the lakers have been there 30 times and the celtics have been there 38 times
the lakers and celtics met in the NBA finals eleven times.
The Lakers went to the NBA Finals seven times in the 1980's.
5 times with Minneapolis Lakers and 9 times with the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Lakers have lost 15 NBA Finals. They made it to a total of 31 NBA Finals, and won 16 of them.
I'm pretty sure it twice. The lakers are 2-8 verse the celtics in the finals.
Lebron James lead Cleveland to 5 consecutive appreances in the playoffs, 2006-2010.
The Lakers franchise has won 16 world championships.