Summary and statistics for the NBA Finals - Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers. Box Score - Los Angeles Lakers () vs. Boston Celtics () - June 9, The NBA playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's –87 season. The tournament concluded with the Western Conference champion Los Angeles Lakers defeating the Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics 4 games to 2 in the NBA versant.usons: Los Angeles Lakers (10th title). NBA Finals: L.A. Lakers 4, Boston 2 Magic Maneuvers Lakers Past Celtics For the game, he made 5-of-6 from "Ainge range." Magic countered for Los Angeles with 29 points, 12 assists, eight.
March 11, This was the fifth playoff meeting between these two teams, with the Hawks winning three of the first four meetings. Los Angeles Lakers , Boston Celtics Conference Semifinals. Market Square Arena , Indianapolis. Los Angeles Lakers , Boston Celtics Ratings NBA Finals.
Defeated the 3 Detroit Pistons , 4—3. Go Ad-Free. Bird -BOS The Celtics plan for Game 2 was to concentrate on stopping Magic Johnson. Cooper, Michael.
Bird caught the in bounds pass from Johnson, turned, and put up a fall-away jumper as time expired. Atlanta Hawks 98, Detroit Pistons The Celtics took it right to the Lakers, controlling the boards and taking a lead into halftime. Seattle SuperSonics 94, Dallas Mavericks One of the most memorable moments of the playoffs occurred in the final moments of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals when, with Boston down , Isiah Thomas had his inbounds pass stolen by Larry Bird , who passed to Dennis Johnson for the game-winning layup. Los Angeles Lakers , Boston Celtics Dennis Johnson.