Heat fall to LeBron, Lakers, who win record-tying 17th NBA title

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By RADIO.COM

Two nights after one of the greatest games in NBA Finals history, Game 6 of the 2020 NBA Finals wasn't ever really competitive, as LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers blew out the Miami Heat to win the title.

James led all scorers in the series-clinching victory, scoring 28 points, while dishing out 10 assists and grabbing 14 rebounds. Anthony Davis also added 19 points and 15 rebounds in a 106-93 victory, securing his first title in his initial campaign with the Lakers.

Elsewhere, eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard won his first NBA title, while Danny Green won his third with as many teams and Rajon Rondo became just the second player in NBA history to win titles as both a member of the Lakers and the Boston Celtics.

James was named the series MVP, making him the first player in NBA history to win a Finals MVP with three different franchises. He won two as a member of the Heat, one as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers and now one as a Laker.

James was named the series MVP, making him the first player in NBA history to win a Finals MVP with three different franchises. He won two as a member of the Heat, one as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers and now one as a Laker.

The series win takes on additional significance in 2020, as Kobe Bryant, who some view as the greatest player in franchise history, was tragically killed in a helicopter crash in January.

With a fourth NBA Championship, James moves within one of Bryant, who won five NBA titles during his Hall of Fame career. James, who will turn 36 in December, still trails Michael Jordan by two titles.

2019-20 marks the Lakers' 17th overall NBA title, tying them with the Boston Celtics for the most in the history of the league.

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