The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Boston Celtics in the NBA finals 8 times.
I'm pretty sure it twice. The lakers are 2-8 verse the celtics in the finals.
the lakers have been there 30 times and the celtics have been there 38 times
The Los Angeles Lakers have beaten the Boston Celtics three times in the NBA Finals: in 1985, 1987 and 2010.
The 2010 NBA Finals marked the 12th championship meeting between the Celtics and the Lakers. Boston has won nine times.
The Celtics went to the Finals 20 times losing ONLY 3 times.
The Lakers went to the NBA Finals seven times in the 1980's.
about 16 times