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2012 NBA Playoffs, Lakers Vs. Nuggets Game 5: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

It's win or go home time for the Denver Nuggets. Can the Lakers finish them off in game five on Tuesday?

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The Los Angeles Lakers need one more win against the Denver Nuggets to advance to the NBA's Western Conference semifinals. Sunday's 92-88 victory gave the Lakers a 3-1 series lead with the two teams meeting for game five in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

Game five promises to be another close game between these two teams, considering it's a win or go home situation for the Nuggets. Sunday's game featured 16 ties and 18 lead changes, and was not decided until Steve Blake converted on a clutch three-pointer with 18 seconds left to seal the Lakers' victory.

Location: Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles

Game Time: 7:30 p.m. PT

TV: TNT (National), FSN West LA (Local)

Playoff Series Stats:

  • Scoring: Kobe Bryant, 28.5 points per game
  • Rebounding: Andrew Bynum, 10.3 rebounds per game
  • Assists: Andre Miller, 6 assists per game
Previous games:
  • Game one: Lakers 103, Nuggets 88
  • Game two: Lakers 104, Nuggets 100
  • Game three: Lakers 84, Nuggets 99
  • Game four: Lakers 92, Nuggets 88
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