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Celtics center Bill Russell, left, holds a corsage sent to the locker room as he and coach Red Auerbach celebrate after defeating the Lakers to win their eighth straight NBA championship in 1966. (AP)
Celtics center Bill Russell, left, holds a corsage sent to the locker room as he and coach Red Auerbach celebrate after defeating the Lakers to win their eighth straight NBA championship in 1966. (AP)

As the Boston Celtics prepare to meet the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Championship Series, we take a look at the historic rivalry between the two teams.

Guests:

  • Bill Littlefield, host, Only A Game
  • Gary Washburn, Boston Globe sports writer

This program aired on June 2, 2010.

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