The Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets met for a preseason game on October 24, 2023 at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets won the game 121-114.

Game Highlights

1st Quarter: The Nuggets started off hot, taking a 10-point lead early in the quarter. The Lakers came back to tie the game, but the Nuggets took a 32-28 lead into the second quarter.
2nd Quarter: The Nuggets extended their lead in the second quarter, taking a 15-point lead at one point. The Lakers cut the lead to 5 points at halftime, but the Nuggets led 64-59 at the break.
3rd Quarter: The Lakers came out strong in the third quarter, taking their first lead of the game with 5 minutes left in the quarter. The Nuggets answered back, and the two teams traded baskets for the rest of the quarter. The Nuggets led 92-88 going into the fourth quarter.
4th Quarter: The Nuggets started the fourth quarter with a 10-2 run to take a 12-point lead. The Lakers cut the lead to 5 points with 2 minutes left in the game, but the Nuggets held on for the victory.

Key Performers

Nuggets: Nikola Jokic led the Nuggets with 30 points, 12 rebounds, and 8 assists. Jamal Murray had 25 points. Michael Porter Jr. had 18 points.
Lakers: LeBron James led the Lakers with 28 points, 10 rebounds, and 6 assists. Anthony Davis had 20 points and 10 rebounds. Russell Westbrook had 15 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists.

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