Would the Lakers win their sixth consecutive game to get their second winning record of the season?
Could Kobe Bryant continue his streak of nine games with at least 30 points?
Is Nash going to keep up his high-level of play since coming back?
Let’s find out.
This game looked bad for the Lakers from the opening tip, with Kenneth Faried’s rebounding and boundless energy sparking the Nuggets to a home win against the Lakers, and in the process ending the Lakers five-game win streak.
The Lakers were so frustrated at being outworked by Faried that Dwight Howard put an arm in his face midway through the third quarter, and in the process earned a flagrant foul and an ejection. No Lakers spark resulted.
A five game winning streak halted by a single, ugly loss.
How beautiful the actual will Lakers look and they haven’t even gotten started.
Denver plays high energy, up-tempo basketball, and, after disappearing on XMas to deliver some presents in the 2nd quarter of their match up with the Clipps, Karl and Co. decided to take it out on the Lakers.