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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Celtic and Lakers
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Lakers and Celtics
Lakers and Celtics
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Celtic and Lakers
Celtic and Lakers
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Celtic and Lakers
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Lakers and Celtics
Celtic and Lakers
Kobe Bryant, right, and Lamar Odom, middle, anchored the 2008 Los Angeles Lakers for the bulk of the year, but it wasn't until the late-season acquisition of Spanish 7-footer Pau Gasol, left, from the Memphis Grizzles that "Showtime" glory returned to L.A.

Bryant, Odom and Gasol stand for the national anthem prior to the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Garden Arena February 29, 2008 in Portland, Oregon. (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

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