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Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers, American Basketball League Match Prediction

A pair of Western Conference teams Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Lakers will meet in the Monday night game of American Basketball League 2019-20.  

Team preview  

Denver Nuggets is coming off the finest win in the high scoring game of the season. The Nuggets were trailing behind to 14 points after the second quarter but putting a great show in the next two quarters, they beat Utah 134-132 in double overtime. Guard Jamal Murray paced Denver by scoring 23 points in his maiden game of the season after the resumption. Murray appeared for the 39 minutes in this compact game and added 12 rebounds and eight assists. Nikola Jokic has led Denver this season by scoring 30 points and 11 rebounds. Denver Nuggets are placed third in the Western Conference, with three regular-season games remaining.  

Meanwhile, Los Angeles are sitting at the top in the Western Conference but their losing streak is now three as the recent defeat came against Indiana by 116-111. LeBron James was recalled after the missing out the game against Houston and he notched up 31 points, eight rebounds, and dished out seven assists. Quinn Cook scored 21 points for the Lakers and Dwight Howard contributed 10 points and 12 rebounds off the bench. The No. 1 seed lost for the first time this season when LeBron scored at least 30 points.  

Starting Possible Lineups  

Denver Nuggets: Jamal Murray (PG), Torrey Craig (SG), Michael Porter Jr. (SF), Paul Millsap (PF), Nikola Jokic (C) 

Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James (PG), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG), Danny Green (SF), Anthony Davis (PF), JaVale McGee (C) 

Key Players  

Denver Nuggets  

Nikola Jokic (C): 20.4 points, 10 rebounds  

Jamal Murray (PG): 18.9 points, 4.1 rebounds 

Los Angeles Lakers 

Anthony Davis (PF): 26.1 points, 9.4 rebounds  

LeBorn James (SF): 25.4 points, 8 rebounds  

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