NBA Finals: LA Lakers vs Boston Celtics Live Stream (Free Online Video)
Los Angeles Lakers vs Boston Celtics Live Stream: On Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers showed that defense wins Championships as they defeated their greatest NBA rival Boston Celtics 102-89 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Staples Center.
“I think people forget how good we are defensively,” said Lakers forward Lamar Odom.
Not surprisingly, Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to victory with his game-high 30 points (10-for-22 shooting), seven rebounds and six assists. . Pau Gasol also had a magnificent all-around game with 23 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks while Ron Artest finished with 15 points in his NBA Finals debut, a lot of it came from beyond the arc.
The Celtics’ big four all finished with double figures. Pierce, Garnett and Rondo finished with 24, 16 and 13 points respectively while Rey Allen who only played 27 minutes because of foul trouble, scored just 12 points. He picked up his fifth foul late in the third quarter.
Game 2 of the 2010 NBA Finals will still be played in Los Angeles. The game starts at 8:00 p.m. ET.
UPDATE: The Celtics managed to defeat the Lakers 103-94 at Staples Center to tie the series to one game a piece.