LeBron James sets franchise record in the Lakers’ Game 3 loss to the Nuggets

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LeBron James set a new franchise record in the loss of the Los Angeles Lakers to the Denver Nuggets in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals.

James had 30 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists and registered his second 30-point triple-double in this year’s NBA Playoffs.

With that, he became the first player in Lakers history to record multiple triple-doubles in the same postseason, according to ESPN Stats and Info.

James posted 36 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in Game 5 of the first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Lakers lead the series 2-1. Game 4 is on Thursday.