Paul Millsap leads Denver Nuggets to Los Angeles Lakers thrashing | NBA News |

Paul Millsap displayed his all-round skills with a double-double in the Denver Nuggets rout of the Los Angeles Lakers.

The 33-year-old forward scored 20 points – 16 of which came in a dominant first-half performance – and grabbed 11 rebounds as he saw off all comers.

Paul Millsap leads Denver Nuggets to Los Angeles Lakers thrashing | NBA News |

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Paul Millsap hits a double-double but was all praise for the Denver Nuggets defence after their victory over the LA Lakers.

A dunk over JaVale McGee, a smooth jump shot over LeBron James and a tough finish through contact with Tyson Chandler helped set the Nuggets up for a record 32-point victory over the Lakers.

Millsap was equally impressive at the other end, emphatically swatting away a Brandon Ingram attempt just before the interval.

Tuesday night's results

  • New York Knicks 108-115 Detroit Pistons
  • Atlanta Hawks 115-113 Miami Heat
  • Toronto Raptors 122-114 Memphis Grizzlies
  • Los Angeles Lakers 85-117 Denver Nuggets
  • Indiana Pacers 109-104 Phoenix Suns

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