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The Los Angeles Lakers made history on Sunday night (October 11) by demolishing the Miami Heat in Game 6 and winning the franchise's 17th National Basketball Association (NBA) title, thereby tying the Boston Celtics for the most in NBA history. Read More

Lakers' Davis relishes first NBA title after turmoil, trade
Orlando , United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis didn't let his long-awaited first shot at a National Basketball Association (NBA) title get away.... Read More

LA Lakers crush Miami Heat to capture 17th NBA title
Orlando, United States (AFP) — The Los Angeles Lakers, fuelled by superstar LeBron James's triple-double, dominated the Miami Heat 106-93 on Sunday to win a record-equalling 17th National Basketball Association (NBA) Championship but their first in a...... Read More

Heat edge Lakers in thriller to keep NBA title dream alive
ORLANDO, United States (AFP) — Jimmy Butler's triple-double propelled Miami to a 111-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday that kept the Heat alive in the NBA Finals.... Read More

Lakers poised to become NBA champions

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, October, 9 2020    

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and its respective bubble is nearing a very successful and entertaining end while the 'bubble-less' National Football League (NFL), just four weeks deep into the season, has already suffered a mild disruption due to the current... Read More

James, Davis put Lakers on brink as Miami downed

Thursday, October, 8 2020    

Orlando , United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers moved within one win of a 17th National Basketball Association (NBA) championship on Tuesday with a 102-96 victory over the Miami Heat. Read More

Relentless Butler propels Heat to game 3 win over Lakers

Tuesday, October, 6 2020    

Miami, United States (AFP) — The Miami Heat, fuelled by a 40-point triple-double from Jimmy Butler, clawed their way back into the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals with a 115-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Read More

James, Davis, propel Lakers to second-straight win over Heat

Sunday, October, 4 2020    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis and LeBron James powered Los Angeles to a 124-114 victory over Miami Heat on Friday that put the Lakers two wins away from their first NBA title since 2010. Read More

It's a Lakers - Heat NBA finals

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, October, 2 2020    

Twenty -twenty has been a tumultuous year (to say the least) and several things have negatively affected our daily lives, most specifically the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Lakers, Heat prepare for battle as NBA odyssey reaches climax

Wednesday, September, 30 2020    

Orlando , United States (AFP) — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers begin the final challenge in their bid to return to the summit of basketball today when they take on the Miami Heat team in game one of the National Baskeball Association (NBA)... Read More

Heat scorch Celtics to reach NBA Finals clash with Lakers

Tuesday, September, 29 2020    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — The Miami Heat poured it on in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 125-113 on Sunday and book a NBA Finals showdown with the Los Angeles Lakers. Read More

LeBron powers Lakers past Nuggets into NBA Finals

Monday, September, 28 2020    

Miami, United States (AFP) —The Los Angeles Lakers, fuelled b y a triple-double from superstar LeBron James, beat the Denver Nuggets 117-107 on Saturday to reach the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals. Read More

Celtics rally to beat Heat, stay alive in NBA play-offs

Sunday, September, 27 2020    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — The Boston Celtics roared back in the second half to beat the Miami Heat 121-108 on Friday to stay alive in the NBA play-offs. Read More

Lakers hold off Nuggets, take 3-1 series lead

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

ORLANDO, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 60 points as the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers seized control of their Western Conference finals series with a 114-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday. Read More

NFL Season/NBA play-offs

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, September, 25 2020    

A high-scoring week 2 of National Football League (NFL) action, during which most games had at least one team scoring 30+ points, provided insight into what this season has to offer but also had a slew of injuries that cast a shadow on the activities. Read More


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