Lakers Beat Suns, 111-103; Face Rival Boston Celtics in NBA Finals

May 29th, 2010 by Josh Dhani Leave a reply »
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers are really living it.

They made it to the NBA Finals during the 2007 season. Sadly, they got beaten by the Boston Celtics in six games.

They returned last season, this time facing the Orlando Magic. The Lakers won this one in six games.

They had some good acquisitions before the season started this year, most notably Ron Artest. Artest came up big in Game Five vs. the Phoenix Suns in this series, pulling up a game-winning buzzer-beater.

Kobe Bryant came up big today in Game Six of the Western Conference Finals; tallying 37 points, six rebounds, two assists, and two steals to lead L.A. towards a 111-103 victory.

But it only gets better.

Yes, we all know the Lakers have beaten the Suns. But it also means another thing: they have made it to the NBA Finals three times in a row.

Three times in a row!

Now that is quite an accomplishment.

It all changes a lot. This also marks the Lakers' sixth time for this decade in the Finals as well. Many people do not credit Kobe for the first three championships.

Well, now, for these recent thr ...

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