Is the Celtics vs Lakers the best rivalry in the NBA?

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  1. Alphadogg16 profile image90
    Alphadogg16posted 5 years ago

    Is the Celtics vs Lakers the best rivalry in the NBA?

  2. Miller2232 profile image61
    Miller2232posted 5 years ago

    When you consider the Championships the two Franchises have accumulated and the great basketball players that played for both Franchises, yes, its the best rivalry in the NBA.

  3. prospectboy profile image87
    prospectboyposted 5 years ago

    I would say yes it is. My personal favorite rivalry was the Bulls and Knicks during the early and mid 90's.

    1. Miller2232 profile image61
      Miller2232posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I wrote a Hub about the Rivalry and the Knicks-Pacers as well.

    2. prospectboy profile image87
      prospectboyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Cool. I'm gonna have to read it.

  4. billypetty22 profile image59
    billypetty22posted 5 years ago

    I think it used to be the best rivalry in the NBA in the days of Magic and Bird, and it kind of got revived four-five years ago when the teams met in the finals. However both of these teams are not even at the top of their conference. Lakers are a below .500 team and Celtics are getting old fast. Because of that there's no way this is the best rivalry in the NBA. I almost feel as though there is no good rivalry in the NBA right now. Maybe if the Knicks and Nets meet in the playoffs a few times, but the league really only has a few good teams that are strides ahead of the others. to a point where the NBA is not watchable until the playoffs.

  5. EJ Lambert profile image73
    EJ Lambertposted 5 years ago

    Over the length of time, yes it is by far the best in NBA history.  However, if we're talking right now, I don't think there is a more anticipated matchup than the Bulls and Heat.  It is always a grudge match, playoff-like atmosphere between two teams that despise each other for the few hours they're on the court.


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