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Lakers News: Magic Johnson Discusses Possible Renewed Rivalry With Celtics

July 12th, 2017 at 4:15 PM
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The Los Angeles Lakers rivalry with the Boston Celtics is one of the best in all of sports, as they have faced each other in the NBA Finals many times, with both teams being on the winning side of multiple occasions.

The rivalry was at an all-time high in the 1980s, when Magic Johnson and Larry Bird were the two best players in the league. The two teams met in the Finals three times in the 1980s, with the Lakers winning two of those matchups.

After a 20-year hiatus, the rivalry was renewed, when the Kobe Bryant-led Lakers squared off against the Celtics in both the 2008 and 2010 NBA Finals, with the Celtics winning the first time, and the Lakers taking the second …

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