Lakers hold off Nuggets, take 2-0 series lead
By Eric Ball
For the second straight game, it was the stars that ended up being the difference in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets, 104-100, on Tuesday night at the Staples Center, and Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum carried them.
Bryant exploded for 38 points, hitting every shot imaginable from impossible angles. Bynum did it all, scoring 27 points, grabbing nine rebounds and blocking two shots while playing suffocating defense.
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