The 2009 Finals was the National Basketball Association championship series for the 2008-09 season. The best-of-seven playoff was contested between the Los Angeles Lakers, champions of the Western Conference and defending Western Conference champions, and the Orlando Magic, champions of the Eastern Conference. The Lakers defeated the Magic, four games to one, to win the franchise’s 15th championship. The 63rd edition of the championship series was played between June 4 and June 14 and was broadcast on ABC.
Bryant was named Most Valuable Player of the Finals.