L.A. Lakers Win 17th NBA Title: Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Flea and More React

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LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers holds the Larry O'Brien Trophy and The Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Award after winning Game Six of the NBA Finals on Oct. 11, 2020 at AdventHealth Arena in Orlando.

After the longest, strangest NBA season yet, it was the Los Angeles Lakers who were the last players standing.

On Sunday (Oct. 11), LeBron James led his team to the title with a 93-106 win over the Miami Heat in game 6 of the NBA Finals.

James muscled his way to another triple double (28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists) and now boasts titles with three different teams (the Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Lakers), a feat that improves his standing in any GOAT conversation.

This was a particularly memorable win in an unusual year.

NBA titles are typically won in June. This is no typical year. After a long break due to the pandemic, the competition restarted in a special “bubble” built in Florida to keep teams and their staff healthy.

James and Co. gave the Lakers their first championship since the late superstar Kobe Bryant won his fifth and final title a decade ago. After the game, The King and fellow star Anthony Davis dedicated the trophy to Bryant, who died January in a helicopter crash.

The Lakers’ 17th title tie the Boston Celtics franchise for the all-time record.

Lakers fans partied well into the night as fans from the music community and across the entertainment worlds shared their thoughts on this historic season.

Check out reaction from Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Flea and more.