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Nuggets beat Lakers 97-88 in Shaw's debut
DENVER 97, LA LAKERS 88
By GREG BEACHAM
AP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ty Lawson and Jordan Hamilton scored 15
points apiece, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles
Lakers 97-88 Sunday night in their preseason debut under new
coach Brian Shaw.
Pau Gasol had 13 points and four rebounds in his preseason debut
for the Lakers. Steve Nash had six assists in 22 scoreless
minutes before going to the locker room in the third quarter of
his own exhibition debut.
JaVale McGee had 12 points and seven assists for the Nuggets,
who committed 28 turnovers and 33 fouls. They still won a poorly
played game by both teams for Shaw, the longtime Lakers guard
and assistant coach.
Xavier Henry had 15 points in his second high-scoring game for
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