Here are the highlights of the Game 3 Western Conference Finals match between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets which was scheduled on September 23, 2020 (Local Time).
The Denver Nuggets hangs and defeats the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3.
“The Joker” started the game aggressively as he just hit shots after shots in the paint in the first quarter. At the end of the game, he finished the game with a double-double performance. In total, he scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
In this game, Jerami Grant got his new playoff-high in scoring as he scored 26 points. The player from Syracuse University was a key player in tonight’s game. In addition to his game, he also hit 2 three-point shots.
The Denver Nuggets’ sensation point guard, also their highest scorer in tonight’s game, Jamal Murray, almost finished the game with a triple-double as he scored 28 points, dimed 12 assists, and grabbed 8 boards. He also drained 4 three-pointers, one of which was a dagger three-point shot to seal the game late in the fourth quarter.
Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Lakers were getting outrebounded by the Denver Nuggets by 19 rebounds at 25-44.
Their highest scorer, Lebron James, finished the game with a triple-double as he scored 30 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and dished out 11 assists. On the defensive end, he picked 2 steals and blocked 2 shots.
His dynamic duo, Anthony Davis, despite not hitting at least one of his 4 attempts from the three-point arc, he still scored 27 points.
The series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets will resume on Friday at 9:00 AM for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals.
Los Angeles Lakers Vs Denver Nuggets Game 3 Box Score
Nuggets (114) – Murray 28, Grant 26, Jokic 22, Morris 14, Porter Jr. 9.
Lakers (106) – James 30, Davis 27, Caldwell-Pope 12, Kuzma 11, Rondo 9.