Los Angeles Teams

Raajik Shah ESPN 

First words from Magic regarding the Dodgers at halftime of the Lakers game... Wooo! We're in the World Series!!

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson lets out a big "whooooo!" upon meeting with media to talk about Dodgers' win.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

Because the best record in baseball now determines home-field advantage in the World Series, the Dodgers will host World Series Games 1 and 2 against either the Yankees or Astros.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Dave Roberts said he expects Corey Seager back for Game 1 of the World Series.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts on Enrique Hernandez's historic NLCS Game 5 performance: "Tonight it was his night to shine."

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Dave Roberts said his first thought after clinching was for Clayton Kershaw: "For how long he's been a Dodger and how much he's wanted to get to a World Series."

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

Dave Roberts says the first thing that comes to mind in his excitement over reaching the World Series is Clayton Kershaw and how long he has been a Dodger waiting for this moment to arrive.

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Perez: Dodgers are 'very complete team' (2:28)
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Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

They're turning off the lights at Wrigley, but Dodgers fans are in no hurry to go home as a 'Let's Go Dodgers!' chant breaks out on the concourse.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball's first basket as a Laker comes with 4:49 left in second on a 3-pointer. But moments later, Ball tried dribbling by Patrick Beverley, who stripped Ball clean near halfcourt for an easy layup. Earlier in the game, Ball crossed-over Beverley, who whiffed while going for the steal.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Here are the Dodgers' NLCS Championship shirts from Majestic and Fanatics.

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Taylor delivered huge for Dodgers (2:34)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

There are some little things Lonzo Ball does that will make his coaches and teammates love him. At one point, Ball threw a pass ahead of Larry Nance Jr., who caught up to the pass on the way to the paint but it seemed to catch him off guard and he pulled back out and passed it away. Ball immediately raised his arms in a shooting motion seeing that Nance could've driven for a basket or foul if he kept going. Ball and his teammates are still learning one another but you can see how Ball will lead teammates to the basket. On another play, Brandon Ingram missed on a drive and fell hard. Ball followed in to try to rebound but the Clips rebounded and raced down court. Ball landed near Ingram and extended his hand and waited to make sure Ingram got up and was OK. Things like that and the passing will make teammates love playing with Ball more.

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Magic Johnson on trying to watch the Dodgers and the Lakers at the same time tonight.

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Hernandez just 10th with 3 playoff homers

Enrique Hernandez had just 11 regular-season home runs for the Dodgers, but powered his way into postseason lore with three homers Thursday as Los Angeles clinched its first World Series berth since 1988.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

For the second year in a row, there are co-NLCS MVPs with Dodgers Justin Turner and Chris Taylor sharing the award after L.A.'s 4-1 series victory.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate at Wrigley Field.

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Culberson's grab finishes off Game 5 (0:22)

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Dave Roberts and Tommy Lasords share a tender moment.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

The Los Angeles Dodgers advance to the World Series for the 5th time since 1977.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Happy Dodgers fans:

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Magic Johnson reminiscing about Los Angeles in 1988 when the Lakers won the NBA championship and the Dodgers win the World Series.