The Denver Nuggets and the LA Lakers played out a playoff classic in Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, with the latter prevailing to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series. LeBron James and Anthony Davis carried the LA Lakers once again as they combined for over 50 points. The Denver Nuggets' dynamic duo of Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray did likewise but ultimately fell just short.
Anthony Davis was once again the hero for the LA Lakers as he followed up a 37-point performance in Game 1 with 31 tonight, including the buzzer-beater game-winner. NBA Twitter went into a frenzy and rightfully so.
Anthony Davis clutches it for the LA Lakers
With the LA Lakers down 103-102 and just 2 seconds left in the game, Anthony Davis came up with the biggest play of his career so far, as he drained a three-pointer to seal the deal for the purple and gold. It was heartbreak for the Denver Nuggets who fought valiantly, and NBA Twitter reacted to the same.
One of the masters in coming up clutch himself, Damian Lillard hailed Anthony Davis' incredible shot.
LA Lakers and NBA legend Magic Johnson was once again on Twitter reacting to yet another Playoff classic.
Is it all over for the Denver Nuggets?
The Denver Nuggets came as close as they possibly could have without winning the game. Once down by nearly 20 points, the Nuggets clawed their way back to take the lead late into the game, only to lose in devastating fashion.
NBA veteran Jamal Crawford felt there was no way out for the Denver Nuggets from 0-2 down.
NBA analyst Skip Bayless was distraught to witness that ending!
The Denver Nuggets will try to get one over the LA Lakers in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday.
Published 21 Sep 2020, 08:29 IST