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National Basketball Association rivalry between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers. Wikipedia

  • Boston Celtics

    American professional basketball team based in Boston. The Celtics compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division. Wikipedia

  • List of Los Angeles Lakers seasons

    American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California that competes in the National Basketball Association , which was formerly called the Basketball Association of America (BAA). Since 1999, the Lakers have played their home games at Staples Center. Wikipedia

  • Los Angeles Lakers

    American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles. The Lakers compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Western Conference Pacific Division. Wikipedia

  • 76ers–Celtics rivalry

    National Basketball Association rivalry between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics. The two teams have the most meetings in the NBA playoffs, playing each other in 21 series (and the 1954 Eastern Division Round Robin), with the Celtics winning 14 of them. Wikipedia

  • National Basketball Association rivalry between the Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks. The Celtics and Knicks are two of only three remaining charter franchises (the other being the Golden State Warriors) from the inaugural Basketball Association of America, which began operations in 1946. Wikipedia

  • National Basketball Association rivalry between the Boston Celtics and the Detroit Pistons. The two teams played each other in the NBA playoffs five times from 1985 to 1991, with Boston winning in 1985 and 1987, and Detroit winning en route to three consecutive NBA Finals appearances from 1988 to 1990. Wikipedia

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    • The Boston Celtics and the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers alone own almost half of the titles, having won a combined 34 of 74 championships (with 17 apiece).List of NBA champions-Wikipedia
    • Boston and Los Angeles teams of other professional sports have met in the championship rounds, popularizing the "Beat L.A." chant and the hashtag "#BeatLA".Super Bowl LIII-Wikipedia
    • The media, hoping to recreate a Magic–Bird rivalry, highlighted the similarities between "Air" Jordan and Clyde "The Glide" during the pre-Finals hype.Michael Jordan-Wikipedia
    • The 2008 Finals saw a rematch of the league's highest profile rivalry, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers, with the Celtics winning, for their 17th championship.National Basketball Association-Wikipedia
    • Going into the 1984 playoffs, the Lakers had already won 2 titles in the 1980s and the Celtics 1, making the revival of the Celtics–Lakers rivalry arguably inevitable and certainly highly anticipated.1984 NBA playoffs-Wikipedia
    • The Celtics–Lakers rivalry renewed on January 30, 2011 (at Los Angeles on ABC) and on February 10, 2011 (at Boston on TNT) in a rematch of the 2010 NBA Finals.2010–11 NBA season-Wikipedia

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