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The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Los Angeles Lakers snapped a two-game losing streak against the defending champion Denver Nuggets and returned to the Western Conference playoffs.

The Lakers defeated the Nuggets 119-108 in Game 4 of the best-of-seven 2023-2024 NBA Western Conference quarterfinals at Arena on Monday (Feb. 28) in Los Angeles, California.

LeBron James scored 30 points, 카지노사이트 Anthony Davis added 25 points and grabbed 23 rebounds, and the Warriors were rescued from the brink of playoff elimination and a three-game losing streak.

The Lakers, who took a one-game lead in the all-time series after losing three straight, will play Game 5 on Tuesday at Denver’s home arena, the Pepsi Center.

The Lakers snapped an 11-game regular-season losing streak against Denver, including a four-game sweep in last season’s Western Conference Finals.

The Lakers led by 19 points with just over six minutes left in the fourth quarter, but the Nuggets made a strong comeback.

The Nuggets pulled to within 106-113 on a three-point play by star Nikola Jokic with 1:25 left.

On the Lakers’ ensuing possession, Austin Reeves hit two free throws followed by a three-pointer to make it 117-108.

Denver’s Jokic recorded a triple-double with 33 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists, but the Nuggets were unable to close out the game in the fourth.

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