Ron Artest had 20 points on 7 of 18 shooting, five steals and five rebounds in the decisive game of his first season with the Lakers.
NBA Finals MVP? It's Kobe Bryant. He says the championship is the 'sweetest' because LA beat the Celtics.
Lakers riots occurred after the Lakers beat the Celtics in the NBA Finals Thursday night.
NBA Finals Game 7 goes to the Lakers as they defeated the Boston Celtics to win 16th championship.
Of the NBA's 63 championships, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers account for 32. The Lakers trail the Celtics 15 to 17 in NBA Finals championship banners heading into Thursday's decisive Game 7.
Kobe Bryant says he's ready for tonight's Lakers-Celtics Game 7.
Kobe Bryant scored 26 enroute to a Lakers 89 - 67 victory over the Boston Celtics.
Looking beyond the current Lakers-Celtics NBA finals, basketball scouts are hunting for the next Pau Gasol. With the NBA's recent push into developing countries, many expect a star to rise from Africa, India, or China.
Tony Awards TV ratings down 6% from 2009 despite big star power. Celtics, Lakers Game 5 and new season of 'True Blood' competed in time slot.
Boston Celtics withstood 38 points from Kobe Bryant to beat the Lakers 92-86.