With the Los Angeles Lakers winning Game 4 in Orlando, fans began feeling like the championship is now within reach.
The Lakers need only win of the next three games and they will be NBA champs.
With a championship a real possibility now, fans began celebrating in the streets of East Los Angeles.
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Fans were seen rocking cars that were stopped at the intersection of Whittier Blvd. and Clela Avenue in the heart of East L.A.
After about a half hour, the Sheriff's Department with the help of the California Highway Patrol moved in and began to disperse the crowd estimated at about 2000 people.
Game 5 is scheduled for Sunday in Orlando.