LeBron, Lakers back in NBA Finals after holding off Nuggets

By: AFP September 27,2020 - 12:04 PM

LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates with teammates after their win against the Denver Nuggets in Game Five of the Western Conference Finals during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on September 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. | Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

The Los Angeles Lakers, fueled by a triple-double from superstar LeBron James, beat the Denver Nuggets 117-107 on Saturday to reach the NBA Finals.

With the win in the league’s quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida, the Lakers completed a 4-1 victory over the Nuggets in the best-of-seven Western Conference finals.

They team is back in the championship series for the first time since 2010 and will take on the winners of the Eastern Conference finals between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat.

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