The Dwight Howard saga is finally about to end, according to reports. A four-team deal involving the Nuggets and 76ers will send the disgruntled Magic center to the Lakers.
Andre Miller scored 24 points, including two free throws with 12.8 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets survived Kobe Bryant’s late scoring barrage in a 43-point performance, avoiding playoff elimination with a 102-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 on Tuesday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 22 points, Andrew Bynum added 19 and the Los Angeles Lakers’ stars got plenty of help from their supporting cast in a 92-88 win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night for a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
The playoff game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets was briefly interrupted when a 20-year-old stalker of several Nuggets players walked out on the court in the second quarter Sunday night.
The Denver Nuggets figure the way to quit getting beaten inside and out by the Los Angeles Lakers is to get them running up and down the court.
Kobe Bryant scored 31 points, Andrew Bynum posted the Lakers’ first playoff triple-double in 21 years with an NBA postseason record-tying 10 blocked shots, and LA controlled the tempo in a playoff-opening 103-88 victory over the Nuggets.
The Denver Nuggets earned themselves another postseason date with the Los Angeles Lakers. Whether that is a good thing or a bad thing remains to be seen.
Kobe Bryant will miss his fifth consecutive game when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.
Dirk Nowitzki had 33 points and 11 rebounds as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 112-95 on Monday night.
In the midst of their longest road losing streak in more than a dozen years, the Mavericks try to avoid dropping their eighth straight away from Dallas on Monday night when they face the Denver Nuggets.
Shawn Marion had 16 points and 10 rebounds, leading six Dallas players scoring in double figures as the Mavericks stretched their winning streak to five in a row with a 102-84 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points and the Mavs snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the undermanned Nuggets 105-95 on Wednesday night.