Game 4 between the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Lakers was tightly-contested throughout the night, but in the end, the Lakers got the clutch shots they needed in order to prevail. Ramon Sessions and Steve Blake nailed three-pointers in the final two minutes to give Los Angeles a six-point lead and propel the team to a 92-88 victory. With the win, Los Angeles claimed a 3-1 lead in the series.
Danilo Gallinari finished with 20 points to lead the Nuggets, and Andre Miller scored 15. Kobe Bryant led all scorers with 22 points.
Game 5 is scheduled for Tuesday night in Los Angeles.
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