Right after nevertheless a further breathtaking comeback in the 2nd spherical, the Los Angeles Lakers are formally dealing with the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals.
When the entire 2019-20 NBA season put the Lakers and L.A. Clippers on a collision class to meet up with for the proper to progress to the NBA Finals, the latter failed to uphold their stop of the discount.
That was irrespective of taking a 3-1 collection guide in the 2nd spherical towards the Nuggets. Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray have now demonstrated themselves to be a respectable playoff duo just after coming back again from down 3-1 in collection towards the Utah Jazz and the Clippers, turning into the initially crew to do so twice in the same postseason.
The Lakers, on the other hand, have breezed via the initially two rounds of the playoffs, losing a whole of two games so far. Both losses have appear in Video game 1s, meaning L.A. is a perfect 8- just after Video game 1 this postseason.
The Nuggets took advantage of a Clippers crew that struggled all season with chemistry and regularity. They suffered quite a few blown qualified prospects in essential closeout games, which includes Game titles 5 and 6 towards the Nuggets.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis now prepare for an opponent they had extremely several concerns with throughout the frequent season. The Lakers defeated the Nuggets in 3 of four meetings throughout the frequent season, with the only loss coming in a match where by James did not play.
Their most latest matchup came in the bubble, where by the Lakers received off of a match-winning 3-pointer by Kyle Kuzma.
Nuggets vs. Lakers program and Television Info for Western Conference Finals
Friday, Sep. 18: Video game 1, Lakers vs. Nuggets, 6 p.m., TNT
Sunday, Sep. 20: Video game 2, Lakers vs. Nuggets, 4:30 p.m., TNT
Tuesday, Sep. 22: Video game 3, Lakers @ Nuggets, 6 p.m., TNT
Thursday, Sep. 24: Video game 4, Lakers @ Nuggets, 6 p.m., TNT
Saturday, Sep. 26*: Video game 5, Lakers vs. Nuggets, 6 p.m., TNT
Monday, Sep. 28*: Video game 6, Lakers @ Nuggets, TBD, TNT
Wednesday, Sep. 30*: Video game 7, Lakers vs. Nuggets, TBD, TNT
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