NBA 2020: Lakers defeated Heat to capture record-tying 17th NBA title

Los Angeles Lakers been the last team standing in the Orlando bubble and became the 2019-2020 NBA Champions claiming their 17th Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy after beating the Miami Heat 106-93 to take the final series 4-2 in Game 6.

LeBron James was named NBA Finals MVP and finished with 28 points, 10 assists and 14 rebounds, shooting 13-for-20 from the field.

LeBron achieved his milestone his 28th playoff Triple-Double of his career, which ranks second-most all time and also became the first player in NBA history to be named Finals MVP on three different franchises.

“I put myself, my body and my mind in a position to be available to my teammates,” James said.

“I’ve never missed a playoff game in my career and the best thing you can do for your teammates is be available. And for me to be available to my teammates and put in the work, I just hope I make my guys proud and that’s all that matters to me. I make my guys proud, make the fanbase proud, my family back home, I can’t wait to get back home to them. Akron, Ohio we did it again. and that’s what it’s all about.”

“Means a lot. It means a lot to rep this franchise,” James added.

“[Owner Jeannie Buss], I told Jeannie when I came here that I was going to put this franchise back in a position where it belongs. Her late, great father did it for so many years and she just took it on after that and for me to be a part of such a historical franchise is an unbelievable feeling, not only for myself but for my teammates, for the organization, for the coaches, for the trainers, everybody that’s here.”

Anthony Davis had 19 points, 15 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal and shot 7-for-17, while Rajon Rondo had 19 points and 6 assists.

Lakers bench and players began to celebrate as Davis realizing he was moments away from capturing his first NBA title.

“I said I wasn’t going to cry and I cried with like 30 seconds left on the clock.”

“When I first got traded, we were just talking about trying to figure out the team, the guys that we wanted around us to compete for a championship,” added Davis on his discussion with James.

“After the team was completed, then we started talking about, we got enough to be champions.”