News: Los Angeles Lakers Win NBA Championship, Rappers Share Mixed Reactions
Thursday, Jun 17, 2010 11:54PM
The Los Angeles Lakers have won the NBA Finals after defeating the Boston Celtics and created a stir of Twitter reactions from rappers including Big Boi, Paul Wall, Lil Jon, DJ Drama and more over their accomplishment.
OutKast's Big Boi celebrated the win and applauded all of the Laker fans.
"Great f*ckin game , Congrats to all u laker d*ck riders!!!!" (Big Boi's Twitter)
Texas' Paul Wall gave props to the Lakers' Ron Artest who won his first NBA championship.
"Congrats to my boy artest u showed a lot of maturity and growth the past couple years homie. Real happy for u bro." (Paul Wall's Twitter)
Southern producer Lil Jon also celebrated Artest's accomplishment but was critical of the game's refereeing.
"OT GONA LIE IM GLAD MY BOY ARTEST GOT A RING! THAS MY NINJA! BUT THOSE F*CKIN REFS WAS CALLN SOME BULLSH*T ON BOSTON! F*CK THAT!" (Lil Jon's Twitter)
DJ Drama showed his admiration to the Boston Celtics who forced a Game 7 in Los Angeles.
"Celtics played a h*ll of a series... Them boys deserve credit..." (DJ Drama's Twitter)
Bow Wow took notice of Kobe Bryant's celebration after the win.
"Im sorry man, but kobe jumps on table and celebrates like MJ did. Pumps fist? Holds up 5? Be you dawg." (Bow Wow's Twitter)
Lakers fanatic Chamillionaire poked fun at the Celtics fans.
"I KNOW A LOT OF YALL HATE ME RIGHT NOW BECAUSE I'M RIGHT AGAIN!!!!! ITS OK! I FORGIVE YOU ALL FOR PICKING THE WRONG TEAM!!!!!!" (Chamillionaire's Twitter)
R&B singer Ashanti was a little upset by the Lakers' victory, however, still sent out her congratulations.
"Awwwwww maaaaan d*mn gina!!!! GREAT game!!! We got it next time!! Congrats lakers!!" (Ashanti's Twitter)
The victory has reportedly caused a stir of celebrations throughout the Los Angeles area.
Hundreds of extra Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies have been deployed along Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles to help prevent violence after the Lakers' 83-79 victory Thursday night over the Boston Celtics. Sheriff's Capt. Mike Parker said there had been no arrests reported during the game but that Whittier Boulevard between Eastern and Garfield avenues would be closed to vehicle traffic until the post-game festivities ended. (Los Angeles Times)