The Lakers reached the NBA Finals for the 31st time and won the NBA championship 17 times. After all, the Los Angeles Lakers tied the Celtics and became one of the two teams with the most championships in NBA history. On the evening of the 11th, the NBA Finals played the sixth game. The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 106-93, and with a hearty victory, the total score was locked at 4 to 2, winning the championship this season.
This is a historic championship trophy from James, which carries the will of the late legend Kobe Bryant. The only “small flaw” maybe that they failed to win the championship trophy in the last game wearing a “black mamba” jersey.
In fact, after the last game, many fans on social networks questioned the Lakers’ “overconsumption” of Kobe. There are also many angry Lakers fans who blame James for not being able to keep the record of winning the “Black Mamba” jersey.
However, when the Heat tenaciously has rewritten the total score to 2 to 3, the Lakers are still a more promising team to win the championship.
An interesting statistic counts the subsequent victories of teams that have achieved a 3-1 lead in history-259 rounds of the series have had a 3-1 lead, and 155 rounds of the series have been directly promoted 4-1, with a winning percentage of 59.8 %. In the remaining 104 rounds of the series, 70 rounds of the series advanced 4 to 2, with a winning percentage of 67.3%. In the remaining 34 rounds of the series, 21 rounds of the series were promoted to the tiebreaker, and the winning rate was still 61.8%.
Of course, historical data cannot influence the outcome of the game. It is the players themselves that really determine the outcome. As the core of the Lakers, James maintained a very good mentality after losing the last game. “For me now, I have always maintained a stable mentality. I live in the moment regardless of the high light or low point.”
“We can play better, learn from the loss, and show the difference.”
As James said, the Lakers in the sixth game really have a new look-coach Vogel replaced the starting lineup, replaced Howard with Caruso, gave up the advantage of height to strengthen the ball and speed.
Such a change also gave James more room for breakthroughs in the first quarter. Although James felt hot on the outside in the last game, James strengthened his breakthrough offense today. From the beginning of the game, he was badly confronted by the body, carrying the defender to score.
In the first quarter of the game, James used his strength to score 9 points, and scored 5 rebounds and 3 assists. More importantly, he did not make a single turnover in the first quarter. On the offensive end, James turned into “King-James”. On the defensive end, Anthony Davis, who played with injuries, set up a solid barrier on his own. No matter it is Adebayor, Claude, or Shiro, it is difficult to break through and score at the basket.
In contrast to the Heat, when the Lakers completed their changes on both ends of the offense and defense, they lost their previous toughness and strength. Especially the team’s core Jimmy Butler, he is under the Lakers’ mark, there is not much room to break through the offense. The teammates who felt hot in the previous game also failed to continue their offensive momentum.
Because of the huge contrast between the two sides, the Lakers took an 8-point lead 28-20 in the first quarter.
In the second quarter of the game, Rondo completed a breakthrough layup and shot an open three-pointer at the beginning, which completely opened the Lakers’ offensive horn. Anthony Davis withstood the soreness of his right heel contusion, hit consecutive shots, and even completed dunks with Iguodala’s defense.
In the Lakers’ “wave” offense, the Heat was completely “lost”. It is not difficult to see the mentality change from the free throws they missed consecutively. Butler missed two free throws from three free throws in the first half, while Claude and Adebayor combined to miss five free throws.
With Popper’s strong two three-pointers, the Lakers opened the point difference to 30 points in the first half. Finally, 64 to 36, with a 28-point lead back to the locker room.
It is worth mentioning that the 28-point halftime difference is also the second-largest halftime difference in the history of the NBA Finals.
In the second half of the game, the Lakers did not leave the Heat with more counterattack opportunities-at the end of the third quarter, the Lakers still led by 29 points. Although the Heat hit a 7-0 climax in the fourth quarter, the Lakers stabilized their position and did not let the victory slip away again. So far, the Lakers won the 17th championship trophy in team history, and this is a very different one. Not only because the team reached the top in a special environment and schedule under the new crown epidemic, but also because they have been fighting with Kobe’s will.
As James and Davis have repeatedly emphasized before, “This season is to fight for Kobe.”
Germany starts ordering 2022 vaccines, local leaders suggest approval of Chinese vaccines
German Health Minister Jens Spahn revealed on Saturday (30th) that the country has now begun to order the 2022 vaccine, because the spread of the variant new coronavirus may require an increase in the dose in the future.
According to Reuters news on the 31st, Spann said in a video conference for medical staff on the 30th that Germany is currently ordering 2022 vaccines, and at least some of them must be obtained first because no one knows whether there is a need to increase the number of vaccine injections in the future, or In order to maintain immunity to the new coronavirus, vaccines must be purchased in advance as a preventive measure. Spann said that 2.3 million people out of the 83 million German population have received the first dose of vaccine, but because vaccine manufacturers such as AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Modena, and other vaccine manufacturers suddenly announced reductions in production, European governments faced a shortage of vaccines. Both are quite a headache. The German government has set up a new vaccination task force, and it is also expected to convene federal and local government representatives, pharmaceutical companies, and EU representatives for a vaccine meeting on the 1st.
Germany, as the largest economy in Europe, stalled during the second blockade in November. Many Germans envied the faster vaccination rates in Britain, Israel, and other countries. The German federal government has continuously received criticisms of too slow vaccination progress. German media described the government vaccine program as a “scandal.” Public opinion surveys show that people’s satisfaction with the government’s epidemic prevention has dropped to 49%, the lowest point since the epidemic.
Before the meeting of the new vaccination working group, some powerful regional leaders in Germany also expressed dissatisfaction with the federal epidemic prevention and control measures. The governor of Bavaria, Markus Soeder, put forward a new proposal that requires the federal state to allow the state to have more say in the supply of vaccines to the groups most in need. Soder said, “We need an emergency vaccine economy system, and the country must formulate clear rules,” he called on the authorities to consider approving Chinese and Russian vaccines for use in other European countries.
According to reports, as of the 30th, Germany had 13,321 new cases and 794 deaths in a single day, with a total of more than 2.21 million confirmed cases and 56,000 deaths. Although the number of cases per 100,000 people has dropped by 3 in the past 7 days to 91 cases. The government stated that the number must be less than 50 cases to prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed. In addition, the German Ministry of the Interior said that due to the growing domestic concerns about the mutant virus, it is currently preparing to impose restrictions on the entry of passengers from the United Kingdom, Brazil, and South Africa.
The U.S. and Russia reach an agreement on extending the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty
On January 26, US President Biden had a telephone conversation with Russian President Putin for the first time after taking office. The Russian Kremlin stated that the two sides agreed to extend the arms control agreement “New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty,” and the US White House also said that the two sides will work on extending the treaty.
Russian Satellite News Agency quoted the Kremlin News Service on the 26th as saying that Putin and Biden reached an agreement on extending the “New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty” during a telephone conversation. The source said: “In the near future, both parties will complete all necessary procedures to ensure that this important international mechanism for mutual restriction of nuclear weapons continues to take effect.”
Reuters reported on the 26th that the White House did not immediately confirm the Kremlin’s statement. However, the White House issued a statement saying that the leaders of the United States and Russia agreed to let their working groups urgently start work on the extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
The United States and Russia signed the “New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty” in 2010, which aims to limit the number of strategic nuclear warheads and delivery vehicles deployed by the two countries. After the US-Russia “China-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty” expired in 2019, the “New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty” became the only arms control treaty between the two countries. The treaty will expire on February 5, 2021, but the validity of the treaty can be negotiated between the two countries It will be extended at most 5 years later. In 2020, the United States and Russia launched several rounds of negotiations on the extension of the treaty. In October of that year, the two sides proposed to extend the treaty for one year but ultimately failed to finalize the details.
U.S. COVID-19 patient dies hours after vaccination
A person infected with the new coronavirus in California, USA, died a few hours after being vaccinated with the new coronavirus on the 21st. The cause of death has not been identified, and it is not clear whether the deceased was vaccinated with Modena or Pfizer.
According to Fox News, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office in California announced on Saturday (23rd) that a resident who tested positive for the new coronavirus in December 2020 will be vaccinated on January 21, 2021. Received the vaccine, but died a few hours later.
The sheriff’s office said that at present, many local, state, and federal agencies are actively investigating the case. It is too early to talk about the cause of death, and the results of the investigation are still pending.
According to the report, it is still unclear whether the vaccine for the deceased was Moderna or Pfizer.
According to previous reports, a report issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the 22nd showed that as of January 10, a total of 4,041,396 people in the United States had received the first dose of the covid vaccine developed by Modena in the United States, and a total of 1,266 cases of adverse effects were reported Reaction events (adverse reaction rate is about 0.03%), including 10 allergic reactions. Previously, the center reported that as of December 23, 2020, a total of 1,893,360 people in the United States had received the first dose of Pfizer’s covid vaccine, and a total of 4,393 adverse events were reported, including 21 allergic reactions.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, in the past month, an average of 423 people died of new coronavirus every day in California. The state has currently recorded 36,362 deaths.