there have been 62 championships 33 combined wins by the lakers and the celtics Celtics-17 Lakers-16
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3. The Celtics have won 9 against the Lakers.
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The Boston Celtics currently have the most with 17 championships,while the Lakers are right behind them with 15.
Celtics have won 17 championships, and Lakers 16 - the two teams with the most championships. So yes, in many ways they are the most successful franchises in the NBA.
The Celtics have 17 Championships. :)
As of June 2010, the Boston Celtics have 17 NBA championships while the LA Lakers have 15. These numbers will change soon as both teams are currently playing in the NBA Finals with another ring on the line.
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The two teams with the most NBA Championships are the Los Angeles Lakers & the Boston Celtics.The Lakers have 16 & the Celtics have 17.
If you're asking about a team, it's the Celtics at 17 championships, with the Lakers close with 16 championships. However, if you're asking about a player, It's Bill Russel with 11. He's a big reason the Celtics have won that many championship, and The Celtics are a big reason he's won so many championships.
The Lakers and the Celtics, who have won 33 combined NBA titles, have played against each other in the NBA Finals 12 times. Boston took the first eight meetings, winning in 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969 and 1984. The Lakers rebounded with back-to-back wins in 1985 and 1987. But the Celtics renewed the rivalry in the 21st century with a championship in 2008. The Lakers rebounded in the 2010 Finals, outlasting the Celtics in seven games.