By Sonya Mitchell
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Lakers celebrated their latest NBA Championship with 250,000 people at a giant parade. But last night, they had a far more intimate party at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. The private event was quite the VIP scene, featuring only the players, their families and a handful of celebrity fans enjoying performances from Kanye West and Lil Wayne. We caught up with some of the stars on the Lakers-appropriate purple carpet.
Hiding behind the twin towers that are Pau Gasol and Luke Walton, we found "Twilight" star Ashley Greene, who found parallels between the cast of "New Moon" and the Lakers team.
"Everyone kind of came together and came out on top," she clarified. "Our cast works really hard and we all work really well together. We're all kind of a family. The Lakers are the same."
She had some sound advice for her castmate Robert Pattinson, who was hit by a cab in New York as he attempted to run across the street to escape a gaggle of fans. "Don't run in the streets Rob!"