Lakers Lookback: L.A. Thwarts Boston Celtics in Game 7 Thriller

With the Lakers and Celtics set to do battle once again this afternoon, now is a good chance to look back at one of the most famous moments in this historic rivalry. While this game took place just two years ago, it will go down in history as one of the greatest moments in the history of the Los Angeles Lakers.

It was June 2010, and the Lakers and Celtics had each won three games against one another. This set up the ultimate climax – Game 7 at the Staples Center with the NBA championship on the line. The winner would instantly earn basketball immortality, while the loser would spend forever wondering what could have been.