Fireworks can be heard in the distance as the city of Los Angeles celebrated the LA Lakers’ win over Miami in the sixth game of the NBA Finals. The Lakers wiped out the Heat 106-90 to win their 17th championship and their first with NBA superstar LeBron James, also known as the NBA Finals MVP. The 17th championship of the Lakers equates to the Boston Celtics for most championships won in the NBA.
Big win comes after one of the strangest – if not strangest. challenging and emotional years for the NBA. A season of turmoil the NBA with China, the unexpected and tragic death of LA Lakers legend, Kobe Bryant, a global pandemic, Black Lives Matters protests against injustice due to the death of George Floyd and a shortened schedule in Orlando , Florida. “Bubble”, which banned most of the spectators, ended with the Lakers championship,
Today’s win was the Lakers’ first title since the 2009-10 season. The win cemented James as a legend in the NBA (if he wasn’t already in the league). James has now won four NBA titles with three different teams. It is his 10th title game appearance. James signed with the Lakers in July 2018.