The Denver Nuggets were down 3-1 to 2 times in these playoffs.
Denver Nuggets Lebron James..
Revlon dominated this closeout game. He scored 16 points in the fourth quarter. He scored 38 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists in a triple-double. Defensively he shut down Jamal Murray (Slowed down by a bruise on his leg bone) and played smart.
Lakers coach Frank Vogel said of Lebron, “I don’t know if I’ve seen him take over the game, as it did in the fourth quarter tonight.”
Lebron did what the Jazz and Clippers failed — he and the Lakers in Los Angeles conclude the Nuggets with five games. 117-107 wins..
“He had a tip on his shoulder all year long,” Vogel said of Lebron. “Everyone has doubts. Participating in the Eastern Conference, arriving there as much as he had, and coming to the Western Conference is [reach the Finals] With the third team. “
The Lakers advance to the NBA Finals Starts on wednesday (If Miami closes the eastern conference final on Sunday) or Friday (if there is a seventh game in the east).
LeBron James made history with a win and became the third player in NBA history to join the Boston Celtics Sam Jones (11) and Bill Russell (12) in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Lakers were in the first half of the fifth game Nicola JokicFoul Trouble — He picked up three Quicktimes in the first half and then played for just eight minutes. The nugget was +3 with 8 minutes remaining in the first half and -13 with the remaining minutes.
The nugget counterattacked in the third quarter. This is due to the monster game from Jeremi Grant, who scored 20 points at night (tied with Jokic at the team’s highest score). Despite Murray’s formidable riots, the nuggets refused to fold, doing what they had done for a long time in all the playoffs.
“What more can I ask from the group?” Denver coach Michael Malone said after the defeat. “Every effort, sacrifice, everything our team has experienced in the last 82 days. The history we have made. The adversity we faced and never escaped accepted it … I I couldn’t be proud anymore. “
But in the end, it was LeBron James who looked like the best player on the planet.
Now he’s making history and heading to the final where he has the chance to win the title in three different teams.