Throughout the course of NBA and sports history, no two teams have played each other more for a shot at a championship.
Through each generation of games, great players and moments have evolved into making this such a storied rivalry.
Players like Bill Russell, Elgin Baylor, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird offer just a small sampling of the people who helped make this rivalry so great.
And lest we forget coaches Red Auerbach, Phil Jackson, Pat Riley, K.C. Jones and more.
With the amount of games played, talented athletes and minds, something special always seems to happen.
These are the Top 10 Greatest Lakers/Celtics NBA Finals Moments.