LeBron James’ triple-double helped the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 114-93 late on Thursday.
James notched his 96th career triple-double after playing with 27 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists over the Nuggets, while his teammate Dennis Schroder scored 21 points.
For the Nuggets, Jamal Murray added 20 points and Monte Morris finished with 16 as Nikola Jokic posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
The Lakers currently sit in the third spot at the Western Conference with a 17-6 win/loss record while the Nuggets are in fourth with 12 wins and nine defeats.
Thursday results in the NBA:
Atlanta Hawks – Utah Jazz: 91-112
Dallas Mavericks – Golden State Warriors: 116-147
Philadelphia 76ers – Portland Trail Blazers: 105-121
Memphis Grizzlies – Houston Rockets: 103-115
Los Angeles Lakers – Denver Nuggets: 114-93