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2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 8/1L 125-105
- 8/3W 121-113
- 8/5W 132-126
- 8/6L 125-115
- 8/8W 134-132
- 8/10L 124-121
- 8/12L 124-111
- 8/14L 117-109
- 8/17W 135-125
- 8/19L 124-105
- 8/21L 124-87
- 8/23L 129-127
- 8/25W 117-107
- 8/30W 119-107
- 9/1W 80-78
- 9/3L 120-97
- 9/5W 110-101
- 9/7L 113-107
- 9/9L 96-85
- 9/11W 111-105
- 9/13W 111-98
- 9/15W 104-89
- 9/18L 126-114
- 9/20h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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In Friday's series-opening win, the Lakers got a whole lot more from Howard than they could have expected.
Jamal Murray could only chuckle about the early foul disparity in Friday's Game 1 loss, when the Nuggets were called for 16 fouls in the pivotal second quarter.
Lakers flip the script from previous rounds and take game 1 of the Western Conference Finals vs the Nuggets, 126-114.
Nuggets could not stay hot against the Lakers as the purple and gold take game 1, 126-114. LeBron James and Anthony Davis each record a double-double and combine for over 50 points, including 37 from AD. Allen Sliwa recaps the game 1 win for the Lakers.
Anthony Davis had 37 points and 10 rebounds, LeBron James added 15 points and 12 assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled to a 126-114 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Friday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Tony Reali and the national panel discuss the Celtics' "implosion" after their Game 2 loss to the Heat, tonight's Lakers-Nuggets Game 1, how Tom Brady will respond after a Week 1 loss and much more.
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the Heat's comeback win over the Celtics and Boston's locker room turmoil afterwards, Joe Burrow's 61-pass performance, the ejection of Josh Donaldson, tonight's Lakers-Nuggets game and much more.
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Jackie MacMullan react to the latest from the NBA playoffs in Orlando.
The panel reacts to Giannis winning second straight MVP, Celtics locker room problems following their loss to the Heat in game 2, Malika Andrews reports from the bubble and more NBA topics. Plus, Charles Oakley joins the show discussing his role on Dancing with the Stars!
Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss the Heat going up 2-0 on the Celtics, keys to the Nuggets-Lakers series and Jacoby's love for Joe Burrow. Plus, the guys go over all of the weekend's big football matchups.
First Take debates if the Nuggets have a chance to win against the Lakers, Giannis wins MVP, if the Falcons can upset the Cowboys in week 2 and much more in the NFL.
Keyshawn Johnson and Zubin Mehenti finish the last hour of the show with Jay Williams jumping on after a long night. Are the Celtics heading down a path that the Sixers are currently on? Could they implode? Dave McMenamin joins the show to discuss the matchup between the Lakers and Nuggets. How will the series play out? Will the Lakers double Jamal Murray the same way they did James Harden?
Does Denver's magical run end here? Our experts make their picks for Lakers-Nuggets in the Western Conference finals.
The Denver Nuggets are the Cinderella story of this year’s NBA playoffs. After overcoming back-to-back 3-1 deficits in their series vs. the Jazz and the Clippers, and squashing any hopes for a potential “Battle of LA,” the Nuggets tip off tonight against LeBron James and the Lakers. Zach Lowe explores how Jamal Murray, Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets got here - and whether they have what it takes to get past the Lake Show. Then, how “Quarterback Whisperer” Bruce Arians is finding new ways to loudly motivate Tom Brady.
After watching the Denver Nuggets rally to win a pair of playoff series in which they trailed 3-1, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James said Thursday that his team's respect level for the Nuggets "is out of this world."
Simply reaching the NBA's Western Conference finals can't be enough for the Denver Nuggets, coach Mike Malone said Thursday, as the team prepares to face the Los Angeles Lakers.
Zach discusses the end of the Clippers' season, and previews the Western Conference Finals with TNT's Stan Van Gundy.
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Richard Jefferson react to the latest from the NBA playoffs in Orlando.
The panel previews game 2 of the ECF between the Heat and the Celtics, plus a reveal of the WNBA MVP awards, preview of WCF game 1 between the Lakers and the Nuggets and Rachel sits down with Bam Adebayo. Plus, more NBA topics!
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(Chris Herring, senior sportswriter): So, the last time we talked, we thought maybe we'd reached peak craziness in the NBA playoffs already.