Denver holds off Lakers in Los Angeles

The Denver Nuggets beat the LA Lakers 114:106 away in another regular season game of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Above all for the champions was Jamal Murray, who recorded a double-double - 29 points and 11 assists, adding 7 rebounds. Two-time MVP Nikola Jokic fell one assist short of a triple-double, finishing with 24 points, 13 boards and 9 assists. Michael Porter Jr. scored 27 points and Aaron Gordon added 11.

Anthony Davis was the top scorer for the Lakers with his 32 points. The center added 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals and 4 blocks to his stats. LeBron James had 25 points, 9 steals and 7 assists. Austin Reaves finished with a double-double - 15 points and 10 assists, and Taurean Prince added 13 off the bench, but their efforts were not enough for the Californians.

Denver is second in the West with a record of 36-16, the same as the leader Minnesota Timberwolves. The Lakers are ninth in the same conference with 27 wins and 26 losses. In their next games, the Lakers host the New Orleans Pelicans, while the Nuggets visit the Sacramento Kings and Alexander Vezenkov.

The rest of the results:

Orlando Magic - San Antonio Spurs 127:111

Indiana Pacers - Golden State Warriors 109:131

New York Knicks - Dallas Mavericks 108:122

Brooklyn Nets - Cleveland Cavaliers 95:118

Milwaukee Bucks - Minnesota Timberwolves 105:129

Memphis Grizzlies - Chicago Bulls 110:118

Phoenix Suns - Utah Jazz 129:115

Portland Trail Blazers - Detroit Pistons 122:128 after overtime. /BGNES