With a superb performance by Facundo Campazzo, the Denver Nuggets took a rematch and beat the Los Angeles Lakers 122-105 at ball arena, on another nba regular stage day. With this result, Denver reached his third consecutive victory (he accumulates 15 wins and 11 losses) and the Argentine completed one of his best performances since reaching the NBA, with 15 points, 4 assists, 2 steals and one rebound, in nearly 26 minutes of play.
The Lakers, for their part, cut off their streak from seven consecutive victories and suffer from what could be a new injury to Anthony Davis in the achilles tendon. The pívot left the party with severe pain in his right leg and appropriate studies will now need to be done to determine the severity of the injury.» It’s made what I had last week (in the achilles tendon). We’ll know more on Monday,» Lakers coach Frank Vogel said at the post-game press conference. «Let’s hope it’s not something for long,» he added, commenting that Davis was in good spirits despite the relapse. With this hard-hitting victory, the Nuggets took revenge on the team that defeated them about 10 days ago. Nikola Jokic, with a triple-double (23 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists) was the top reference of a Nuggets (15 games won and 11 lost), was another of the team’s figures. On the side of the current champions, Spaniard Marc Gasol completed 5 points (2 of 4 in shots), 3 rebounds, one assist and one steal in 18 minutes. LeBron James, meanwhile, stroked the triple-double with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists and was the leader of the purple and gold set, which now racks up 21 wins and 7 losses.