Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • DEN 43.6
    • 46.3 LAL
  • Three Point %

    • DEN 37.5
    • 33.3 LAL
  • Turnovers

    • DEN 10
    • 18 LAL
  • Rebounds

    • DEN 57
    • 60 LAL

Game Information

STAPLES Center
  • Los Angeles, CA
Attendance: 18,997
100%
Capacity: 19,060
Referees: Ron Garretson, Derrick Collins, Marat Kogut
1/7/2013 ESPN.com news services

Nuggets hang on, deal Lakers 3rd straight loss

Ty Lawson had 21 points and 10 assists, Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 13.8 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets beat the struggling Los Angeles Lakers 112-105 Sunday night for their fifth win in seven games.

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Game Flow

DEN
LAL
0:00 - 4th Quarter

DEN

112

LAL

105

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Dwight Howard blocks Kosta Koufos's jumper
  • Danilo Gallinari misses 28-foot three point jumper
  • Danilo Gallinari misses driving layup
  • Danilo Gallinari misses 28-foot three point jumper
  • Danilo Gallinari misses three point jumper
  • Pau Gasol blocks Danilo Gallinari 's 3-foot layup
  • Kosta Koufos misses 4-foot two point shot
  • Ty Lawson misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Ty Lawson makes driving layup
  • Ty Lawson misses 16-foot jumper
  • Danilo Gallinari misses 7-foot jumper
  • Andre Iguodala makes 25-foot three point jumper (Ty Lawson assists)
  • Andre Iguodala makes two point shot (Ty Lawson assists)
  • Ty Lawson makes driving layup
  • JaVale McGee makes layup
  • Corey Brewer makes 14-foot jumper (Andre Miller assists)
  • Danilo Gallinari makes driving layup (Corey Brewer assists)
  • Andre Miller makes driving layup
  • Metta World Peace blocks Jordan Hamilton's layup
  • Corey Brewer makes 19-foot jumper (Kenneth Faried assists)
  • JaVale McGee makes 3-foot two point shot (Andre Miller assists)
  • Corey Brewer makes driving layup (Andre Miller assists)
  • Andre Miller makes 26-foot three point jumper (Ty Lawson assists)
  • Andre Miller misses 21-foot jumper
  • Corey Brewer misses 27-foot three point jumper
  • Andre Iguodala makes driving layup (Andre Miller assists)
  • JaVale McGee makes 3-foot two point shot (Andre Miller assists)
  • Ty Lawson makes layup
  • Andre Iguodala makes driving layup (Andre Miller assists)
  • Kosta Koufos misses hook shot
  • JaVale McGee makes 3-foot two point shot
  • Ty Lawson misses 19-foot jumper
  • Corey Brewer misses tip shot
  • Kosta Koufos makes two point shot (Ty Lawson assists)
  • Kenneth Faried makes two point shot (Danilo Gallinari assists)
  • Steve Nash blocks Ty Lawson's layup
  • Ty Lawson misses driving layup
  • Kenneth Faried makes 2-foot two point shot (Andre Iguodala assists)
  • Danilo Gallinari makes 26-foot three point jumper (Ty Lawson assists)
  • Andre Iguodala makes 26-foot three point jumper (Ty Lawson assists)
  • JaVale McGee makes 3-foot jumper (Andre Iguodala assists)
  • Corey Brewer misses 5-foot jumper
  • Danilo Gallinari misses layup
  • Danilo Gallinari makes 17-foot jumper (Ty Lawson assists)
  • Pau Gasol blocks Andre Miller 's 3-foot layup
  • JaVale McGee makes layup (Andre Iguodala assists)
  • Corey Brewer makes 27-foot (Kenneth Faried assists)
  • Andre Iguodala misses 17-foot jumper
  • Metta World Peace blocks Kenneth Faried 's 8-foot jumper
  • Kenneth Faried misses 5-foot jumper
  • Kosta Koufos misses hook shot
  • Metta World Peace blocks Danilo Gallinari 's 26-foot three point jumper
  • Danilo Gallinari misses jumper
  • Ty Lawson makes layup (Andre Miller assists)
  • Danilo Gallinari misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Ty Lawson makes 26-foot three point jumper
  • Andre Iguodala misses 12-foot jumper
  • Ty Lawson makes driving layup
  • Andre Iguodala misses 15-foot jumper
  • Ty Lawson makes driving layup (Andre Miller assists)
  • Dwight Howard blocks Andre Miller 's 5-foot jumper
  • Steve Nash makes two point shot
  • Steve Nash misses 8-foot jumper
  • Pau Gasol makes two point shot (Kobe Bryant assists)
  • Kobe Bryant misses driving layup
  • Jodie Meeks makes three point jumper (Kobe Bryant assists)
  • Jordan Hill makes 4-foot two point shot (Steve Nash assists)
  • Kobe Bryant misses 16-foot jumper
  • Jordan Hill makes 2-foot two point shot (Chris Duhon assists)
  • JaVale McGee blocks Kobe Bryant 's 5-foot jumper
  • Jodie Meeks makes 25-foot three point jumper (Chris Duhon assists)
  • Dwight Howard makes two point shot (Chris Duhon assists)
  • Pau Gasol makes 18-foot jumper (Steve Nash assists)
  • Dwight Howard makes 3-foot two point shot (Steve Nash assists)
  • Metta World Peace misses driving layup
  • Dwight Howard makes layup
  • Metta World Peace misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • JaVale McGee blocks Metta World Peace 's 5-foot jumper
  • Pau Gasol makes 17-foot jumper (Steve Nash assists)
  • Andre Iguodala blocks Kobe Bryant's
  • Steve Nash misses 27-foot three point jumper
  • Kobe Bryant makes 24-foot three point jumper (Steve Nash assists)
  • Pau Gasol misses 20-foot jumper
  • Kosta Koufos blocks Kobe Bryant 's 2-foot shot
  • Kobe Bryant misses driving layup
  • Jordan Hill makes 18-foot jumper (Kobe Bryant assists)
  • Jordan Hill misses 18-foot jumper
  • Kobe Bryant misses two point shot
  • Kobe Bryant misses layup
  • Jodie Meeks makes 18-foot two point shot (Steve Nash assists)
  • Danilo Gallinari blocks Jordan Hill's jumper
  • Jodie Meeks misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Jodie Meeks misses 11-foot jumper
  • Jodie Meeks misses three point jumper
  • Kobe Bryant misses three point jumper
  • Kobe Bryant makes driving layup (Pau Gasol assists)
  • Steve Nash misses 19-foot jumper
  • Kobe Bryant makes two point shot
  • Metta World Peace misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Pau Gasol misses jumper
  • Kobe Bryant misses 15-foot jumper
  • Kobe Bryant misses 25-foot three point jumper

Research Notes

  • Kobe's PER is 14% HIGHER than it was last season, while Dwight's is 17% LOWER.

  • The Lakers did a decent job of shutting down the Nuggets' half-court offense, holding Denver to 38.6 percent shooting on half-court plays (0.867 points per play). But the Nuggets scored 26 points on 20 transition plays. The Lakers scored just 11 points on 13 transition plays, and went 4-for-11 from the field in transition.

  • Lakers Worst 33-Game StartsKobe Bryant Era (Since 1996-97 Season) Playoffs2002-03 13-20 Conf Semis2012-13 15-18 ?2005-06 17-16 1st Round2004-05 18-15 None>>Lakers 1-4 since Christmas win vs Knicks

  • With 3:49 left in the 3rd quarter, Jodie Meeks made a 2-point field goal for the Lakers. That was the last FGM in the game by a Laker not named KobeLakers Final 15:40 vs Nuggets Kobe Bryant Rest of TeamFG 7-12 0-10FT 2-2 7-10Points 18 7

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