the lakers and celtics met in the NBA finals eleven times.
The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Boston Celtics in the NBA finals 8 times.
The 2010 NBA Finals marked the 12th championship meeting between the Celtics and the Lakers. Boston has won nine times.
the lakers have been there 30 times and the celtics have been there 38 times
The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers have met 11 times in the NBA Finals. The Boston Celtics have dominated the match-up winning 9 times.
The Los Angeles Lakers have beaten the Boston Celtics three times in the NBA Finals: in 1985, 1987 and 2010.
Los Angeles Lakers played 29 times in the NBA Finals while 20 times for the Boston Celtics.
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.
The Lakers have played against the Celtics two times within the 2012 - 2013 National Basketball Association season. So far, the Lakers have won once against the Celtics, and vice versa. The two teams are tied at 1 - 1.
Yes the played 9 times:1959,1962-63,1965-66,1968-69,1984-85 and 1987 Celtics and Lakers have played 11 times in the NBA Finals. They played in the years listed above as well as in 2008. Celtics won 9 of the 11 meetings including the most recent one in 2008.
The Celtics went to the Finals 20 times losing ONLY 3 times.