Here’s the Denver Nuggets first round playoff schedule against the Lakers

Apr 17, 2024, 4:59 PM | Updated: 8:24 pm

The Denver Nuggets will start their title defense against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the NBA playoffs.

A rematch of last year’s Western Conference Finals, the series tips off with Game 1 on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Ball Arena in Denver. The best-of-seven playoff series will see the two teams meet after three regular season matches. The Nuggets won all three.

Nuggets vs. Lakers playoff series schedule

  • Game 1: Lakers vs. Nuggets; Saturday, April 20 (6:30 MT, ABC)
  • Game 2: Lakers vs. Nuggets; Monday, April 22 (8 MT, TNT)
  • Game 3: Nuggets vs. Lakers; Thursday, April 25 (8 MET, TNT)
  • Game 4: Nuggets vs. Lakers; Saturday, April 27 (6:30 MT, ABC)
  • Game 5: Lakers vs. Nuggets; Monday, April 29 (TBD, TBD)*
  • Game 6: Nuggets vs. Lakers; Thursday, May 2 (TBD, TBD)*
  • Game 7: Lakers vs. Nuggets; Saturday, May 4 (TBD, TNT)*

* = If necessary

Tickets to the home games are still available here. 

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