Date: 6/17/2008

There's losing and then there's being emasculated by your rival with the NBA championship on the line. The latter happened to the Lakers in Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals. In Game 5, the Lakers had shown enough perseverance to force a Game 5 and prevent Boston from celebrating on the floor of the Staples Center. All of that perseverance went out the window in Game 6 though. The Celtics set a record for margin of victory in an NBA Finals-clinching game (39 points). Kevin Garnett losing it during his postgame interview was just a bit of salt added on the wound.