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Vanessa Bryant congratulates Los Angeles Lakers after NBA Championship victory
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Lakers knew they 'had to win NBA title for Kobe' - Morris
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Street celebrations after Lakers' victory
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Los Angeles Lakers Win NBA Title
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Fans celebrate Lakers' NBA championship
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Dozens of police vehicles arrive near Staples Center as fans celebrate Lakers' win
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Lakers fans go wild after NBA championship win
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Jimmy Butler Leads Heat to Game 3 Win Over Lakers in NBA Finals
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LeBron 'humbled' after he & Davis compared with Bryant & O'Neal
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LeBron James miffed by NBA MVP voting totals, Giannis delighted
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In California: State tells Republicans to remove unofficial 'illegal' ballot boxesPlus: California economists win Nobel prize, the state's COVID cases are slowing down, and a Lakers victory celebration ends with arrests.
Chants of "Kobe" ring out in Los Angeles after Lakers win NBA titleFans chanted "Kobe" in downtown Los Angeles after the Lakers won the championship Sunday, nearly 10 months since NBA legend Kobe Bryant died.
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Rihanna Celebrates Lakers Title, Dr. Dre Sticks it to Rick RossRihanna isn't rocking with anyone who is NOT on the Lakers wagon ... but for those who are, she's got a tune for ya. RiRi and her crew belted out "We Are the Champions" Sunday night to celebrate the..
Vanessa Bryant on Lakers title: "Wish Kobe and Gigi were here""Wish Kobe and Gianna were here to see this," she wrote.
Los Angeles Lakers clinch historic NBA finals title, LeBron James takes home MVP awardLeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are NBA champions after beating the Miami Heat, 106-93 in a six-game finals series. It's James' fourth NBA title, and his first in L.A. It follows a..
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Vanessa Bryant posts emotional congrats to Lakers: 'Wish Kobe and Gigi were here to see this'Vanessa Bryant posted an emotional message congratulating the Los Angeles Lakers following the franchise's 17th NBA championship on Sunday.
From no direction to 17th NBA championship, the Los Angeles Lakers are backAfter five coaches in eight years and a couple of the worst seasons in franchise history, the Lakers are back on the NBA mountaintop as champions.
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Fans' celebration of Lakers' title turns uglyJoyous gathering dissolved into one with people throwing rocks and bottles at police and officers responding with non-lethal projectiles.
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Lakers star LeBron James becomes first NBA player to win Finals MVP with three teamsOnly Michael Jordan with six has more Finals MVPs than LeBron James, who won his fourth Finals MVP award after leading the Lakers to the championship.
Lakers close out Heat with Game 6 rout for record-tying 17th NBA championshipLeBron James and Anthony Davis took care of business in Game 6, leading the Lakers to a 106-93 victory for the 17th title in franchise history.
Lakers win NBA Finals; LeBron James secures fourth championshipThe emotional victory represents more than another banner hanging from the rafters, following the death of Lakers legend and five-time champion Kobe Bryant.
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Jimmy Butler posts 40-point triple-double, Heat top Lakers in Game 3 of NBA FinalsJimmy Butler was magnificent with 40 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds to lead the Heat to a 115-104 win in Game 3 to cut the Lakers' lead to 2-1.
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Heat don't want your pity down 0-2 and facing long odds against Lakers in NBA FinalsMost people think the Lakers have the series won. But as Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said, "We don't give a (expletive) what everybody else thinks."
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