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  •   Home > News > Sports > Basketball

    The Los Angeles Lakers are back in the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade

    The Los Angeles Lakers are back in the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade


    The Lakers have beaten the Denver Nuggets 117-107 in game five of the Western Conference finals, claiming the series four games to one.

    Superstar LeBron James was a standout for the Purple and Gold, with 38 points 16 rebounds and 10 assists - a performance he says he channeled through his teammates.



    The Lakers will battle either the Miami Heat or Boston Celtics for the Larry O'Brien trophy.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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