History of the Celtics vs. Lakers Rivalry ~ BitterSweetLife

Saturday, June 07, 2008

History of the Celtics vs. Lakers Rivalry

In case you're thinking about watching game 2 on Sunday, check out this slice of classic NBA history. Even before Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, the Celtics and Lakers were bitter rivals. Apparently no two NBA teams have a more interwoven and storied past:

In our modern sports lexicon, we carelessly bandy about the word “Dynasty”. If 3 in a row or four in a decade is considered a dynasty, then those early Celtics were an uber-dynasty...

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