NBA: Lakers beat Nuggets, lead 1-0 in West finals

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun

ANKARA (AA) – The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets 126-114 to have the first win in this year's Western Conference Finals series.

Lakers' All-NBA First Team duo Anthony Davis (37 pts, 10 rebs) and LeBron James (15 pts, 12 assists) again paved the way for another win in the 2020 NBA Playoffs.

Dominant second and third quarter display by the Lakers proved too much for the Nuggets, the team that came back from two consecutive 1-3 series deficits.

Rajon Rondo (7 pts, 9 assists) and Dwight Howard (13 pts) led the Lakers to victory.

For the Nuggets, Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic scored 21 each.