'For Kobe': The best reactions to LeBron, Lakers as Lake Show takes the West

Sep 27, 2020

MANY tweets pointed out the chilling coincidence: Eight months to the day since Kobe Bryant lost his life in a tragic accident, his team overpowered the Nuggets, 117-107, to cruise into the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade.


For LeBron James, it's familiar territory. It's his tenth appearance in the Finals.

Awe over LeBron’s strong-armed performance poured into Twitter. Early on in the game, San Antonio legend Manu Ginobili even threw him a compliment, saying, “We take him for granted so often.”

The word 'LeBron' ruled Twitter, with more than 350,000 tweets on the platform as of posting. 'Kobe' also trended on Twitter.

So did Kyle Kuzma — and not in a good way. As has been the case in the past few games in this series, Kuz has been on the receiving end of some good-natured roasting.

But in the end, those tweets don’t matter. What matters is that Kuz, along with the rest of the purple and gold, will be heading into the NBA Finals.

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For Kobe

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But heads up, boys. Kobe would be proud

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The Lakers will face the winner of the Miami-Celtics matchup in the Eastern Conference. The Heat lead the series 3-2, and have an opportunity to close out the series when they meet tomorrow morning (Sunday night, Orlando time).

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