The Los Angeles Lakers dismantled the Denver Nuggets 102-84 in front of a raucous Pepsi Center crowd Saturday afternoon.
The Lakers methodically picked apart the Nuggets with crisp passes and balanced scoring.
The Lakers shot 46% from the floor and 35% from the 3-point line.
Kobe Bryant scored 22 points on 9-for-19 shooting and four other Lakers scored in double figures.
While Kobe Bryant and company took what the “defense was willing to give up,” Carmelo Anthony and Allen Iverson repeatedly forced the issue.
Anthony and Iverson, two of the NBA’s top 5 scorers, took turns doing their best rendition of a one man show. [Read]
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