The Lakers are in the Western Conference Finals. No real surprise, there. Their opponent, though, is. Not the Clippers, as expected, but the Denver Nuggets, who polished off an epic set of comebacks within comebacks nested in other comebacks to beat the LAC 4-3 in a bonkers Western Conference Semifinals.
So what does this matchup bring? We're joined by Adam Mares of DNVR Sports (theDNVR.com) to break it down.
- What got the Nuggets to this point? How will those things play against the Lakers?
- How will the Nuggets defend LeBron and Anthony Davis?
- Where will Denver look to attack? Can Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray keep up their incredible 3-point shooting?
- Why Michael Porter Jr. is an x-factor, and Denver coach Mike Malone might be the other.
Plus, it wouldn't be a preview without predictions. We make 'em. Who wins?