A great collective effort, led by a close pair of LeBron James and Anthony Davis, helped the Los Angeles Lakers win a convincing victory against the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center.
The battle of the two teams occupying the number one and number two in the West took place under the scenario could not be any more attractive.
Initially, the Denver Nuggets sometimes took the lead to 13 points but soon saw the gap be removed. Then, the Los Angeles Lakers, in turn, got a 9 point advantage over the opponent. However, everything returned to the starting line in the fourth half.
Two teams in a row exchanged excellent points, bringing the match into extra time. But then LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the purple-yellow teammates were more mature, more alert and won the final with a score of 120-116.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis had great performance, reestablishing the achievement of the Kobe Bryant duo – Pau Gasol
You can call LeBron and AD the perfect match of Los Angeles Lakers in this match. At the time of life and death in the fourth quarter, LeBron James was the one who constantly brought the score to LA.
When entering the extra time, LeBron twice found Anthony Davis empty, creating 2 points 3 points with tremendous damage to help the Lakers win the final.
LeBron James closed the match against triple-double, scoring 32 points with 12 rebounds and 14 assists. Anthony Davis is right next door with 33 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocks.
According to ESPN statistics, LeBron and Anthony Davis are the first Lakers team-mate in over 10 years to have 30 points with 10 rebounds in a match. The two players who have done this are the late legendary Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol (2008).
Besides the superstar duo, the Lakers also got 38 points from the bench (Dwight Howard, Alex Caruso, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led) and 10 points from Avery Bradley.