Found May 02, 2012 on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL:
The Denver Nuggets attempted to come back from a 13 point deficit with 7:09 remaining in their second game of their Post Season match-up against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center on Tuesday night. The visitors were able to cut the Lakers lead to four points; but could never get any closer and Los Angeles held on to win the game 104-100 and take a 2-0 lead in their best of seven first round series. Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant was the leading scorer for the night as he notched 38 points while his fellow All-Star center Andrew Bynum scored 27 points in the victory. Ty Lawson had a team high 25 points for Denver while Kenneth Faried had another strong performance as he racked up a double-double including 14 points. Bryant would knock down eight points in the final 1:44 of the first and the Lakers would be on top 32-25 at the end of the period. The Nuggets would tie the score at 36-36 with 7:07 left in the second when Faried tipped a shot into the cylinder. The Lakers w...
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