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Police fire tear gas amid tensions with LA Laker fans after win

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Police used tear gas to disperse Los Angeles Lakers’ fans who had gathered around Staples Center to celebrate the team’s 17th NBA title. LeBron James’ side beat the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA final to secure the Lakers’ first championship in a decade. After 9 PM local time (04:48 GTM), LA Police had declared an unlawful assembly and had ordered fans to disperse.

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