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Kevin Garnett has special shoes just for the Lakers

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It’s how the league rolls now — big star in a big game, then you need the special edition shoes. Lakers vs. Celtics Sunday, that is big. So Kevin Garnett, what you got? KG and Chinese shoe company Anta teamed up for the subtly named “Beat L.A.” shoe. Notice on the tongue of the shoe [more]

Lakers and Celtics, from the new Lakers championship DVD

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The new Lakers 2010 NBA Champions DVD is out this week — get your copy at the NBA store — and as always the production value is outstanding. Like this great synopsis of the Lakers and Celtics rivalry. [more]

NBA finals, Lakers Celtics Game 7: Ron Artest leading the break in slow motion

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When Kobe was cold in the first quarter (and the second, and the third and…) the one Laker that stepped up consistently to make plays was Ron Artest. Here he is in the second quarter with the steal and layup to tie the game at the time. Artest made a number of plays this series [more]

NBA finals, Lakers Celtics Game 7: Live chat

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<a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=64874c0913″ >NBA Finals, Lakers Celtics Game 7</a> [more]

NBA finals, Lakers Celtics Game 7: Sheed will start for Boston and other pregame notes

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Some notes we jotted down before the game while walking around Staples Center watching Derek Fisher’s pregame ritual of shooting flat-footed jumpers: * Rasheed Wallace will start for the Celtics. * He said that Sheed creates some spacing problems for the Lakers, pulling the limping Bynum away from the basket and forcing him to move [more]