Factbox: List of last 25 NBA champions

LOS ANGELES (BestGrowthStock) – The Los Angeles Lakers won the Larry O’Brien Trophy on Thursday with a 4-3 series win over the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association’s best-of-seven championship series.

Here is a list of the last 25 NBA champions:

2009 – Los Angeles Lakers def. Orlando Magic 4-1

2008 – Boston Celtics def. Los Angeles Lakers 4-2

2007 – San Antonio Spurs def. Cleveland Cavaliers 4-0

2006 – Miami Heat def. Dallas Mavericks 4-2

2005 – San Antonio Spurs def. Detroit Pistons 4-3

2004 – Detroit Pistons def. Los Angeles Lakers 4-1

2003 – San Antonio Spurs def. New Jersey Nets 4-2

2002 – Los Angeles Lakers def. New Jersey Nets 4-0

2001 – Los Angeles Lakers def. Philadelphia 76ers 4-1

2000 – Los Angeles Lakers def. Indiana Pacers 4-2

1999 – San Antonio Spurs def. New York Knicks 4-1

1998 – Chicago Bulls def. Utah Jazz 4-2

1997 – Chicago Bulls def. Utah Jazz 4-2

1996 – Chicago Bulls def. Seattle SuperSonics 4-2

1995 – Houston Rockets def. Orlando Magic 4-0

1994 – Houston Rockets def. New York Knicks 4-3

1993 – Chicago Bulls def. Phoenix Suns 4-2

1992 – Chicago Bulls def. Portland Trail Blazers 4-2

1991 – Chicago Bulls def. Los Angeles Lakers 4-1

1990 – Detroit Pistons def. Portland Trail Blazers 4-1

1989 – Detroit Pistons def. Los Angeles Lakers 4-0

1988 – Los Angeles Lakers def. Detroit Pistons 4-3

1987 – Los Angeles Lakers def. Boston Celtics 4-2

1986 – Boston Celtics def. Houston Rockets 4-2

1985 – Los Angeles Lakers def. Boston Celtics 4-2

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Factbox: List of last 25 NBA champions