Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers Tickets
About Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics have been playing each other since they first met in 1948. These two teams have the won the most NBA Championships so it’s no wonder why the competition between continues to be so intense. Fans can’t wait for when the Lakers play the Celtics, so tickets sell out fast. Find out when the two teams are set to battle on the court next and get tickets to see the rivalry live. Cheap Celtics vs Lakers tickets are available now.
Lakers vs Celtics Rivalry
The Lakers Celtics rivalry is one of the most famous in all of sports, not just in the basketball world. The Boston and Los Angeles teams have played each other over 300 times over the years. The Celtics hold more wins vs the Lakers in the regular season and in playoffs. After seeing each other in the NBA Finals so much other the years, the rivalry between the teams grew very strong even to the current NBA season. When the teams played each other in the 80’s, there was Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and more all on the same court. Basketball fans paid a lot just to see those basketball greats play on the same court which grew the ticket prices for those games up. Today, NBA fans still get excited when the Celtics and Lakers games are on the schedule which mean the rivalry has held up decades later.
The two teams have met each other in the NBA Finals many times since the 1959. Boston won that year and continued to see the Lakers in the finals throughout the 1960’s. In 1962, the first game seven of the finals between the franchises occurred making it a memorable game. The Celtics won in overtime by just three points. The teams saw each other in the NBA Finals five more times during the 1960’s with the Celtics winning all of them. It wasn’t until 1985 when the Lakers finally beat the current reigning Champions in the NBA Finals. 2010 was the last time the team’s saw each other in the NBA Finals. The Lakers won that year with Kobe Bryant coming out as MVP and a back to back NBA Champ. Who knows when the two long rivals will be on the same court in the NBA Finals again, but basketball fans can’t wait to find out!