Magic Johnson hysterically lamented the Celtics passing the Lakers in all-time NBA titles

magic johnson hysterically lamented the celtics passing the lakers in all-time nba titles

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The Boston Celtics officially have more NBA championships than the Los Angeles Lakers.

While the Lakers won a title in the defunct National Basketball League in 1948, Los Angeles only boasts 17 titles from its time in the NBA.

After winning Game 5 of the 2024 NBA Finals on Monday night over the Dallas Mavericks, the Celtics officially passed the Lakers with an 18th league championship in franchise history.

Lakers legend Magic Johnson didn't seem too thrilled about the reluctant passing of the torch from one legacy team to the other, and he was quick to mention that on Twitter (X) right after the game.

The Lakers will undoubtedly want to even the score in the years to come to get that 18th NBA championship.

For now, the Celtics will have the bragging rights until something changes.

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