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Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Prediction NBA 2023-24

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Prediction NBA 2023-24

LAL vs DEN Dream11 Prediction: In a highly anticipated Western Conference showdown, LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers are set to take on the reigning champions, the Denver Nuggets, tomorrow at Crypto.com Arena. This marks their third season clash, with Denver emerging victorious in the previous two encounters. With a commendable road record of 17-14, the Nuggets aim to maintain their dominance and sweep the series against the Lakers.

On the other hand, the Los Angeles Lakers have been formidable at home, boasting a remarkable 21-9 record. Eager to avenge their earlier losses, they are determined to secure a crucial win on their home court against the Nuggets. Expect a thrilling battle as both teams vie for supremacy in this Western Conference matchup.

LAL vs DEN Basketball Game Info

  • Date: March 3rd March 2024
  • Time:7:00 AM IST
  • How to Watch Live: Sports 18, Jio Cinema
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Arena: Crypto.com

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Prediction

Los Angeles Lakers (33-28)

The Los Angeles Lakers are currently ranked 10th in the conference league table, having won nine of their previous 12 games. Lebron James scored 31 points and nine assists, and Anthony Davis of the Lakers had a fantastic game that helped the team defeat the Washington Wizards 134-131 in overtime. The Lakers will take on the Denver Nuggets at the Crypto.com arena with a 21-9 home record.

The Lakers have respectable offence and defence; they are ranked 12th in the league in terms of offensive efficiency with an average of 117.2 points per game and 18th in defensive efficiency, allowing opponents to score 117.3 points per game while sustaining a -0.3 deficit. Leading the Lakers in scoring efficiency, LeBron James averages 25.2 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 7.9 assists per game. Anthony Davis assists the defence in a game with 12.1 rebounds, 2.4 blocks, and 24.8 points.

Denver Nuggets (41-19)

The defending champion Denver Nuggets are presently third in the league after winning five straight games and seven of their previous ten games. Michael Porter Jr., who finished with 30 points and 11 rebounds, had a double-double in their most recent game against the Miami Heat, winning 97-103 at home.

The Nuggets have reaped greatly from Nikola Jokic, who has led the team in scoring with an amazing stat line of 25.8 points, 12.3 rebounds, and 9.3 assists per game. Despite facing offensive issues this season with an average of 114.4 points per game (ranked 18th in the league), the Nuggets have a strong defence, ranking sixth in the league by allowing opponents to score only 110.2 points per game.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Lineups

LAL (Lakers): Max Christie, Anthony Davis, Rui Hachimura, Jaxson Hayes, Jalen Hood-Schifino, LeBron James, Maxwell Lewis, Taurean Prince, Austin Reaves, Cam Reddish, D’Angelo Russell, Jarred Vanderbilt, Gabe Vincent, Christian Wood, Colin Castleton, D’Moi Hodge, Alex Fudge.

DEN (Nuggets):  Christian Braun, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Vlatko Cancar, Collin Gillespie, Aaron Gordon, Justin Holiday, Jay Huff, Reggie Jackson, Nikola Jokic, DeAndre Jordan, Braxton Key, Jamal Murray, Zeke Nnaji, Jalen Pickett, Michael Porter Jr., Julian Strawther, Hunter Tyson, Peyton Watson

LA Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Injuries

LAL (Lakers): Gabe Vincent (Knee Surgery), Christian Wood Knee injury), Jarred Vanderbilt (foot injury), Colin Castleton (wrist Injury)

DEN (Nuggets): Vlatko Cancar (Knee injury), Braxton Key (injured)

LA Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Head To Head 

LAL (Lakers): 4 games Won

DEN (Nuggets): 6 games won

LA Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Fantasy Leaders

Points: Lebron James (25.3) vs Nikola Jokic (25.8)

Rebounds: Anthony Davis (12.3) vs Nikola Jokic (12.3)

Assists: Lebron James (7.9) vs Nikola Jokic (9.3)

Steals: Lebron James (1.3) vs Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1.3)

Blocks: Anthony Davis (2.4) vs Peyton Watson (0.9)

Free Throw%: Austin Reaves (86.5) vs Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (92.0)

Field Goal Percentage%: Anthony Davis (55.9) vs Nikola Jokic (58.0)

Three Point Percentage%: D’Angelo Russell (41.7) vs Jamal Murray (42.3)

LAL vs DEN Dream11 Prediction Team

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Prediction NBA 2023-24
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