Lakers vs. Nuggets score, takeaways: Anthony Davis’ ‘Mamba shot’ ends comeback bid by Jokic, Denver in Game 2
Anthony Davis swished a game-winning 3-pointer as time expired as the Los Angeles Lakers held off a furious comeback attempt by the Denver Nuggets to come away with a 105-103 win in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday to take a 2-0 series lead.
The final few possessions of the game were phenomenal, with Davis and Nikola Jokic trading baskets before the last Lakers possession, which included an Alex Caruso missed 3-pointer, a Jamal Murray block, and finally Davis’ winning shot.
The Lakers started off the game strong behind a very aggressive LeBron James, who scored 20 points in the first half. But the Nuggets slowly erased a 10-point halftime deficit over the course of the second half, leading to an exciting finish.
Jokic (30 points, nine assists, six…