Jamal Murray apparently likes to be a dick for the Lakers. Last December, he caused a brief commotion by dribbling roughly around Lonzo Ball in the closing seconds of a Nuggets home win. Three months later, he still pissed off the Lakers – and drew a classic response from Lonzo – Not Mad – with something that he told Lonzo or Luke Walton in the last moments of another Nuggets home win. It was obvious that the Lakers did not like Murray's show.
Lonzo Ball and the Lakers entertain with Jamal Murray
In December, at the end of a Nuggets home win over the Lakers, Jamal Murray is engaged in …
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The Lakers took their revenge less than a week later, when the Nuggets traveled to Los Angeles and Murray had the serenade of a singing "Murray sucks!" During a victory at nine points from the Lakers. Isaiah Thomas threw him a ball, the teams were mistreated after a big foul and the animosity between the teams was cemented. It's a good beef from the NBA.
Tuesday night, the Nuggets beat the Lakers shit, again at home, this time by a score of 117-85. The Lakers scored the least points with 85 points this season, and the final margin of 32 points was by far the worst Lakers defeat of this new LeBron era. But before the situation got out of control, in the second quarter, after a bypass blocked by Lance Stephenson, Trey Lyles made a long pass to Murray. push the Denver advance to nine points. After the bucket, Murray seemed to make a gesture to Caldwell-Pope:
These two teams will not meet again until March 6, when the Nuggets will travel to Los Angeles. For my part, I can not wait to see how this real-life mutual animosity will intensify from here.