photo
    Denver Nuggets
    711
    Davis Photo
    Los Angeles Lakers
    577
    Assists
    Jokic Photo
    Denver Nuggets
    512
    James Photo
    Los Angeles Lakers
    684
    Last 5 Games
    Nuggets
    Date Opp Result
    09/26 @
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    L 107-117
    09/24 vs
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    L 114-108
    09/22 vs
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    W 106-114
    09/20 @
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    L 103-105
    09/18 @
    Lakers logo
    LAL
    L 114-126
    Lakers
    Date Opp Result
    09/26 vs
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    W 107-117
    09/24 @
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    W 114-108
    09/22 @
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    L 106-114
    09/20 vs
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    W 103-105
    09/18 vs
    Nuggets logo
    DEN
    W 114-126