Lakers' 2nd-half adjustments put scare into Nuggets in G1 lo

LeBron James marched off the court after the Lakers' 132-126 Game 1 loss Tuesday to the Denver Nuggets, 

The Lakers trailed by as many as 21, were outrebounded by 17 and allowed Denver to score 72 points by the break 

 the score with a 3-pointer by James from the top of the key that missed with 45.2 seconds remaining in the fourth.

MVP Nikola Jokic authoring a brilliant night with 34 points, 21 rebounds, 14 assists 

Anthony Davis (40 points on 14-of-23 shooting, 10 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 blocks), gave them a real shot 

the Nuggets averaged 1.45 points per play and shot 66% from the field 

Denver averaged just 0.67 points per play in 15 possessions and shot 20% from the field. 

with the Lakers trailing in a series for the first time all postseason

"Murray was in foul trouble, and so he was the obvious target we tried to go at."