LA Lakers take Miami Heat by storm in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Three-time NBA Champion LeBron James led the Los Angeles Lakers to a victory in game 1 of the series against the Miami Heat in front of a star-studded virtual crowd.
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finals, Lebron James and Anthony Davis leading the Lakers, there you are to victory in game one against the Miami heat. All the action going down in front of a star-studded virtual crowd including T.J. Holmes. There's some things we've grown accustomed to seeing, celebrities sitting courtside and Lebron doing his thing. Even in these crazy things, last night was no exception. James with the steal, throws it up. Reporter: Lebron James dominant as ever in his tenth trip to the finals. Goes inside. Reporter: The three-time champion -- James will try a long three-pointer. Reporter: Using all his talents on the team he took his talents to back in 2010, the Miami heat, the Lakers overpowered the heat and maintained as much as a 30-point lead during the game. It's unbelievable watching him. This late in his career still dominating and putting his team in position to win it all. Got so much more work to do and the job is not done and we're not satisfied with winning one game. Reporter: An avalanche dominating. Reporter: All in front of a star-studded crowd including NBA legends, big names sitting shoulder to shoulder virtually. How go this crowd in game one of the NBA finals? Reporter: Former president Obama shared a message thanking first-time poll workers. I'm not the main event but wanted to come on to give a shoutout to all the folks who were volunteering as poll workers in this upcoming election. It's not one of those things you think about but it is absolutely vital for our democracy. Reporter: Lebron James steps Reporter: The fans in the virtual stands and those at home watched the Lakers cruise. But Anthony Davis knows it won't be easy. We want to win the series and become champions, we got to play better from the start. I joked here yesterday that robin and I were going to be virtual fans for the game. Now, I joked that even virtually she would get better seats than I would. Strahan, George, I was at the game in the Miami heat section front row, two rows down was dj khaled. Who was two seats down from you. Former president Barack Obama. We had bill Walton. We had Kareem Abdul? Rub it in. But you were front row. Thanks, robin. I was sitting next to a blond guy named torch. Robin, this actually happened. I found out about this from a viewer who said, T.J., did you see robin sitting next to Obama. I sent her a nasty text. Her response to soothe me was Shaq was next to me. What's the view like from the front row? Just my living room. How much did the ticket cost you? It didn't cost me anything. There you go. End of discussion. Five straight years I've covered them for "Gma." I just wasn't able to physically be there. We have to say thanks to the NBA. I got a lot of love from my wnba hoodie and play game one tomorrow night Las Vegas and Seattle. Game one tomorrow night. You can watch game two of the NBA final on Friday night at 9:00 right here on ABC and we're

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