With the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs already underway with the Chicago Blackhawks taking a commanding 2-0 lead over the Philadelphia Flyers, sports fans are gearing up for the 2010 NBA Finals. The 2010 NBA Finals will feature 2 of the most storied franchises in all of professional sports, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics. Between them, the Celtics (17) and Lakers(10) have combined for a total of 27 NBA Championships. This classic Rivarly began in the 1980’s as the Boston Celtics and/or the LA Lakers played in every NBA Finals, combining for 7 championship during the decade. The rivarly was forever immortalized in the classic Magic Johnson vs Larry Bird Video Game in the 1980’s.
The 2010 rivarly has been reborn as petulant Kobe Bryant and his LA Lakers will look to take home NBA Finals title number 11 against Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, Paul Pierce, and Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics. This series will be loaded with superstars, big names, and likely big drama. If you think the East Coast vs West Coast rivarly is big just wait until all the egos on the floor duke it out for NBA supremacy starting with NBA Finals Game 1 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The series will return to Boston for Game 3 of the NBA Finals on June 8th, 2010.
Tickets for the NBA Finals are already in huge demand with 2 teams in major sports markets appearing together in the championship for the first time in a number of years. Despite this Free Ticket Classifieds has a number of tickets to the NBA Finals surprisingly affordable. If you plan on being in the Los Angeles area check out our selection of Lakers NBA Finals Tickets or for those of you in Boston, check out the selection of Celtics NBA Finals Tickets.