Nuggets 106, Lakers 103 at Los Angeles
Carmelo Anthony had 34 points, and Kenyon Martin hit a layup with the score tied to end L.A.'s 11-game playoff winning streak against Denver.
Lakers 103, Nuggets 97 at Denver
Bryant poured in 41 points, including a go-ahead three-pointer with 1:09 remaining, and the Lakers held Anthony to 4-of-13 shooting.
Nuggets 120, Lakers 101 at Denver
Chauncey Billups and J.R. Smith each scored 24 points and led seven Nuggets in double figures as Denver blew out L.A. in the fourth quarter.
Lakers 103, Nuggets 94 at Los Angeles
With the score tied after three quarters, Bryant, Gasol and Odom combined to score 20 of the Lakers' 27 fourth-quarter points.
Lakers 119, Nuggets 92 at Denver
Behind 57.3% shooting, the Lakers built a big early lead and were never threatened as they advanced to the franchise's 30th Finals appearance.