Within minutes of the final whistle, thousands of fans stormed the Staples Center and its surroundings to celebrate the victory of their team. blow of « Kobe » scands with motion and yellow and purple fireworks, the fans lived a hectic night and one that will remain grave in their memory. Putting aside the time of a few hours all the concerns of this year 2020, they would have almost forgotten the barrier gestures. Thus, global pandemic obliges, the authorities of the city decided in agreement with the franchise of the Lakers not to organize a parade for the return of the heroes. 10 years after the last title, all that the Cit des Anges is to be able to (re) see this famous trophy Larry O’Brien and to be able to live a communion with the players. While waiting to see the evolution of the health crisis, Los Angeles will have to take its troubles patiently before seeing J.R. Smith shirtless. What a pity !
We cannot wait to celebrate our NBA title with our fans. After consulting with the City and the County, we all agree that a joyful and inclusive public celebration will take place as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, thank you again, Lakers Nation, for your support!
– Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) October 13, 2020
We look forward to celebrating our NBA title with our fans. After consulting with the city and county, we all agree that a public and joyful celebration will take place as soon as it is possible to do so in safety. In the meantime, thank you again, Lakers Nation, for your support.