Two Championships, SoFi Stadium Debut Earn LA Title Of 'Best Sports City' In 2020 After celebrating championships by the Lakers and Dodgers, Los Angeles has earned itself another title.
Caught On Video: LAPD Officer Helps Man Seriously Injured By Firework During Downtown Laker CelebrationsOfficer Christopher Gonzalez had been part of the LAPD response in downtown LA that night to respond to any Lakers celebration violence.
Dozens Arrested, Businesses Vandalized After Lakers Celebrations Turn ViolentThe crowd got out of control as the night wore on, with people setting off fireworks in the street, spraying graffiti and blocking intersections. Some started throwing rocks and bottles.
2020 Champion Lakers Back In LA After 3 Months In NBA BubbleThe team flew SwiftAir from Florida to Los Angeles and arrived home at about 1 p.m. The team wrapped up the unprecedented NBA finals, which typically takes place in June, in a Sunday night Game 6 against the Miami Heat.
'A Mamba Shot:' Davis Nails Buzzer-Beating 3 To Give Lakers 2-0 Series Lead Over Nuggets“That’s a shot Kobe Bryant would hit. To me, AD coming off, just flying to the wing like that, catch-and-shoot with the biggest game on the line of our season, nothing but net, it’s a Mamba shot.”
Lakers Dominate Rockets, Take Commanding 3-1 Series LeadThe Lakers outrebounded the Rockets 52-26.
LeBron Achieves Most Playoff Wins Ever As Lakers Take 2-1 Series Lead Over RocketsThe triumph gave James his NBA-record 162nd postseason victory, surpassing former Lakers guard Derek Fisher’s 161.
Lakers Hold Off Rockets To Tie Up SeriesLeBron James had 28 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, while Anthony Davis added 34 points and 10 rebounds.
Behind Monster Game From Davis, Lakers Crush Blazers To Even SeriesAnthony Davis had 31 points and 11 rebounds and the top-seeded Lakers bounced back from an opening loss.
Lillard, No. 8 Seed Blazers Shock Lakers In Game 1 Of PlayoffsLeBron James had 23 points, 17 rebounds and 16 assists, becoming the first player to have as many points, rebounds and assists in the playoffs.
Lakers’ Owner Jeanie Buss Shares Piece Of Racist Hate Mail She Received: 'We All Must Do Better'Buss says she has received several such letters over the years. The advice given to her was to ignore it. “But not anymore.”