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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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Fans celebrate Lakers' NBA championship
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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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Butler stars as Heat beat Lakers in thrilling game fiveJimmy Butler stars as Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-108 in a thrilling game five in the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals: Jimmy Butler's triple-double leads Heat past Lakers to force Game 6Jimmy Butler kept the Heat alive with a 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists to outduel LeBron James and force Game 6 against the Lakers.
NBA Finals: What LeBron James has learned about being a LakerLeBron James says Lakers fans "don't give a damn what you've done before" as Los Angeles is on the cusp of clinching its first NBA title since 2010.
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LeBron James and Anthony Davis carry LA Lakers back to beat Miami Heat and take 3-1 NBA Finals leadLeBron James overcame a sluggish start and Anthony Davis made a key three-pointer and block late on as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat 102-96 on Tuesday to take a 3-1 lead in the..
Lakers one win from NBA title after beating Heat in game fourThe Los Angeles Lakers are a game away from winning their first championship in 10 years after they beat Miami Heat 102-96 to go 3-1 up in the NBA Finals.
Lakers one win from championship after holding off Heat in Game 4 of NBA FinalsThe Lakers held off the Heat 102-96 to take a 3-1 series and move within one win of the franchise's first title since 2010.
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LeBron James Wishes Bronny Happy 16th Birthday From Bubble, 'Love You Kid'LeBron James is showing love for Bronny from inside the NBA bubble ... wishing his oldest son a happy 16th birthday with a touching shoutout. Remember, the James Gang children are not in Orlando to..
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Butler stars as Heat take game three against Lakers in NBA FinalsJimmy Butler stars as the injury-hit Miami Heat take game three of the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers 115-104.
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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Heat see off Celtics to reach NBA Finals against LakersThe Miami Heat reach the NBA Finals for the first time since 2014 as a 125-113 win over the Boston Celtics wraps up a 4-2 series victory.
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