Video: Nuggets beat Lakers in Game 4 of West finals


The Denver Nuggets crushed the Los Angeles Lakers 120-101 on Monday night to level the Western Conference finals series at 2-2.

Seven Denver players finished with double-digit scoring. Chauncey Billups and J.R. Smith produced 24 points apiece, while Carmelo Anthony managed just 15 points on 3-for-16 shooting.

Kobe Bryant led the Lakers with 34 points, while Pau Gasol added 21 points and 10 rebounds.

Game 5 will be played in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The winner of the best-of-seven series will play the Orlando Magic or Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA finals.