Prediction and Analysis: Lakers vs Nuggets April 22, 2024

Prediction and Analysis: Lakers vs Nuggets April 22, 2024

April 22, 2024


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On April 22, the Los Angeles Lakers (47-35) will travel to Ball Arena in an attempt to win Game 2 of their series against the Denver Nuggets (57-25). This article contains the most in depth basketball analysis about this coming contest.


Lakers Analysis: They just lost their 3 game winning run

After losing in the first game of the series, the Los Angeles Lakers are hoping to bounce back. Before the first game, the team had won 7 of its previous ten games. They defeated the Pelicans 110-106 on the road last Tuesday in their play-in round matchup. Game one began with a promising start for Los Angeles. Although they had a double-digit lead, they had trouble making 3-pointers and soon found themselves behind significantly in the 3rd quarter. In the first game, LeBron James scored 27 points. During last year’s playoffs, the 39-year-old scored 24.5 points on 49% shooting on average. James averages 25.7 points per game this season and scored 24 points in 3 games against Denver during the regular season.


Nuggets Analysis: Currently on a 2-game winning streak

Before the series moves to Los Angeles for two games, the Denver Nuggets hope to lead 2-0. Despite a slow start in the first game, Denver’s seasoned team quickly took the lead. Rebounding was crucial, as they outrebounded the Lakers 49–40. Since the start of the previous season, Denver has now defeated the Lakers 9 times in a row, including sweeping them in the conference finals. In three of his previous five playoff games going back to last year, Nikola Jokic scored thirty points or more. On Saturday, the 29-year-old center finished with 12 rebounds and 32 points. This season, The Joker averaged 24.5 points. In the playoffs the previous year, Jamal Murray averaged 26 points. Read more articles like this to get more NBA analysis.


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Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Game Information

    1. Date: 04/22/2024
    2. Time: 10:00 PM ET
    3. Location: Ball Arena.
    4. How to Watch Lakers vs Nuggets: ESPN+
    5. Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


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