Lakers vs. Nuggets Prediction, Picks and Odds

Our detailed prediction and analysis for the Lakers vs. Nuggets NBA game on May 18, 2023 is featured below. Drawing from 10,000 game simulations, we provide expert picks, betting odds, and insights.
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Lakers
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May 19, 12:30AM Ball Arena
Nuggets
May 19, 12:30AM Ball Arena
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Lakers
27 26 26 24 103
Nuggets
27 21 28 32 108
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Lakers
27 26 26 24 103
Nuggets
27 21 28 32 108
Q4 00:13 Austin Reaves makes two point driving layup (Rui Hachimura assists)
Q4 00:21 LeBron James makes two point running finger roll layup (Anthony Davis assists)
Q4 00:26 LeBron James misses two point jump shot
Q4 00:40 Anthony Davis misses three point jump shot
Q4 1:07 Austin Reaves makes three point pullup bank jump shot
Q4 1:16 Nikola Jokic misses two point turnaround hook shot
Q4 1:20 LeBron James blocks Nikola Jokic's two point turnaround hook shot
Q4 1:47 Nikola Jokic misses three point turnaround fadeaway jump shot
Q4 2:17 Anthony Davis makes two point tip layup
Q4 2:20 Austin Reaves misses two point driving layup
Play by Play
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
ALL
Q4 00:00
End of 4th Quarter.
Q4 00:08
LeBron James turnover (Bruce Brown steals)
Q4 00:12
+1
Jamal Murray makes regular free throw 2 of 2
103-108
Q4 00:12
+1
Jamal Murray makes regular free throw 1 of 2
103-107
Q4 00:12
Austin Reaves personal foul (Jamal Murray draws the foul)
Q4 00:13
+2
Austin Reaves makes two point driving layup (Rui Hachimura assists)
103-106
Q4 00:18
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q4 00:19
Jamal Murray misses regular free throw 2 of 2
Q4 00:19
+1
Jamal Murray makes regular free throw 1 of 2
101-106
Q4 00:19
Rui Hachimura personal foul (Take) (Jamal Murray draws the foul)
Q4 00:21
+2
LeBron James makes two point running finger roll layup (Anthony Davis assists)
101-105
Q4 00:24
+1
Jamal Murray makes regular free throw 2 of 2
101-105
Q4 00:24
Lakers lineup change (Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James)
Q4 00:24
+1
Jamal Murray makes regular free throw 1 of 2
99-104
Q4 00:24
Austin Reaves personal foul (Jamal Murray draws the foul)
Q4 00:25
Jamal Murray defensive rebound
Q4 00:26
LeBron James misses two point jump shot
Q4 00:29
Jamal Murray turnover (bad pass) (LeBron James steals)
Q4 00:34
Nuggets 60 second timeout
Q4 00:36
Bruce Brown defensive rebound
Q4 00:40
Anthony Davis misses three point jump shot
Q4 00:49
+1
Jamal Murray makes regular free throw 2 of 2
99-103
Q4 00:49
+1
Jamal Murray makes regular free throw 1 of 2
99-102
Q4 00:49
Dennis Schroder personal foul
Q4 1:07
+3
Austin Reaves makes three point pullup bank jump shot
99-101
Q4 1:14
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q4 1:16
Nikola Jokic misses two point turnaround hook shot
Q4 1:20
LeBron James blocks Nikola Jokic's two point turnaround hook shot
Q4 1:37
Anthony Davis turnover
Q4 1:37
Anthony Davis personal foul (Nikola Jokic draws the foul)
Q4 1:44
Austin Reaves defensive rebound
Q4 1:47
Nikola Jokic misses three point turnaround fadeaway jump shot
Q4 2:17
Anthony Davis offensive rebound
Q4 2:17
+2
Anthony Davis makes two point tip layup
96-101
Q4 2:20
Austin Reaves misses two point driving layup
Q4 2:30
LeBron James defensive rebound
Q4 2:33
Bruce Brown misses three point stepback jump shot
Q4 2:37
Jamal Murray defensive rebound
Q4 2:38
Aaron Gordon blocks Dennis Schroder's two point driving finger roll layup
Q4 3:03
+2
Jamal Murray makes two point pullup jump shot
94-101
Q4 3:12
Aaron Gordon defensive rebound
Q4 3:15
Anthony Davis misses three point jump shot
Q4 3:21
Nikola Jokic turnover (bad pass) (Austin Reaves steals)
Q4 3:37
Nuggets 60 second timeout
Q4 3:42
+3
Anthony Davis makes three point jump shot (LeBron James assists)
94-99
Q4 3:52
Jamal Murray violation
Q4 3:52
Michael Porter Jr. turnover (inbound)
Q4 3:56
+2
LeBron James makes two point jump shot (Austin Reaves assists)
91-99
Q4 4:01
Austin Reaves defensive rebound
Q4 4:04
Anthony Davis blocks Jamal Murray's three point jump shot
Q4 4:37
+2
LeBron James makes two point driving floating bank jump shot
89-99
Q4 4:57
+3
Jamal Murray makes three point jump shot (Nikola Jokic assists)
87-99
Q4 5:18
+3
Austin Reaves makes three point stepback jump shot (LeBron James assists)
87-96
Q4 5:32
Lakers 60 second timeout
Q4 5:34
+3
Michael Porter Jr. makes three point jump shot (Nikola Jokic assists)
84-96
Q4 5:46
Anthony Davis turnover (bad pass) (Jamal Murray steals)
Q4 6:03
+3
Jamal Murray makes three point jump shot (Nikola Jokic assists)
84-93
Q4 6:24
Michael Porter Jr. defensive rebound
Q4 6:26
Anthony Davis misses regular free throw 2 of 2
Q4 6:26
+1
Anthony Davis makes regular free throw 1 of 2
84-90
Q4 6:26
Nikola Jokic shooting foul (Anthony Davis draws the foul)
Q4 6:49
+3
Bruce Brown makes three point running pullup jump shot (Nikola Jokic assists)
83-90
Q4 6:56
Anthony Davis turnover (bad pass) (Jamal Murray steals)
Q4 7:09
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic)
Q4 7:09
Lakers lineup change (Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James)
Q4 7:09
Lakers 60 second timeout
Q4 7:11
+3
Jamal Murray makes three point stepback jump shot
83-87
Q4 7:32
Michael Porter Jr. defensive rebound
Q4 7:35
LeBron James misses three point jump shot
Q4 7:43
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q4 7:47
Michael Porter Jr. misses three point jump shot
Q4 8:03
Anthony Davis misses two point jump shot
Q4 8:18
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q4 8:23
Lakers lineup change (Lonnie Walker IV, Dennis Schroder, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James, Jarred Vanderbilt)
Q4 8:37
Rui Hachimura offensive foul (Charge) (Jeff Green draws the foul)
Q4 8:37
Rui Hachimura turnover (offensive foul)
Q4 8:40
Aaron Gordon turnover (bad pass) (Rui Hachimura steals)
Q4 8:41
Aaron Gordon offensive rebound
Q4 8:46
Aaron Gordon misses three point stepback jump shot
Q4 9:03
Michael Porter Jr. defensive rebound
Q4 9:06
Rui Hachimura misses two point pullup jump shot
Q4 9:21
+3
Jamal Murray makes three point pullup jump shot (Michael Porter Jr. assists)
83-84
Q4 9:38
+1
Rui Hachimura makes regular free throw 2 of 2
83-81
Q4 9:38
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Jeff Green)
Q4 9:38
+1
Rui Hachimura makes regular free throw 1 of 2
82-81
Q4 9:38
Jeff Green shooting foul (Rui Hachimura draws the foul)
Q4 9:42
Nikola Jokic turnover (Dennis Schroder steals)
Q4 9:46
LeBron James personal foul (Nikola Jokic draws the foul)
Q4 9:48
Jamal Murray defensive rebound
Q4 9:50
LeBron James misses three point jump shot
Q4 9:59
+2
Jamal Murray makes two point pullup jump shot
81-81
Q4 10:10
Michael Porter Jr. defensive rebound
Q4 10:13
LeBron James misses three point pullup jump shot
Q4 10:24
Nikola Jokic personal foul (Loose ball) (LeBron James draws the foul)
Q4 10:24
Nikola Jokic turnover
Q4 10:47
+2
Lonnie Walker IV makes two point floating jump shot (LeBron James assists)
81-79
Q4 11:12
+3
Michael Porter Jr. makes three point stepback jump shot (Bruce Brown assists)
79-79
Q4 11:16
Lakers personal foul
Q4 11:19
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q4 11:22
Lonnie Walker IV misses three point jump shot
Q4 11:41
Jarred Vanderbilt defensive rebound
Q4 11:45
Nikola Jokic misses two point jump shot
Q4 12:00
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Michael Porter Jr., Jeff Green, Nikola Jokic)
Q4 12:00
Lakers lineup change (Lonnie Walker IV, Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, LeBron James, Jarred Vanderbilt)
Q3 00:00
End of 3rd Quarter.
Q3 00:00
Lakers offensive rebound
Q3 00:00
Dennis Schroder misses three point jump shot
Q3 00:00
Instant replay
Q3 00:00
Anthony Davis defensive goaltending violation
Q3 00:00
+2
Nikola Jokic makes two point tip layup
79-76
Q3 00:01
Nikola Jokic offensive rebound
Q3 00:01
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope misses three point jump shot
Q3 00:03
Bruce Brown defensive rebound
Q3 00:07
Jamal Murray blocks Anthony Davis's three point jump shot
Q3 00:10
Jamal Murray turnover (bad pass) (Anthony Davis steals)
Q3 00:10
Jamal Murray defensive rebound
Q3 00:16
LeBron James misses three point jump shot
Q3 00:31
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q3 00:36
Nikola Jokic misses three point jump shot
Q3 00:50
+2
Dennis Schroder makes two point pullup jump shot
79-74
Q3 1:06
Jeff Green misses three point jump shot
Q3 1:14
+1
Anthony Davis makes regular free throw 2 of 2
77-74
Q3 1:14
Anthony Davis misses regular free throw 1 of 2
Q3 1:14
Lakers offensive rebound
Q3 1:14
Jeff Green personal foul (Anthony Davis draws the foul)
Q3 1:21
Austin Reaves defensive rebound
Q3 1:25
Nikola Jokic misses two point jump shot
Q3 1:25
Lakers lineup change (Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, LeBron James)
Q3 1:31
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q3 1:31
Nuggets offensive rebound
Q3 1:31
D'Angelo Russell blocks Bruce Brown's two point cutting layup
Q3 1:49
+1
LeBron James makes regular free throw 2 of 2
76-74
Q3 1:49
+1
LeBron James makes regular free throw 1 of 2
76-74
Q3 1:49
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope shooting foul (LeBron James draws the foul)
Q3 2:10
+2
Jamal Murray makes two point floating jump shot
74-74
Q3 2:24
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope defensive rebound
Q3 2:26
Rui Hachimura misses three point jump shot
Q3 2:34
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Jeff Green, Nikola Jokic, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope)
Q3 2:34
Lakers lineup change (Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James)
Q3 2:34
Lakers 60 second timeout
Q3 2:34
Lakers violation
Q3 2:34
+2
Bruce Brown makes two point jump shot (Kentavious Caldwell-Pope assists)
74-72
Q3 2:37
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope defensive rebound
Q3 2:39
D'Angelo Russell misses three point pullup jump shot
Q3 3:04
+3
Bruce Brown makes three point jump shot (Nikola Jokic assists)
74-70
Q3 3:07
Nikola Jokic offensive rebound
Q3 3:09
Michael Porter Jr. misses two point jump shot
Q3 3:14
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q3 3:15
Anthony Davis misses two point floating jump shot
Q3 3:30
+3
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope makes three point jump shot (Nikola Jokic assists)
74-67
Q3 3:49
+2
Rui Hachimura makes two point cutting layup (Austin Reaves assists)
74-64
Q3 3:58
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q3 4:01
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope misses two point jump shot
Q3 4:18
+2
Dennis Schroder makes two point pullup jump shot
72-64
Q3 4:26
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q3 4:27
Nikola Jokic misses two point turnaround hook shot
Q3 4:37
Michael Porter Jr. defensive rebound
Q3 4:40
Anthony Davis misses two point stepback jump shot
Q3 4:58
+2
Nuggets makes two point jump shot
70-64
Q3 5:24
+2
D'Angelo Russell makes two point jump shot (Austin Reaves assists)
70-62
Q3 5:36
Bruce Brown personal foul (Austin Reaves draws the foul)
Q3 5:51
Nuggets lineup change (Bruce Brown, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope)
Q3 5:51
Lakers lineup change (Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell)
Q3 5:51
Lakers 60 second timeout
Q3 6:02
+3
Michael Porter Jr. makes three point stepback jump shot (Nikola Jokic assists)
68-62
Q3 6:06
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q3 6:09
D'Angelo Russell misses three point jump shot
Q3 6:29
+2
Jamal Murray makes two point turnaround jump shot
68-59
Q3 6:47
+2
LeBron James makes two point running dunk (D'Angelo Russell assists)
68-57
Q3 6:50
Jamal Murray turnover
Q3 7:04
+1
Anthony Davis makes regular free throw 1 of 2
65-57
Q3 7:04
Nikola Jokic shooting foul (Anthony Davis draws the foul)
Q3 7:09
Michael Porter Jr. turnover (lost ball) (LeBron James steals)
Q3 7:21
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q3 7:23
D'Angelo Russell misses three point pullup bank jump shot
Q3 7:33
+1
Michael Porter Jr. makes regular free throw 2 of 2
64-57
Q3 7:33
+1
Michael Porter Jr. makes regular free throw 1 of 2
64-56
Q3 7:33
Austin Reaves shooting foul (Michael Porter Jr. draws the foul)
Q3 7:53
D'Angelo Russell offensive foul (Kentavious Caldwell-Pope draws the foul)
Q3 7:53
D'Angelo Russell turnover (offensive foul)
Q3 8:03
Jarred Vanderbilt defensive rebound
Q3 8:07
Aaron Gordon misses three point jump shot
Q3 8:25
Nuggets 60 second timeout
Q3 8:27
+2
D'Angelo Russell makes two point jump shot
64-55
Q3 8:37
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q3 8:39
Jamal Murray misses two point stepback jump shot
Q3 8:45
Jamal Murray offensive rebound
Q3 8:48
Jamal Murray misses three point stepback jump shot
Q3 8:52
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q3 8:53
Lakers misses two point jump shot
Q3 9:09
+1
Nikola Jokic makes regular free throw 1 of 1
62-55
Q3 9:09
Anthony Davis shooting foul (Nikola Jokic draws the foul)
Q3 9:09
+2
Nikola Jokic makes two point turnaround jump shot (Michael Porter Jr. assists)
62-54
Q3 9:33
+2
LeBron James makes two point running finger roll layup
62-52
Q3 9:37
LeBron James defensive rebound
Q3 9:39
Aaron Gordon misses two point running alley-oop layup
Q3 9:44
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q3 9:46
Anthony Davis misses two point jump shot
Q3 10:05
+2
Aaron Gordon makes two point dunk (Nikola Jokic assists)
60-52
Q3 10:21
+2
Anthony Davis makes two point jump shot (LeBron James assists)
60-50
Q3 10:32
Nuggets offensive rebound
Q3 10:32
Nikola Jokic misses three point jump shot
Q3 10:34
Nuggets turnover (shot clock violation)
Q3 11:01
+3
Austin Reaves makes three point jump shot (D'Angelo Russell assists)
58-50
Q3 11:23
+2
Nikola Jokic makes two point turnaround hook shot
58-50
Q3 11:48
+2
Austin Reaves makes two point bank jump shot (D'Angelo Russell assists)
55-48
Q3 12:00
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope)
Q3 12:00
Lakers lineup change (Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James, Jarred Vanderbilt)
Q2 00:00
End of 1st Half.
Q2 00:00
Lakers offensive rebound
Q2 00:02
Dennis Schroder defensive rebound
Q2 00:04
Jamal Murray misses three point stepback jump shot
Q2 00:12
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Michael Porter Jr., Nikola Jokic, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope)
Q2 00:12
Lakers lineup change (Dennis Schroder, Austin Reaves, Tristan Thompson, LeBron James, Jarred Vanderbilt)
Q2 00:12
Rui Hachimura personal foul (Take) (Nikola Jokic draws the foul)
Q2 00:26
+2
Rui Hachimura makes two point alley-oop dunk (LeBron James assists)
53-48
Q2 00:38
Dennis Schroder defensive rebound
Q2 00:39
Jamal Murray misses two point driving floating jump shot
Q2 1:02
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q2 1:05
Dennis Schroder misses two point pullup jump shot
Q2 1:26
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q2 1:28
Nikola Jokic misses two point turnaround jump shot
Q2 1:31
Nikola Jokic offensive rebound
Q2 1:32
Nikola Jokic misses two point driving floating jump shot
Q2 1:41
+2
LeBron James makes two point driving finger roll layup
51-48
Q2 1:49
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q2 1:52
Jamal Murray misses three point jump shot
Q2 2:04
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q2 2:04
Nuggets defensive rebound
Q2 2:07
Austin Reaves misses two point pullup jump shot
Q2 2:07
Lakers lineup change (Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, LeBron James)
Q2 2:25
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q2 2:25
Lakers defensive rebound
Q2 2:27
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope misses three point jump shot
Q2 2:39
Jamal Murray defensive rebound
Q2 2:41
LeBron James misses three point jump shot
Q2 3:10
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q2 3:13
Dennis Schroder misses two point driving reverse layup
Q2 3:28
+2
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope makes two point pullup jump shot (Jamal Murray assists)
49-46
Q2 3:33
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q2 3:33
LeBron James kicked ball violation
Q2 3:36
Jamal Murray defensive rebound
Q2 3:52
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q2 3:52
Lakers defensive rebound
Q2 3:55
Bruce Brown misses two point jump shot
Q2 3:56
Bruce Brown offensive rebound
Q2 3:59
Jamal Murray misses three point jump shot
Q2 4:03
Jamal Murray defensive rebound
Q2 4:06
Anthony Davis misses two point jump shot
Q2 4:20
+2
Bruce Brown makes two point jump shot (Nikola Jokic assists)
49-44
Q2 4:42
+1
Rui Hachimura makes regular free throw 2 of 2
49-42
Q2 4:42
+1
Rui Hachimura makes regular free throw 1 of 2
48-42
Q2 4:42
Bruce Brown shooting foul (Rui Hachimura draws the foul)
Q2 4:47
Dennis Schroder defensive rebound
Q2 4:49
Bruce Brown misses two point running finger roll layup
Q2 4:53
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q2 4:56
LeBron James misses two point driving finger roll layup
Q2 5:07
Lakers lineup change (Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James)
Q2 5:07
Lakers 60 second timeout
Q2 5:09
+3
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope makes three point jump shot (Bruce Brown assists)
47-42
Q2 5:13
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q2 5:14
Anthony Davis misses two point reverse layup
Q2 5:29
+1
Nikola Jokic makes regular free throw 1 of 1
47-39
Q2 5:29
Rui Hachimura shooting foul (Nikola Jokic draws the foul)
Q2 5:29
+2
Nikola Jokic makes two point jump shot
47-38
Q2 5:36
Anthony Davis personal foul (Kentavious Caldwell-Pope draws the foul)
Q2 5:44
+1
Anthony Davis makes regular free throw 2 of 2
47-36
Q2 5:44
Lakers lineup change (Lonnie Walker IV, Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, D'Angelo Russell, Jarred Vanderbilt)
Q2 5:44
+1
Anthony Davis makes regular free throw 1 of 2
46-36
Q2 5:44
Aaron Gordon shooting foul (Anthony Davis draws the foul)
Q2 5:44
Lakers lineup change (Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell, Jarred Vanderbilt)
Q2 5:46
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q2 5:46
Lakers offensive rebound
Q2 5:46
Bruce Brown blocks LeBron James's two point jump shot
Q2 5:49
LeBron James defensive rebound
Q2 5:50
LeBron James blocks Nikola Jokic's two point turnaround jump shot
Q2 5:58
Bruce Brown defensive rebound
Q2 6:02
Anthony Davis misses two point jump shot
Q2 6:27
+2
Jamal Murray makes two point running dunk (Nikola Jokic assists)
45-36
Q2 6:29
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q2 6:32
Austin Reaves misses three point jump shot
Q2 6:44
LeBron James defensive rebound
Q2 6:49
Jamal Murray misses three point jump shot
Q2 7:04
+1
Anthony Davis makes regular free throw 1 of 1
45-34
Q2 7:04
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope)
Q2 7:04
Lakers lineup change (Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James, Jarred Vanderbilt)
Q2 7:04
Michael Porter Jr. shooting foul (Anthony Davis draws the foul)
Q2 7:04
+2
Anthony Davis makes two point driving floating bank jump shot (LeBron James assists)
44-34
Q2 7:17
+2
Nikola Jokic makes two point driving finger roll layup (Jamal Murray assists)
42-34
Q2 7:28
+1
LeBron James makes regular free throw 2 of 2
42-32
Q2 7:28
+1
LeBron James makes regular free throw 1 of 2
41-32
Q2 7:28
Jamal Murray shooting foul (LeBron James draws the foul)
Q2 7:31
Nuggets turnover
Q2 7:31
Lakers lineup change (Dennis Schroder, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James)
Q2 7:46
Nuggets 60 second timeout
Q2 7:46
LeBron James turnover
Q2 7:48
Dennis Schroder defensive rebound
Q2 7:50
Anthony Davis blocks Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's two point driving floating jump shot
Q2 8:02
+2
Austin Reaves makes two point layup (Anthony Davis assists)
40-32
Q2 8:22
+2
Nikola Jokic makes two point driving floating jump shot (Kentavious Caldwell-Pope assists)
38-32
Q2 8:26
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope)
Q2 8:26
Lakers lineup change (Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, LeBron James)
Q2 8:26
Dennis Schroder personal foul (Jamal Murray draws the foul)
Q2 8:41
+2
Rui Hachimura makes two point jump shot
38-30
Q2 8:45
Lonnie Walker IV defensive rebound
Q2 8:50
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope misses three point jump shot
Q2 8:54
Jeff Green defensive rebound
Q2 8:55
LeBron James misses two point driving finger roll layup
Q2 9:11
+3
Michael Porter Jr. makes three point jump shot (Aaron Gordon assists)
36-30
Q2 9:22
+2
LeBron James makes two point driving layup
36-27
Q2 9:34
Rui Hachimura defensive rebound
Q2 9:36
Nuggets misses two point jump shot
Q2 9:59
Nuggets 60 second timeout
Q2 10:01
+2
Lakers makes two point jump shot
34-27
Q2 10:15
LeBron James kicked ball violation
Q2 10:25
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q2 10:25
Lakers defensive rebound
Q2 10:27
Jeff Green misses two point turnaround fadeaway jump shot
Q2 10:39
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope offensive rebound
Q2 10:41
Michael Porter Jr. misses two point jump shot
Q2 11:04
+3
Rui Hachimura makes three point jump shot (LeBron James assists)
32-27
Q2 11:25
Aaron Gordon offensive foul (Dennis Schroder draws the foul)
Q2 11:25
Aaron Gordon turnover (offensive foul)
Q2 11:47
+2
LeBron James makes two point cutting finger roll layup (Austin Reaves assists)
29-27
Q2 12:00
Nuggets lineup change (Bruce Brown, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Jeff Green, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope)
Q2 12:00
Lakers lineup change (Lonnie Walker IV, Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, Austin Reaves, LeBron James)
Q1 00:00
End of 1st Quarter.
Q1 00:00
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q1 00:00
Jamal Murray offensive rebound
Q1 00:00
Jamal Murray misses two point tip layup
Q1 00:00
Jamal Murray misses two point jump shot
Q1 00:09
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Michael Porter Jr., Nikola Jokic, Reggie Jackson)
Q1 00:09
Lakers lineup change (Lonnie Walker IV, Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves)
Q1 00:09
Anthony Davis turnover (offensive goaltending)
Q1 00:31
Nikola Jokic turnover (bad pass) (D'Angelo Russell steals)
Q1 00:46
+2
Rui Hachimura makes two point driving layup (Lonnie Walker IV assists)
27-27
Q1 1:05
+2
Nikola Jokic makes two point running finger roll layup (Jamal Murray assists)
25-27
Q1 1:11
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q1 1:14
Dennis Schroder misses two point jump shot
Q1 1:38
D'Angelo Russell defensive rebound
Q1 1:42
Jeff Green misses three point jump shot
Q1 1:58
+2
Rui Hachimura makes two point reverse layup (Anthony Davis assists)
25-25
Q1 2:14
+2
Jeff Green makes two point running dunk
23-25
Q1 2:19
Jeff Green defensive rebound
Q1 2:20
Anthony Davis misses two point driving floating bank jump shot
Q1 2:39
D'Angelo Russell defensive rebound
Q1 2:41
Nikola Jokic misses regular free throw 2 of 2
Q1 2:41
+1
Nikola Jokic makes regular free throw 1 of 2
23-23
Q1 2:41
Anthony Davis shooting foul (Nikola Jokic draws the foul)
Q1 2:56
Nuggets violation
Q1 2:56
+1
Jamal Murray makes flagrant free throw 2 of 2
23-22
Q1 2:56
+1
Jamal Murray makes flagrant free throw 1 of 2
23-21
Q1 2:56
Instant replay (Request)
Q1 2:56
D'Angelo Russell shooting foul (Jamal Murray draws the foul)
Q1 2:58
Dennis Schroder turnover (bad pass) (Jamal Murray steals)
Q1 3:05
Dennis Schroder offensive rebound
Q1 3:09
Lonnie Walker IV misses three point jump shot
Q1 3:17
Nuggets turnover (shot clock violation)
Q1 3:43
Rui Hachimura offensive rebound
Q1 3:43
+2
Rui Hachimura makes two point putback layup
23-20
Q1 3:50
Dennis Schroder misses three point jump shot
Q1 3:56
Nuggets lineup change (Christian Braun, Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Jeff Green, Nikola Jokic)
Q1 3:56
Lakers lineup change (Lonnie Walker IV, Dennis Schroder, Rui Hachimura, Anthony Davis, D'Angelo Russell)
Q1 3:56
Lakers 60 second timeout
Q1 3:59
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q1 3:59
Christian Braun offensive rebound
Q1 3:59
Christian Braun misses two point tip layup
Q1 4:13
D'Angelo Russell misses three point running pullup jump shot
Q1 4:15
Dennis Schroder defensive rebound
Q1 4:16
Anthony Davis blocks Bruce Brown's two point driving layup
Q1 4:32
+3
D'Angelo Russell makes three point jump shot (Austin Reaves assists)
21-20
Q1 4:40
Anthony Davis defensive rebound
Q1 4:48
Christian Braun misses three point jump shot
Q1 5:05
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q1 5:05
Nuggets defensive rebound
Q1 5:05
Christian Braun blocks Austin Reaves's two point driving reverse layup
Q1 5:12
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q1 5:25
LeBron James defensive rebound
Q1 5:27
Aaron Gordon misses two point fadeaway jump shot
Q1 5:44
+1
D'Angelo Russell makes regular free throw 2 of 2
18-20
Q1 5:44
+1
D'Angelo Russell makes regular free throw 1 of 2
18-20
Q1 5:44
Lakers lineup change (Dennis Schroder, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James)
Q1 5:44
Nuggets 60 second timeout
Q1 5:44
Christian Braun shooting foul (D'Angelo Russell draws the foul)
Q1 5:51
D'Angelo Russell defensive rebound
Q1 5:55
Jamal Murray misses three point jump shot
Q1 5:59
Austin Reaves turnover (Nikola Jokic steals)
Q1 6:00
Austin Reaves offensive rebound
Q1 6:03
Austin Reaves misses three point jump shot
Q1 6:14
+2
Bruce Brown makes two point running finger roll layup
16-20
Q1 6:19
Bruce Brown defensive rebound
Q1 6:20
Austin Reaves misses two point fadeaway jump shot
Q1 6:33
+3
Jamal Murray makes three point jump shot (Nikola Jokic assists)
16-18
Q1 6:49
+2
LeBron James makes two point cutting dunk (Anthony Davis assists)
16-15
Q1 7:01
+1
Nikola Jokic makes regular free throw 2 of 2
14-15
Q1 7:01
+1
Nikola Jokic makes regular free throw 1 of 2
14-14
Q1 7:01
Jarred Vanderbilt shooting foul (Nikola Jokic draws the foul)
Q1 7:18
+1
Anthony Davis makes regular free throw 2 of 2
14-13
Q1 7:18
+1
Anthony Davis makes regular free throw 1 of 2
13-13
Q1 7:18
Christian Braun personal foul
Q1 7:18
Nuggets lineup change (Christian Braun, Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic)
Q1 7:26
Michael Porter Jr. offensive foul (Jarred Vanderbilt draws the foul)
Q1 7:26
Michael Porter Jr. turnover (offensive foul)
Q1 7:32
LeBron James turnover (Jamal Murray steals)
Q1 7:37
+2
Nikola Jokic makes two point jump shot (Jamal Murray assists)
12-13
Q1 7:54
+1
Jarred Vanderbilt makes regular free throw 2 of 2
12-11
Q1 7:54
+1
Jarred Vanderbilt makes regular free throw 1 of 2
11-11
Q1 7:54
Michael Porter Jr. shooting foul (Jarred Vanderbilt draws the foul)
Q1 8:03
+2
Nikola Jokic makes two point jump shot (Jamal Murray assists)
10-11
Q1 8:15
LeBron James personal foul (Aaron Gordon draws the foul)
Q1 8:19
Michael Porter Jr. defensive rebound
Q1 8:21
Austin Reaves misses three point jump shot
Q1 8:38
+3
Jamal Murray makes three point jump shot (Bruce Brown assists)
10-9
Q1 8:43
D'Angelo Russell turnover (bad pass) (Nikola Jokic steals)
Q1 8:52
+2
Michael Porter Jr. makes two point layup (Aaron Gordon assists)
10-6
Q1 9:16
+3
Austin Reaves makes three point jump shot (D'Angelo Russell assists)
10-4
Q1 9:21
+1
Austin Reaves makes technical free throw 1 of 1
10-4
Q1 9:21
Nuggets technical foul (Defensive three second)
Q1 9:42
+2
Aaron Gordon makes two point jump shot
6-4
Q1 9:43
Aaron Gordon offensive rebound
Q1 9:46
Anthony Davis blocks Nikola Jokic's two point cutting finger roll layup
Q1 9:53
Nikola Jokic defensive rebound
Q1 9:57
D'Angelo Russell misses two point stepback jump shot
Q1 10:05
+2
Aaron Gordon makes two point cutting layup (Nikola Jokic assists)
6-2
Q1 10:21
+1
D'Angelo Russell makes regular free throw 2 of 2
6-0
Q1 10:21
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Bruce Brown, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic)
Q1 10:21
D'Angelo Russell misses regular free throw 1 of 2
Q1 10:21
Lakers offensive rebound
Q1 10:21
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope shooting foul (D'Angelo Russell draws the foul)
Q1 10:32
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope personal foul (D'Angelo Russell draws the foul)
Q1 10:34
Aaron Gordon turnover (out of bounds bad pass)
Q1 10:38
Aaron Gordon defensive rebound
Q1 10:40
Anthony Davis misses two point driving floating jump shot
Q1 10:52
LeBron James defensive rebound
Q1 10:53
Michael Porter Jr. misses three point jump shot
Q1 11:00
Stoppage (Out of bounds)
Q1 11:17
+3
Austin Reaves makes three point running jump shot (LeBron James assists)
5-0
Q1 11:21
LeBron James defensive rebound
Q1 11:24
Jamal Murray misses three point jump shot
Q1 11:48
+2
Jarred Vanderbilt makes two point running dunk (D'Angelo Russell assists)
5-0
Q1 11:51
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope turnover (lost ball) (D'Angelo Russell steals)
Q1 12:00
Anthony Davis (Kentavious Caldwell-Pope gains possession)
Q1 12:00
Nuggets lineup change (Jamal Murray, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope)
Q1 12:00
Lakers lineup change (Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, D'Angelo Russell, LeBron James, Jarred Vanderbilt)
Box Score
Player Stats
Team Stats
Lakers
PosPlayerPtsRebAst
F28R. Hachimura2121
C3A. Davis18144
G15A. Reaves2235
G1D. Russell1035
F6L. James22910
Nuggets
PosPlayerPtsRebAst
G27J. Murray37105
G-F11B. Brown1253
F1M. Porter Jr.1673
F50A. Gordon1042
C15N. Jokic231712

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Lakers vs. Nuggets: Detailed Breakdown

Matchup Overview

  • Teams: Lakers vs. Nuggets
  • Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • Venue: Ball Arena

Current Betting Odds

  • Spread: Nuggets favored at -5.5
  • Total (Over/Under): 225.5
  • Moneyline Odds: Lakers +184, Nuggets -210

Dimers' Win Probabilities

  • Lakers: 31%
  • Nuggets: 69%

Dimers.com's predictive model, renowned for its accuracy, assesses each team's chances by simulating the outcome of the game 10,000 times. This method provides a precise and unbiased view.

Projected Final Score

Our predicted final score for this NBA matchup is Lakers 110-116 Nuggets.

This prediction is based on each team's average score following 10,000 game simulations.

Our Prediction: Who Wins?

After extensive simulations, our model gives the Lakers a win probability of 31%, while the Nuggets have a win probability of 69%. Discover the best spread, over/under, and moneyline odds for the game on this page.

Summary

According to our analysis, the Nuggets are more likely to beat the Lakers in the NBA game at Ball Arena on Friday. Discover the best spread, over/under and moneyline odds, picks and probabilities for the game on this page.

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