Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/11/12
DENVER -- There will be a Game 7. Ty Lawson scored a playoff-career-high 32 points, Corey Brewer had 18 points and the Denver Nuggets routed the Los Angeles Lakers 113-96 Thursday night, forcing a decisive game in the Western Conference quarterfinals. Kobe Bryant overcame a stomach ailment to score a team-high 31, and Andrew Bynum had 11 points and 16 rebounds for the Lakers, who will get a third chance to eliminate the Nuggets on Saturday night in Los Angeles. It was questionable if Bryant would even play in Game 6. He missed Thursday's morning shootaround and received two bags of intravenous fluids before the game and two more at halftime. It helped his game, but not the Lakers'. Denver scored the first 13 points and never trailed. Lawson had 15 points in the first quarter and 19 at half, matching Bryant's output through the first 24 minutes. Denver led 54-45 at half. The Nuggets ended any thoughts of a comeback by scoring the first nine points of the third quarter. Ke...
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