This was a particularly memorable win in an unusual year.
NBA titles are typically won in June. This is no typical year. After a long break due to the pandemic, the competition restarted in a special “bubble” built in Florida to keep teams and their staff healthy.
James and Co. gave the Lakers their first championship since the late superstar Kobe Bryant won his fifth and final title a decade ago. After the game, The King and fellow star Anthony Davis dedicated the trophy to Bryant, who died January in a helicopter crash.
The Lakers’ 17th title tie the Boston Celtics franchise for the all-time record.
Lakers fans partied well into the night as fans from the music community and across the entertainment worlds shared their thoughts on this historic season.
Check out reaction from Snoop Dogg, Flea and more.