The Los Angeles Lakers dominated against Denver Nuggets with the lead of 16-points. Lakers with remained at 8:12 in the finals of the third quarter of Game 2 of the Western Conference. Significantly, the buzzer-beater “Mamba Shot” of Anthony Davis Mamba provide the Lakers a win of 105-103 and a remarkable lead of 2-0. Although it was quite an amazing way to get to the end of the game. Consequently, the final few minutes of the game were phenomenal.
Mamba Shot of Davis
Davis is so brilliant at the game, averaging 30.5 points in 13 playoff games. He took over down the stretch and explore his enormous strength and superb skills against the Nuggets in Game 2. He was so sharp yesterday scoring the Lakers’ final 10 points, with hitting a go-ahead runner with having 26 seconds left in the fourth quarter, and sequencing that up with his first true signature playoff moment, “Mamba Shot”. All together Davis scored 22 points in the second half with the addition of 9 in the fourth quarter to kick the Lakers towards victory while James struggled with only two points on 1-for-6 shooting in his fourth quarter.
Tough contender Jokic
Yet yesterday was in the bowl of Davis but we can’t forget Jokic. when the Nuggets was trailing by eight points with just over three minutes left, Jokic went on an individual 9-0 run to put his team forward with the 31 seconds remaining. When Davis’ floater put the Lakers ahead on the court, Jokic hit nothing but the net on a distinctive hook shot over Davis in accordance to regain the lead.
Jokic proved himself spectacular in the playoffs of the NBA tournament. He continued his dazzling game yesterday with 30 points, including nine assists, six rebounds, and yes at last four steals in the Game 2 loss. It does not matter how this postseason finished for the Denver Nuggets, but Jokic definitely has boosted himself into the top level among the NBA superstars.
Nuggets to improve
The Nuggets against the Lakers were so close to the game yesterday. There are only a few minute things which remarked the loss for Nuggets. Those small measures are enough for pointing Michael Malone and the coaching staff as culprits. The Nuggets turned the ball almost over 21 times, which provide the led to 15 points for the Lakers. So Nuggets need to understand their mistakes and need to work upon them in the future.