Celtics Vs. Lakers: Schedule, TV Info And More

The Celtics and Lakers reignite their storied rivalry Sunday afternoon with a new twist — both teams are scrambling for playoff position.

Two teams trying to cling to the glory years of 2010 face off in the NBA's vaunted Sunday Showcase on ABC when the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers continue the league's most storied rivalry. The Celtics and Lakers' best days are pretty much behind them at this point, but there's still no love lost between these two, and Kobe Bryant and Rajon Rondo love performing on a national stage.

In the midst of all the March Madness hullabaloo, attention has been diverted from the Celtics' and Lakers' slide from the elite teams of the NBA. The Lakers have been overtaken in their division by the Los Angeles Clippers despite the season-ending injury to Chauncey Billups, and the Celtics are scratching and clawing with the New York Knicks for the Eastern Conference's final playoff spots. Because of the two teams' surprising mediocrity and the lockout-shortened season, every game the Celtics and Lakers play has increased importance, and this one is no different.

Game Date/Time: Sunday, 3:30 p.m. ET

Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles

TV: ABC (National)

For more on these two teams, be sure to check out CelticsBlog, SB Nation Boston, Lakers blog Silver Screen And Roll and SB Nation Los Angeles.

Latest News

In This Article

Teams
Players
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.