They went to the finals in 2008 and now in 2009. They did not win in 2008
The Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic
Boston 131, L.A. Lakers 92
The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers played in the = 2008 NBA Finals =
They played the Orlando Magic and beat them 4-1
Boston Celtics defeated L.A. Lakers 4 games to 2
they had a rematch from the 2008 finals and beat the Boston Celtics in 7 games
Boston defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2008 NBA Finals, four games to two.
The Lakers won the 2008-09 and 2009-10 NBA Championships, which were the first ones after the Shaq trade.
The Boston Celtics won, beating the LA Lakers 4 games to 2.
The Beat LA chant started in the 2008 NBA Finals vs the Lakers.