NBA Finals: Game 7
Drawing a crowd
Boston's Rajon Rondo looks to pass the ball against the defense of Lakers forward Ron Artest during Game 7 of the NBA finals on Thursday in Los Angeles. The Lakers triumphed 83-79 to win their 16th championship.
Give me that!
Boston Celtics forward Glen Davis tries to knock the ball away from Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant in the second half of Game 7.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom attempts a shot while being fouled by Boston's Rasheed Wallace, right, and defended by Tony Allen during the second half.
Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce, below, hits Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol in the face as they go for a rebound during the first half.
Trying to get free
Boston guard Paul Pierce (34) tries to get past the Lakers' Ron Artest as Kevin Garnett sets a screen during the third quarter. Pierce led the Celtics with 18 points.
Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett tries to push his way past Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol during the second half.
Let's get physical
Lakers forward Ron Artest grapples with Celtics forward Paul Pierce as the two exchange words during the second quarter. Both players were called for technical fouls.
Sliver of daylight
Lakers star Kobe Bryant passes while being defended by Celtics players Kevin Garnett (5) and Paul Pierce during Game 7 on Thursday. Bryant led all scorers with 23 points and was named NBA finals MVP.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol goes up for a rebound as Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett looks on during the first half of Thursday's game. Gasol finished with 18 rebounds to go with 19 points.
Eye on the prize
Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen reaches out for a loose ball as the Lakers' Ron Artest and the Celtics' Paul Pierce look on during the first half.
To the rim
Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum goes to the basket while getting pressured by Boston's Kevin Garnett, right, Paul Pierce, left, and Rasheed Wallace during the first half.
Big Baby on the move
Boston Celtics forward Glen Davis shoots as he is defended by Lakers forward Pau Gasol in the first half. Kevin Garnett, right, and Ron Artest watch the action.
Lakers star Kobe Bryant is pressured by Boston players (from left) Ray Allen, Glen Davis and Paul Pierce during the first half.
Time to shine
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant react as the ball bounces away as the final seconds of Game 7 tick off the clock on Thursday.
On top of the world
Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest reacts after the Lakers beat the Boston Celtics in Game 7 on Thursday. Artest was a big contributor with 20 points, five rebounds and five steals.
To the victors go the spoils
Kobe Bryant holds up the championship trophy as he celebrates with his Lakers teammates following Thursday's Game 7 win over the Celtics.