NBA Outlook Playoff: 9/24 Conference Final Preview


Denver point guard Jamal Murray dunks home two of his 28 points in a game 3 win


LA Lakers (2-1) vs Denver Nuggets (1-2)

When: Sunday, Sept 20th at 7:30pm.

Where: AdventHealth Arena in Orlando, Florida

TV: TNT / Radio: ESPN LA 710

Injuries:

LAL: None

Denver: None


LAL :

112.3 - points per game

110.3 - points against

49.8 - Field goal %

Denver:

110.3 - points per game

112.3 - points against

50.4 - field goal %




Individual Leaders: LAL/Den -

Anthony Davis 31.7 / Jamal Murray 24.7 -Points

LeBron James 9.0 / Nikola Jokic 7.3 - Rebounds

LeBron James 9.0 / Jamal Murray 7.0 - Assists

Key Match-ups:

Anthony Davis vs Paul Millsap

LeBron James vs Jerami Grant

Dwight Howard vs Nikola Jokic

Jamal Murray vs Rajon Rondo

Michael Porter vs Kyle Kuzma


Keep an eye on:

Who Controls The Boards: has been key in who has won each game. In game one, both teams were tied at 48, the Lakers cruised to a win. Game two, LA won the rebounding battle 50-44 and thanks to a clutch three from Anthony Davis, the Lakers edged Denver. Game three, Denver dominated the boards 44-25 and the Nuggets got the w 114-106. It's an old statement but it's known in the playoffs, if you rebound you win.