The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Boston Celtics in the NBA finals 8 times.
Los Angeles Lakers played 29 times in the NBA Finals while 20 times for the Boston Celtics.
5 times with Minneapolis Lakers and 9 times with the Los Angeles Lakers.
As of the end of the 2009-10 season, the Los Angeles Lakers lead the league in amount of NBA finals played with 31.
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 Minneapolis/ Los Angeles Lakers have been to the NBA Finals a record 31 times, winning 16 times.
The Los Angeles Lakers have beaten the Boston Celtics three times in the NBA Finals: in 1985, 1987 and 2010.
the lakers and celtics met in the NBA finals eleven times.
The Lakers went to the NBA Finals seven times in the 1980's.
The Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers have lost in the championship finals 15 times.