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Video Caption Contest: Lakers forward Ron Artest's news conference goes down among the greatest

June 18, 2010 |  8:29 pm

I mentioned in detail how wildly entertaining Lakers forward Ron Artest became in the locker room as the teams celebrated its 2010 NBA championship. I also made available the transcript of Artest's hilarious postgame news conference. But it's one thing to read the lunacy, and it's quite another to watch it unfold on video.

Obviously, winning a ring meant the world to Artest, from the standpoint of his competitive nature to his wanting to prove he belonged with the Lakers while hoping to add a positive chapter to what started as an adversarial career. And for reporters and fans, he never fails make us laugh and wonder about his random thought process. I'm curious what everyone's initial reaction was when they watched the news conference. The best reaction will be featured in tomorrow's links post.

--Mark Medina

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