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Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 3: How to watch, TV channel, streaming, start time, injury report and stats

The Denver Nuggets take a 2-0 series lead to California as they face the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 of the teams' first-round series in the 2024 NBA Playoffs.

The reigning champion Nuggets won Game 1 by 11 points and escaped Game 2 with a win thanks to a Jamal Murray buzzer-beating game-winner. So far, LA has struggled to contain MVP favorite Nikola Jokic, as well as the three-point shooting of Michael Porter Jr.

How to watch Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 3, TV channel and streaming

Game 3 of the Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers series will be broadcast on TNT and TruTV, and it will be streamed on MAX. Fans can also stream the game on live TV streaming apps such as YouTubeTV or SlingTV.

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 3 start time, date and venue

Game 3 of the Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers series is scheduled to start at 10 PM ET/8 PM MT/7 PM PT on Thursday, April 25 with the game being played at Arena in Los Angeles, California.

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Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 3 injury report

Denver Nuggets: Vlatko Cancar - knee, out

Los Angeles Lakers: Jalen Hood-Schifino - back, out; Cam Reddish - ankle, day-to-day; Jarred Vanderbilt - foot, out; Christian Wood - knee, day-to-day

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 3 predicted lineups

Denver Nuggets: Jamal Murray, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic

Los Angeles Lakers: D'Angelo Russell, Austin Reaves, LeBron James, Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 3 stats

  • Nuggets center Nikola Jokic posted a triple-double in Game 2 with 27 points, 20 rebounds and 10 assists in just over 41 minutes, and he grabbed more rebounds in that game than the Lakers' top two rebounders combined.
  • Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. is shooting 52.9 percent from three on seven attempts per game through the series' first two games.
  • Lakers center Anthony Davis is his team's series leader in points per game (32.0), rebounds per game (12.5) and blocks per game (2.5), while LeBron James leads the team in assists per game (10.0), steals per game (1.5) and three-point percentage (54.4 percent on 5.5 attempts per game).
  • The first two games were played at similar paces: about 91 possessions per team in Game 1 and about 93 possessions per team in Game 2.
  • The Lakers have been the more effective team at getting to the line, attempting 32 free throws in the series so far to the Nuggets' 23 free throw attempts.
  • Jamal Murray of Denver has taken the most shots in the series with 48 through the first two games.
  • Denver has turned the ball over on just 6.1 percent of its possessions in the series while LA has turned it over on 13.2 percent of its possessions.

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