Jokic and Key Nuggets Players to Watch vs. the Lakers in NBA Playoffs | Game 2 - April 22

The Los Angeles Lakers (47-35) will visit Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets (57-25) at Ball Arena on Monday, April 22, starting at 10:00 PM ET.

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Nuggets vs. Lakers: Players to Watch

Nuggets Key Players

  • Nikola Jokic is averaging 26.4 points, 12.4 boards and 9 assists. Defensively, he averages 1.4 steals (seventh in NBA) and 0.9 blocked shots.
  • Michael Porter Jr.'s numbers on the season are 16.7 points, 7 boards and 1.5 assists per contest, shooting 48.4% from the floor and 39.7% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2.7 made treys.
  • Murray is averaging 21.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 6.5 assists. At the other end, he averages 1 steal and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Aaron Gordon averages 13.9 points, 6.5 boards and 3.5 assists, shooting 55.6% from the floor.
  • Reggie Jackson is averaging 10.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.8 assists.

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Lakers Key Players

  • Anthony Davis is averaging 24.7 points, 12.6 boards and 3.5 assists for the Lakers.
  • LeBron James averages 25.7 points, 7.3 boards and 8.3 assists. He is also making 54% of his shots from the field and 41% from 3-point range, with 2.1 triples per contest.
  • D'Angelo Russell averages 18 points, 3.1 boards and 6.3 assists. He is draining 45.6% of his shots from the floor and 41.5% from beyond the arc, with 3 treys per contest (ninth in NBA).
  • Austin Reaves' numbers on the season are 15.9 points, 4.3 boards and 5.5 assists per game. He is sinking 48.6% of his shots from the field and 36.7% from 3-point range, with an average of 1.9 triples.
  • Spencer Dinwiddie averages 10.5 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.7 assists. He is making 39.2% of his shots from the floor and 33.7% from 3-point range, with 1.6 triples per contest.

How to Watch Nuggets vs. Lakers

  • Game Day: Monday, April 22, 2024
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT and SportsNet LA
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Max
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Arena: Ball Arena

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Nuggets vs. Lakers Stat Insights

Denver Key Stats

  • The Nuggets are outscoring opponents by 5.3 points per game with a +431 scoring differential overall. They put up 114.9 points per game (14th in the NBA) and give up 109.6 per contest (sixth in the league).
  • Denver wins the rebound battle by 2.1 boards on average. It records 44.4 rebounds per game, which ranks seventh in the league, while its opponents grab 42.3 per contest.
  • The Nuggets connect on 11.7 three-pointers per game (25th in the league), while their opponents have made 11.2 on average.
  • Denver ranks seventh in the league by averaging 115.6 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is eighth in the NBA, allowing 110.5 points per 100 possessions.

Los Angeles Key Stats

  • The Lakers score 118 points per game (sixth in NBA) and concede 117.4 (23rd in league) for a +49 scoring differential overall.
  • The 43.1 rebounds per game Los Angeles accumulates rank 18th in the league. Their opponents pull down 44.
  • The Lakers connect on 11.8 three-pointers per game (24th in the league), 2.5 fewer than their opponents. They are shooting 37.7% from beyond the arc (eighth-best in NBA) and opponents are shooting 37.6%.
  • Los Angeles scores 113.6 points per 100 possessions (15th in league), while conceding 112.7 points per 100 possessions (16th in NBA).

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