Lakers-Nuggets Postgame Numbers

Los Angeles Lakers v Denver NuggetsWe broke down some of the more intriguing numbers from LAL’s 134-126 loss at Denver:

Points for Kenneth Faried – a career high – to go along with 13 rebounds and three steals. He made 14 of his 20 field goals, with nine of his makes coming from within five feet or less, according to

Assists for Kendall Marshall, plus eight points and three boards. It was Marshall’s fourth double-digit assist effort in the last five contests and the eighth time he’s dished at least 14 dimes in his career (seven coming in 2014).

Plus-rating for Robert Sacre, a team high. He tallied eight points and eight rebounds and was part of a bench unit that totaled 68 points and helped give the Lakers a brief lead in the second quarter.

Rebounds for Ryan Kelly – a career high – in 33 minutes off the bench. Kelly also added 24 points (7 of 14 field goals, 4 of 8 three-pointers, 6 of 6 free throws) for his first career double-double.

Three-pointers made for Ty Lawson towards 30 points, 17 assists (tied a career high) and four rebounds. Since returning from a rib injury that cost him nine games, Lawson is averaging 27.0 points, 11.7 dimes, 4.7 boards and 2.0 steals on 56.0 percent field goals and 62.5 percent on three’s.