2010 NBA Champions: Together We Are One as the L.A. Lakers Unite to Win Title

June 18th, 2010 by Trevor Wong Leave a reply »
He kept dribbling and dribbling, but there was nowhere to go.

He kept shooting and shooting, but the shots wouldn’t fall.

And as the game disappeared into the long night, the Celtics' lead got bigger.

Despite screams and shouts from a seething Kobe Bryant, the minutes kept ticking away and a championship trophy was hanging in the balance.

The Celtics knew their gameplan well and they were playing it to perfection—they would not let Bryant beat them.

But he would not be denied.  In what had become an all-too-familiar scene for the Lakers in previous years, Bryant tried to do it himself and he tried to do it alone—but he couldn’t.

And for a second, it looked like the ghosts of Celtics past would continue to haunt the Lakers.

From all those years that the Celtics dominated the Lakers, it looked like their domination would continue.

The Celtics lead stretched to 13 points midway through the third quarter and the Lakers looked lost in the big city lights of Hollywood, and shaken by the magnitude of a Game Seven on the game’s biggest stage.

And th ...

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