How many championships have the Celtics won against the lakers?
If you're asking about a team, it's the Celtics at 17 championships, with the Lakers close with 16 championships. However, if you're asking about a player, It's Bill Russel with 11. He's a big reason the Celtics have won that many championship, and The Celtics are a big reason he's won so many championships.
The Lakers and the Celtics, who have won 33 combined NBA titles, have played against each other in the NBA Finals 12 times. Boston took the first eight meetings, winning in 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969 and 1984. The Lakers rebounded with back-to-back wins in 1985 and 1987. But the Celtics renewed the rivalry in the 21st century with a championship in 2008. The Lakers rebounded in the 2010 Finals, outlasting the Celtics…
The Celtic-Laker Rivalry is the oldest, most famous, and (in my opinion) the best rivalry in the NBA. Championships: Celtics: 17 Lakers: 16 Finals Appearances: Celtics: 20 Lakers: 30 Division Titles: Celtics: 27 Lakers: 31 Missed Playoffs how many times: Celtics: 10 Lakers: 5 All-Time Winning %: Celtics: 59.4 Lakers: 61.8 So, overall, Lakers because of their numbers and better players. Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles_Lakers http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Celtics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Celtics_seasons