The two teams have come face to face in the NBA Finals 11 times in the last 50 years, making Thursday's game their twelfth meetings in the finals.
The Lakers are aiming to repeat their 2009 finals performance, where they beat out the Orlando Magic. However, the Celtics conquered the Lakers in the 2008 finals, so a 2010 win would be sweet revenge for Laker fans.
Also, a 2010 finals victory for the Lakers means a fifth NBA title for Kobe, who has yet to cross Boston off his bucket list.
You can catch Game 2 of the NBA Finals on ABC7. Coverage begins at 4:30 p.m.
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