Article Photos: Nuggets avoid elimination, hold off Lakers 102-99 5/6

  Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol, right, of Spain puts up a shot as Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov of Russia defends during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA first-round playoff basketball game, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)