Lakers advance to NBA finals

LeBron James leads the way for the Lakers return to the NBA finals for the first time in 10 years, and after the victory James said he wants to honor Kobe Bryant’s memory.
1:44 | 09/27/20

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Turning now to big sports news overnight the Lakers reaching the NBA times for the first time in ten years. Lebron James leading the way after vowing to honor the memory of kobe Bryant and bring home a championship. The Lakers are moving on to the NBA finals! Reporter: After a decade of defeat, this morning the los Angeles Lakers are returning to the NBA finals. In his 17th season, the king Lebron James put on a show Saturday night. Dominating the Denver nuggets in the fourth quarter, seemingly unstoppable from anywhere on the court. With the win overnight, Lebron is now set to make his tenth finals appearance, that historic run is more than all three teams in the NBA. My teammates said bring us home and it's my responsibility to try to make the plays and do the right things on the floor to help us win ball games. Reporter: The Lakers haven't had a shot at the championship since superstar kobe Bryant led the Lakers to victory back in 2010. This celebration a bittersweet moment for the Lakers, as it comes exactly eight months after Bryant's tragic death in a helicopter crash. Every time you put on purple and gold, you think about him and his legacy. Reporter: Throughout the playoffs, the team has paid tribute to the late icon from their mamba Jerseys to their new motto -- The job is not done. The job is not done. You're up 2-0. The job is not finished. Job finished? I don't think so. And they're trying to get the job done. Yes, they are. Could be a repeat of the 2010 championship against the Celtics. We'll be watching.

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