An 83-79 win over the Boston Celtics brought the 2010 NBA championship to the Los Angeles Lakers. They are showing their dominance in the league with this second win of the championship that solidifies last year’s win. This is the 16th total championship win for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Los Angeles will be celebrating today! Get out the purple and gold jerseys and clothing and show your team spirit. A festive mood will be seen in Los Angeles this summer. And hopes will rise for a “three peat” to occur next season.
Let’s go Lakers! The Los Angeles Lakers are always exciting to watch. Next season will have even more of a high-drama feel to it. Excitement will build in the off season and the first game of the next season should be explosive.
Kobe Bryant was joyous after beating the Celtics and winning the MVP award for the game. He has now earned 5 championship wins. In game 7, Kobe scored 23 points; he had an average of 28.6 points in this series, notes ESPN.
Ron Artest, Pau Gasol, Sasha Vujacic
Ron Artest scored 20 points and Pau Gasol scored 19 points. Sasha Vujacic scored in two free throws with just over 11 seconds left in the game. Vujacic showed a lot of grace under pressure to bring home a victory for the Lakers.
Lakers games are always fun to watch. The team is high energy and the coach has a fierceness about him that is entertaining to watch. This is the 11th championship win for the Los Angeles Laker’s Coach Phil Jackson. He has not yet announced if he’ll be back to coach the Lakers next season. He is about to turn age 65.
Kobe Bryant told ESPN he hopes Jackson returns next year. “He knows how bad I want him back. I’ve been openly blunt about how much I want him back.”
Kobe also pumped up enthusiasm for next year’s season by announcing “Let’s go for it again.”
On Monday Los Angeles will host a victory parade for the Los Angeles Lakers. The starting point will be at the Staples Center. Then it will proceed on Figuroa Street to USC’s campus in downtown LA.
There may be some famous people out celebrating the victory. It is Los Angeles after all! The celebrities who attended this championship game include: Jack Nicholson, Ryan Seacrest, Jake Gyllenhaal, Timbaland, George Lopez, Kirsten Dunst, and Todd Phillips, reports ESPN.