The Lakers have lost 15 NBA Finals. They made it to a total of 31 NBA Finals, and won 16 of them.
The Lakers went to the NBA Finals seven times in the 1980's.
the lakers have been there 30 times and the celtics have been there 38 times
I'm pretty sure it twice. The lakers are 2-8 verse the celtics in the finals.
The Lakers franchise has won 16 world championships.
3 times 2000-2002
The two franchises have met 12 times for the NBA Championship, with the Celtics having the overall advantage 9-3.....The 3 Laker victories have occurred out of the last 4 meetings between the two........
Magic Johnson has appeared in the NBA Finals 9 times (all with the Lakers), in the following years:1980 - defeated the Philadelphia 76ers (was Finals MVP)1982 - defeated the Philadelphia 76ers (was Finals MVP)1983 - lost to the Philadelphia 76ers1984 - lost to the Boston Celtics1985 - defeated the Boston Celtics1987 - defeated the Boston Celtics (was Finals MVP)1988 - defeated the Detroit Pistons1989 - lost to the Detroit Pistons1991 - lost to the Chicago Bulls