The 2010 NBA Finals once again brings together the greatest rivalry in NBA history. For the 12th time, the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics will square off for the right to be crowned NBA champions.
It's the second time in three years these cross-country rivals will tangle. A matchup between the two most storied franchises in league history is great for the league. So far, the Celtics hold a lopsided all-time edge, winning nine of 11 Finals showdowns.
The renewed rivalry got us thinking about the 11 occurrences and how they rank all time. Here's a look at the best of the NBA's best rivalry.