Lakers & Celtics: Classic Rivalry Renewed

Foes throughout the 1980s, Boston and L.A. meet for the first time since 1987.

2008 NBA Finals

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The Lakers' former home, the Great Western Forum, lacked the quirks and tradition of the old Boston Garden, but it certainly housed its fair share of big moments, from the Lakers' title runs to Rolling Stones concerts to a number of Olympic events in 1984.

And, of course, it did have Jack Nicholson sitting courtside at all those games. (Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

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