Denver Nuggets (43-21) at Los Angeles Lakers (36-27)
NBA Basketball: Monday, May 3, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Staples Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Lakers — Over/Under:
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The Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers duke it out at the Staples Center on Monday night.
The Denver Nuggets have quietly been one of the hottest teams in the league as they’ve won nine of their past 10 games and they will be eager to build on their current five-game win streak after outlasting the Clippers in a 110-104 road win on Saturday. Nikola Jokic led the team with 30 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists, Michael Porter Jr. added 25 points with seven rebounds and five assists on 10 of 16 shooting while Patrick Dozier chipped in with 16 points. As a team, the Nuggets shot 48 percent from the field and 12 of 32 from the 3-point line as they used a 9-0 run to build an…