Anthony Davis and Nikola Jokic were both excellent is Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. Davis’ buzzer-beating 3-pointer lifted the Lakers to a 105-103 victory over the Nuggets and a 2-0 series lead.
Davis scored Los Angeles’ final 10 points in the game. Jokic scored the final 12 points in the game for Denver.
Jokic did a bit of everything, scoring 30 points with nine assists, six rebounds and four steals. Davis had 31 points, nine rebounds and two blocks.
While both big men were excellent, a key difference tonight was the Lakers’ dominance on the glass. They out-rebounded Denver 44-31.
The Nuggets will once again have to try to come from behind in this series. Game 3 will be Tuesday night.