Lakers fans celebrate NBA title foxsports Oct 20, 2016 at 5:01p ET Police response The LAPD was on high alert as fans took to the streets around Staples Center after the Lakers closed out their Game 5 win. Taking it to the streets Not everybody was out of hand, some just wanted to celebrate. Fire starters Others were more intent on destruction, here setting fire to a statue outside the Staples Center. Flipping out And then there were these guys, who smashed the windshield of this police car before attempting to flip it. The LAPD says five officers were hurt in the fracas. Read all about it Lakers fans pose by a burning newspaper stand after L.A.'s victory. They might just see themselves in future editions.