The franchise won their 17th title in a year marked by COVID-19 and the death of its icon, Kobe Bryant. "The NBA invested more than $150 million in the bubble to protect its players from the coronavirus so that it could crown a champion, and it was the ageless Lebron James, at 35, who outlasted the competition. But he couldn’t have done it without Anthony Davis, who looked so at ease in the bubble after looking so lost in Charlotte. Together, they emerged victorious from the longest season in NBA history." Ben Golliver opines in The Washington Post.