Celtics vs. Lakers 2010 : Lakers Get Redemption!

June 19th, 2010 by Paul Peszko Leave a reply »

It was the ugliest game of the 2010 NBA Finals.  But the last two minutes were positively exciting and the result, absolutely superb.

Two heavyweights slugging it out in the 15th round of the World Championship, e ach one throwing his most powerful punches.  In this case, the heavy hits were a barrage of three-point shots back and forth.

But neither champion could land a knockout blow.  In the end, it was two free throws by a player who had sat on the bench the entire game that sealed the victory.

He entered with just 13 seconds left to take an inbounds pass.  He was fouled the instant he caught the ball and stepped to the line.

He took one dribble and calmly shot the first free throw.  Nothing but net.  82-79.  He took another dribble, put up the second free throw and...redemption!

With those two free throws by Slovenian reserve Sasha Vujacic, the Los Angeles Lakers had redeemed their season, enhanced their championship legacy, and, most of all, recaptured ...

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