Lakers Beat Celtics for NBA Title - TheStreet

Lakers Beat Celtics for NBA Title

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics 83-79 in game 7 of the NBA championship, marking the 16th championship for the Lakers.
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LOS ANGELES (

TheStreet

) -- The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics 83-79 in game 7 of the NBA championship, marking the 16th championship for the Lakers.

Kobe Bryant, the finals MVP, scored 23 points in the final game Thursday. The win was Bryant's fifth title with the Lakers, who also won last season.

Coach Phil Jackson won his 11th title.

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