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The Los Angeles Lakers are a victory away from returning to the NBA Finals - and only another comeback from 3-1 down by the Denver Nuggets can stop them. Anthony Davis scored 34 points, LeBron James had 26 and the Lakers beat the Nuggets 114-108 on Thursday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. Davis got the Lakers off to a fast start with his scoring and James helped them finish it with his defense, forcing Jamal Murray into some late misses after the guard had kept the Nuggets in it with an array of high-difficulty baskets.
The Denver Nuggets are dealing with some serious deja vu after losing Game 4 to the Los Angeles Lakers and facing their third straight 3-1 series deficit, Ryan Fitzpatrick outdueled Gardner Minshew in the battle of facial hair and on Thursday Night Football as the Miami Dolphins beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 31-13, and the Pac-12 along with Mountain West will be resuming college football this fall, despite there being a little pandemic still at large.
The Lakers went up 3-1 in their Western Conference Finals matchup with the Nuggets on Thursday, so does Denver have 'em right where they want 'em? (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)
The Lakers grabbed the offensive rebound on 40.4% of their missed shots, leading to 25 second-chance points.
Anthony Davis finished with 34 points as the Lakers defeated the Nuggets 114-108 to take a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Jamal Murray had 32 points for Denver in the loss.
After making his first NBA playoff start since 2017, Dwight Howard rekindles his past rebounding dominance in the Lakers' Game 4 win over the Nuggets.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope provides a much-needed scoring injection and helps keep Jamal Murray under control in the Lakers' 114-108 Game 4 win.
The Los Angeles Lakers forward spoke after Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on the news that one officer would be charged with wanton endangerment, but no charges would be filed directly to the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
The Lakers stay a step ahead of the Denver Nuggets in their 114-108 win in Game 4, but closing out the series could be the Lakers' toughest challenge yet.