Found June 18, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the underdog Indiana Pacers 116-111 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to capture the title 13 years ago this Wednesday on June 19, 2000. Concluding the regular season with a mark of 67-15, Lakers’ superstars Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant dominated throughout the 1999-2000 campaign. Backed by solid ballplayers Derek Fisher, Rick Fox, Robert Horry, Brian Shaw and Ron Harper, a 28-year-old O’Neal and 21-year-old Bryant led the Lakers to their first crown since 1988. With legendary head coach Phil Jackson directing the unit, Los Angeles managed to win 19 consecutive contests and finished … Continue reading →
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