How the Lakers made it back on top of the basketball world | NBA on ESPN

14 Tet 2020
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Michael Wilbon takes a historic trip down memory lane after the Lakers clinched their 17th championship.
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  • LAKERS is Back to Glory Kobe & Gigi this is 4 you!!🏆

    TripledoublemachineL23 L23TripledoublemachineL23 L2310 ditë më parë
  • Rondo is on the 17th title of both teams. Legend!

    Carl Marx VisualsCarl Marx Visuals10 ditë më parë
  • Love from my heart

    Philip CarrollPhilip Carroll11 ditë më parë
  • What, no Pau Gasol??? He was part of our rich LAKER championship history... Show our Big Spaniard some love...

    COWBOY FAN 1989COWBOY FAN 198912 ditë më parë
  • You manufacture it.

    Moe SnertMoe Snert12 ditë më parë
    • nope

      QuidzQuidz11 ditë më parë
  • Kobe was the sacrificial lamb.. he had to die for Lakers to win. Remember LeBron James passed Kobe Bryant in most scored points in NBA history a day before Kobe died. What does that mean?

    JesusIsGodJesusIsGod12 ditë më parë
  • Purple & Gold 17 time NBA Champs 🏆🏆

    wrightterence680wrightterence68012 ditë më parë
  • LeBron is the 🐐!

    apierre6apierre612 ditë më parë
  • Let’s not act like waiting 10 years between championships is a hardship for fans of any team - 90% of fans of any pro sports team would be overjoyed with 1 title/decade

    Stu GStu G12 ditë më parë
  • WE ARE THE GREATEST FRANCHISE IN BASKETBALL!!!!!

    Lionel ShejaLionel Sheja12 ditë më parë
  • Anyone but the New York Yankees!!!

    Custom ShadeCustom Shade12 ditë më parë
  • Remember when those “fans” defaced the LeBron murals?

    William RWilliam R12 ditë më parë
  • 💜💛

    Victor VasquezVictor Vasquez13 ditë më parë
  • Lebron james was this really needed

    Marquice RowanMarquice Rowan13 ditë më parë
  • The most dominate and iconic organization the Los Angeles Lakers💛💜🏆

    GamerMode Twenty-ThreeGamerMode Twenty-Three13 ditë më parë
    • not dominate but yeah iconic yes

      Haashem MalikHaashem Malik8 ditë më parë
    • In the NBA. Not in all sports

      H CabH Cab11 ditë më parë
  • Lebron's the goat that's how

    Axél SilverioAxél Silverio13 ditë më parë
  • Let’s go!!

    Showtime Lakers 17Showtime Lakers 1713 ditë më parë
  • Wassup guys i own a brand

    HL SportswearHL Sportswear13 ditë më parë
  • Man

    HL SportsHL Sports13 ditë më parë
  • Wassup guys i own a brand and yall should check it out

    HL SportsHL Sports13 ditë më parë
  • Congratulations Los Angeles Lakers!

    2Glock30s2Glock30s13 ditë më parë
  • Wassup guys i own a brand & my website is ill appreciate yall if yall dont mind checking it out i offer shirts , hoodies , Sweatsuits , joggers , phone cases , fanny packs , slides and more i hope yall be interested to buy something , be blessed!

    HL SportsHL Sports13 ditë më parë
  • Easy question.....they bought the ring...easy to win a title when you purchase 2 of out the top 5 players in the nba and surround them with some talent and former all stars and that should make it very easy for ya...so once again not impressed

    edwin billiotedwin billiot13 ditë më parë
    • @edwin billiot keep crying

      QuidzQuidz11 ditë më parë
    • @Quidz nobody is crying here...just stating a fact...if you look at the tv audience for this years finals nobody really cares about the nba anymore...viewers were down from last year...nba lost more than 10 million viewers from last years finals...so enjoy it friend dont look like ppl care anyway about the lebum lakers

      edwin billiotedwin billiot13 ditë më parë
    • keep crying

      QuidzQuidz13 ditë më parë
  • I don’t see social distancing I’m that picture.

    Bubba SmollettBubba Smollett13 ditë më parë
  • Sorry but he mentioned Kuz? I love him but rondo's name should be mentioned instead

    Paco APaco A13 ditë më parë
    • Kuz is trash. Dude plays with -10000 basketball IQ.

      MistaGrimMistaGrim13 ditë më parë
  • Keep coming w the hate, losers. You’re just mad that’s your team could NEVER be the Lakers.

    Jason ReyesJason Reyes13 ditë më parë
  • To answer the title of the video: they made it back with $$$$ anyone who thinks different needs their head examined 😂

    Andy KruzanAndy Kruzan13 ditë më parë
  • Lakers need to find a third star or legit good shooter in this offseason. Warriors and Nets have good shooters. If AD goes down in game 5, the Lakers no chance against the Heat.

    Chris MillerChris Miller13 ditë më parë
  • How the NBA lost 70% of their fans

    Trump My LoveTrump My Love13 ditë më parë
  • Lebron and AD happened I saved u 5 min

    MosheMoshe13 ditë më parë
  • When they said that Caruso was a role player. Do they mean goat

    zapplezapple13 ditë më parë
    • Goatruso

      Jason ReyesJason Reyes13 ditë më parë
  • Guys.... it’s just one ring in a decade... chill

    Gabe AguilarGabe Aguilar13 ditë më parë
    • oh no you missed the point of the video

      QuidzQuidz13 ditë më parë
  • Fakest championship ever. I wonder who's going to win, the team with two top 5 players and a bunch of mercenaries, or the Miami Heat? Really tough call right there.... The league needs to cut the number of teams to like 6. As long they allow teams to amass talent like that, there's no point in having so many other teams.

    HaddonfieldMemorialHaddonfieldMemorial13 ditë më parë
    • @Quidz Maybe later.

      HaddonfieldMemorialHaddonfieldMemorial13 ditë më parë
    • @HaddonfieldMemorial 17 keep crying little pup

      QuidzQuidz13 ditë më parë
    • @Quidz Okay. Fake! Fake Championship! Have fun going through the Warriors next year.

      HaddonfieldMemorialHaddonfieldMemorial13 ditë më parë
    • @HaddonfieldMemorial 17 keep crying

      QuidzQuidz13 ditë më parë
    • @Quidz Learn how to draft.

      HaddonfieldMemorialHaddonfieldMemorial13 ditë më parë
  • 👑 LAKERNATION BATHED IN GLORY FOREVER 👑

    It's AcademicIt's Academic13 ditë më parë
  • The disrespect towards Pau Gasol needs to stop. We don't have 2 chips without him.

    Jonathan EncasaJonathan Encasa13 ditë më parë
    • 💯

      COWBOY FAN 1989COWBOY FAN 198912 ditë më parë
    • Disrespect for Gasol? I don't see it. Who's taking his spot? No one I can see. His contribution was essential for four years. His time is likely coming.

      person 1person 112 ditë më parë
    • Facts. Kobe even said that pau is a hall of famer and his Jersey most definitely will hang in the rafters alongside him because he doesn’t win those back to back championships without him. Pau gasol is easily one of the most under appreciated future hall of farmers.

      Angel UristaAngel Urista13 ditë më parë
  • Got rid of magic johnson and allowed rob pelinka to do his job.

    btdownloadking123btdownloadking12313 ditë më parë
  • Because LeBron has leveraged his power and status like noone else has ever done before him to get guys like Davis and others.

    Lòs PadrèLòs Padrè13 ditë më parë
    • GMs do it

      Jay LewisJay Lewis13 ditë më parë
  • No warriors. That’s why 😂

    enrir901enrir90113 ditë më parë
    • warriors weren't gonna do anything lmao

      QuidzQuidz13 ditë më parë
  • Lakers got a lot of breaks this crazy, weird season and let’s not forget they were still trash last season with LeBron. It wasn’t until they acquired AD that put them over the hump. The rest of the team is awful like Kuzma & KCP or too old starting with Rondo. Congrats to them but I don’t see them repeating with a healthy Warriors team and a healthy KD in Brooklyn. Plus another year of Kawhi & PG working on chemistry or whatever, I’m sure they’ll be ready also. And let’s keep an eye on Giannis to see where he ends up cause if it’s in Miami with that young team of shooters and Jimmy Butler - watch out!

    Jay MoodyJay Moody13 ditë më parë
    • @Ayuub Nur Why would I be salty

      Jaden Lammy WhiteJaden Lammy White13 ditë më parë
    • @Ayuub Nur I'm a kd fan. He did not play a single game.

      Jaden Lammy WhiteJaden Lammy White13 ditë më parë
    • @Jaden Lammy White “Mickey mouse” stop being salty your team got knocked off 🤣🤣

      Ayuub NurAyuub Nur13 ditë më parë
    • @Awesome Master he is right the lakers are not invisible. They could barely beat a heat team without a star. A 5th seed . Congrats on that mickey muse championship.

      Jaden Lammy WhiteJaden Lammy White13 ditë më parë
  • How? People aren't sure? They signed two top-five players and two more HOFs. Three former #1 draft picks total. They were a lock from the start.

    Andrew DurandAndrew Durand13 ditë më parë
    • The Clippers are still the best team on paper but we all know that doesn't necessarily equate to championships...

      AA12 ditë më parë
    • @Awesome Master hype aint the same as facts

      Andrew DurandAndrew Durand13 ditë më parë
  • It only shows u how money buys a team ....never come up together to make a team ..like the younger Lakers better...

    Desmond WilkinsDesmond Wilkins13 ditë më parë
    • I disagree

      josejose13 ditë më parë
  • Sorry not a full season ....

    Desmond WilkinsDesmond Wilkins13 ditë më parë
    • What an idiot lmao

      Kevin VieraKevin Viera13 ditë më parë
    • @Jason Reyes yeah and ppl say this year was weak due to facing a 5th seed when yet the Spurs faced an 8th seed

      Ayuub NurAyuub Nur13 ditë më parë
    • Does that 99 spurs championship count? That season was even shorter. Now stfu and go to your room.

      Jason ReyesJason Reyes13 ditë më parë
    • What a casual

      Ayuub NurAyuub Nur13 ditë më parë
    • Uh yes they did play a full season moron...It ended up being a longer season due to Covid.

      Alex FengAlex Feng13 ditë më parë
  • If lakers repeat next year i want to see what the media will say this time with everyone back lol I missed curry and and kd this season

    serge theocserge theoc13 ditë më parë
    • @Murrland Babyy what crazy free agents lol thats 2021 offseason

      serge theocserge theoc13 ditë më parë
    • I’m a lakers fan and I don’t think we’ll repeat.. NBA season will be crazy with all the free agents this offseason

      Murrland BabyyMurrland Babyy13 ditë më parë
  • There was a guy that worked in the lakers front office by the name of magic johnson that once said “ ... I’m not gon be here hehehe” The rest was history

    SSSS13 ditë më parë
  • yeah a bubble champion nobody cares about the nba i don't ! let me enjoy sports without politics! politics don't mixed with anything!

    J. CruzJ. Cruz13 ditë më parë
    • @Asian Hippie that was for the other guy btw

      Gerson RodriguezGerson Rodriguez13 ditë më parë
    • @Asian Hippie they just mad and making excuses you could ignore it and still watch the game

      Gerson RodriguezGerson Rodriguez13 ditë më parë
    • I dont big fan of politic stuff too, but u certainly missed out this playoff, they really played highest quality basketball in the bubble

      Asian HippieAsian Hippie13 ditë më parë
    • see ya. bubble was some of the best ball ive seen in a while.

      Andrew DurandAndrew Durand13 ditë më parë
  • watch my videos for the offseason!!!!

    TheBrotasticBroTheBrotasticBro13 ditë më parë
  • the thing is that they got the opportunity and covid came.... it makes a difference. next year nba isnt gonna be as smooth for them as this time around

    Nomon MunirNomon Munir13 ditë më parë
    • @Gerson Rodriguez you realize you spelled it wrong first? Causal

      Jason ReyesJason Reyes13 ditë më parë
    • @Gerson Rodriguez Your a casu

      Jaden Lammy WhiteJaden Lammy White13 ditë më parë
  • Lakers added lebron James and Anthony Davis. That’s how the Lakers did it. Now you don’t have to watch the video.

    D AndrewsD Andrews13 ditë më parë
    • Thank you but I'll still watch. Lakers use same rules as everyone else. No one complained about Kawhi and "Petty Pandemic" Paul George going to the Clippers.

      person 1person 112 ditë më parë
    • To build a solid team is thanks to Lebron

      Alex KanyimaAlex Kanyima12 ditë më parë
    • True

      Achim WitcousticAchim Witcoustic13 ditë më parë
    • @Andy Kruzan It still has to work on the court. Just ask the Clippers.

      KENNYDREADKENNYDREAD13 ditë më parë
    • That’s a fact!!! Money bought this championship!!!

      Andy KruzanAndy Kruzan13 ditë më parë
  • Lakers have come a long way since their Startling Lineup was once Jordan Clarkson, Wayne Ellington, Ryan Kelly, Tarik Black and Robert Sacre.

    Scruff D0gScruff D0g13 ditë më parë
    • bruh you should hear yourself man, you guys are so spoilt, it was like 3 yrs ago man

      Haashem MalikHaashem Malik8 ditë më parë
    • Everytime Robert Sacre score 10pts and 11rebs for a game.. I'd go out and celebrate

      Sonny DeeSonny Dee12 ditë më parë
    • But hey Jordan Clarkson is good

      TheoryofUltranTheoryofUltran12 ditë më parë
    • Those were some rough rough rough days 🌧

      Jdahprince 619Jdahprince 61912 ditë më parë
  • Move on, ESPN. Basketball season is over now. I doubt the NLCS and ALCS will get any coverage from this sports network. America is sick of the NBA which is why only 5 million watched the finals

    Tony PrestonTony Preston13 ditë më parë
    • Baseball is pretty boring tho, so idk

      Awesome MasterAwesome Master13 ditë më parë
    • what is the nlcs and alcs?

      Andrew DurandAndrew Durand13 ditë më parë
  • Lmao most teams don’t Get a free agent like Lebron after being such trash.

    rvinrvin13 ditë më parë
    • Th

      rvinrvin12 ditë më parë
    • ​@Awesome Master Disagree. LeBron would've held Ben accountable and helped him reach his true potential.

      AA12 ditë më parë
    • @Sosa 007 lebron James would not have fit well alongside Ben Simmons and there wouldn’t have been any roster flexibility

      Awesome MasterAwesome Master13 ditë më parë
    • @Awesome Master 76ers did have the cap space actually. LeBron said that was one of the first teams he looked at

      Sosa 007Sosa 00713 ditë më parë
    • @Awesome Master 76ers, rockets, trailblazers?. They all had better built teams.

      Jonathan GreatJonathan Great13 ditë më parë
  • George harrison told us how, it's gonna take time, and money, plenty money

    DirkDirk13 ditë më parë
  • I want another Lakers dynasty

    Eddie SanchezEddie Sanchez13 ditë më parë
  • Back on top where they belong

    De la fuenteDe la fuente13 ditë më parë
    • @lony walnut ok and

      Ayuub NurAyuub Nur13 ditë më parë
    • @lony walnut they had room for 2 free agents before LeBron tho

      Sosa 007Sosa 00713 ditë më parë
    • they should still be bottom feeders bought legm created cap space

      lony walnutlony walnut13 ditë më parë
  • Don’t credit the Lakers, credit the Southern Cali weather that’s responsible for a good amount of there chips

    Peter SmithPeter Smith13 ditë më parë
    • Funny, the lakers front office deserves all the credit, and if you don’t think so you’re in denial

      Awesome MasterAwesome Master13 ditë më parë
    • @Andrew Durand lol you’re so misguided

      Awesome MasterAwesome Master13 ditë më parë
    • so true. LA aint special. rich people just want the weather.

      Andrew DurandAndrew Durand13 ditë më parë
    • You sound big mad ! Respect the greatness of our city and our franchise ! Salute

      Burymeinakobebryantnumber8Burymeinakobebryantnumber813 ditë më parë
    • legm

      lony walnutlony walnut13 ditë më parë
  • But weren’t the LA Clippers meant to be the greatest team in history?? smh

    George PatrickGeorge Patrick13 ditë më parë
  • Everyone doubted the Lakers, now they hating on them

    MJ ArboledaMJ Arboleda13 ditë më parë
  • Early gang where you at

    Benjamin DuverglasBenjamin Duverglas13 ditë më parë
  • Wish the heat won

    Jj BoiiiJj Boiii13 ditë më parë
  • First

    Jj BoiiiJj Boiii13 ditë më parë
  • First

    Poem2kPoem2k13 ditë më parë
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