Rings make memories sweeter

Reflections on the Lakers' title run and the moments we won't forget

Updated: June 21, 2010, 10:24 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

They did it.

And you'll never forget how they did it.

For years to come, whenever someone mentions the 2010 NBA Finals, you will instantly remember all the aftermath from Game 7 -- Kobe Bryant's face-consuming smile, Pau Gasol's title-prompted tears, Derek Fisher's champagne-soaked beard, Ron Artest's family reunion -- and think of what it looked like to see the Los Angeles Lakers reach the top of the mountain.

The Lakers achieved their singular mission by using ...

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