The Lakers, the NBA's No. 2 rebounding team this season, have been out-rebounded by the smaller Nuggets in back-to-back playoff games. A repeat of that Sunday could leave the first-round series tied.
DENVER — Somehow the Lakers are getting out-rebounded by the Denver Nuggets, a ridiculous development for a team that, if nothing else, dominated the rebounding category all season.
The Count: The Lakers center was the first NBA player in a year and a half to pull down 30 rebounds in a game, and he did it against the league's best defensive-rebounding team, leaving them with slim pickings. Read Post
After falling behind 3-1 in the series, the Denver Nuggets brought out their best game against the Lakers in LA, stealing Game 5, 102-99. In the game, Andre Miller scored 24 points with eight assists and JaVale McGee went wild with ... Read Post