2 weeks Lakers complete long road back to the top Inquirer
Four years after hitting rock bottom, the Los Angeles Lakers are back on top of the basketball world. With a 106-93 victory over the Miami Heat in game six of the NBA Finals on Sunday, the Lakers took a 4-2 series victory and clinched a record-equalling 17th NBA championship. The triumph marked the final stop on what has been a long and winding road to recovery following a decade of precipitous decline for one of the most iconic franchises in the NBA. The Lakers had failed to reach the playoffs in six consecutive seasons before this year, and had not ... more