Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ty Lawson stuffed the stat sheet with 15
points, 10 rebounds and six assists, as the Denver Nuggets edged the Los
Angeles Lakers, 97-88, on Sunday in preseason action from Staples Center.
Jordan Hamilton added 15 points off the bench, while JaVale McGee chipped in
12 points and seven boards for the Nuggets, who were playing their preseason
opener under new head coach Brian Shaw.
Xavier Henry led the Lakers with 15 points, while Pau Gasol, making his
preseason debut, tallied 13 points and Steve Nash dished out six assists for
Los Angeles, which won its preseason opener against Golden State on Saturday.
Lakers All-Star Kobe Bryant, who ruptured his Achilles tendon in April,
continues to recover from surgery.
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