The past 12 months have been nothing but emotional for the Los Angeles Lakers.

The organization lost one of its all-time greats in January when Kobe Bryant and his daughter were among the victims of a helicopter crash. Then, players had to endure nearly 100 days in a bubble during a world-changing pandemic to win a 17th championship.

On Tuesday, all of the events of the past year were brought together and recognized when the players and staff were presented with their championship rings.

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