The first round series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets was one that was highly contested throughout. While many expected the Lakers to run past the Nuggets with relative ease, George Karl’s team showed unbelievable resiliency and forced the Lakers to the brink of elimination.
Here’s a look back at all seven games of the series, and complete highlights from each.
Game 1: Lakers 103, Nuggets 88
Game 2: Lakers 104, Nuggets 100
Game 3: Nuggets 99, Lakers 84
Game 4: Lakers 92, Nuggets 88
Game 5: Nuggets 102, Lakers 99
Game 6: Nuggets 113, Lakers 96
Game 7: Lakers 96, Nuggets 87
The Lakers will now advance to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Semi-Finals.