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Western champions: Nuggets sweep Lakers to reach first-ever NBA Finals



An unstoppable performance from Nikola Jokic saw the Denver cast go 4-0 in Los Angeles and stay in the Western Conference.

this monday, Denver Nuggets qualified for first NBA Finals against LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers (111-113 in the fourth game, 0-4 in the West Division final total). A sweep that exceeds all expectations.

franchise led by Nikola Jokic And Jamal Murray, who had the best record in the conference in the regular season, played his second sword against the winner of the Eastern Finals, who overwhelmed the Miami Heat 3-0 and defeated the Boston Celtics. I will aim for the first ring in history.

With an impressive and unattractive victory, the fastest win against the Lakers, Denver’s team also ended a streak of four straight West Finals that eventually bit the mud.

LeBron had a great and memorable night he rested only four seconds during the 48-minute match he had two options to force extra time, but his first shot flew to the side of the board and his second shot, already on the buzzer, was blocked. Aaron Gordon .

It’s never been possible to overcome a 0-3 record in the NBA, so James took responsibility for the team’s greatest moment of despair, giving a stunning recital at age 38. 40 points, 10 rebounds, 9 assists .

Additionally, he scored 21 points in the first quarter and reached 31 points before the break (a new playoff half record). But all that sweat, effort, and epic events took its toll on him in the second half, leaving him almost powerless.

Nikola Jokic, on the other hand, 30 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists And he brought the “Magic” Johnson Award for MVP of the Western Finals.

The Serbian prodigy added his eighth triple-double in these playoffs to achieve the next record. Chamberlain Wilt (7 in 1967).

Murray (25 points) and Gordon (22 points) also dominated the Nuggets in the third quarter, winning a close battle on a very limited rotation (Mike Malone played seven players). and Durbin Hamm needed eight players from the Lakers).

Anthony Davis , from little to more, finished the Los Angeles team with 21 points and 14 rebounds, a dismal start (2-10), a stellar comeback, and some exciting playoff performances as they defeated the Memphis Grizzlies. After finishing the roller coaster of the season. Golden State Warriors.

Source: Biobiochile

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