Two of the four teams that have the most rings in NBA history will be measured in the 2022 Finals. boston celtics and the Golden State Warriors The
NBA Finals 2022: How many times have the Warriors and Celtics played and how many championships have they won?
Two of the four teams that have the most rings in NBA history will be measured in the 2022 Finals. boston celtics and the Golden State Warriors They begin the series on Thursday in San Francisco, seeking to succeed the Bucks as champions of the best basketball in the world.
It will be a repeat of the 1964 Finals, when Bill Russell and Red Auerbach’s Celtics beat Wilt Chamberlain’s Warriors in five games, in the second year after the team moved from Philadelphia, in the last full season before Wilt asked to return to the City of Brotherly love, but with the 76ers.
The 1964 ring was the seventh for the Celtics, a figure that the Warriors could reach if they win this championship, 58 years later.
How many Finals appearances and how many championships have the Boston Celtics won?
The Celtics are the winningest franchise in NBA history, tied with the Lakers. They have 17 championships in 21 Finals appearances.
Most titles came in a span between 1957 and 1969, when Bill Russell gave them 11 championships. They won two more in the seventies, they were reborn in the eighties, but from 1987 to date they only won one.
FINALS WON BY THE BOSTON CELTICS: 1957 (4-3 vs. Hawks), 1959 (4-0 vs. Lakers), 1960 (4-3 vs. Hawks), 1961 (4-1 vs. Hawks), 1962 (4-3 vs. Lakers), 1963 (4-2 vs. Lakers), 1964 (4-1 vs. Warriors), 1965 (4-1 vs. Lakers), 1966 (4-2 vs. Lakers), 1968 (4-2 vs. Lakers), 1969 (4-3 vs. Lakers), 1974 (4-3 vs. Bucks), 1976 (4-2 vs. Suns), 1981 (4-2 vs. Rockets), 1984 (4-3 vs. Lakers), 1986 (4-2 vs. Rockets), 2008 (4-2 vs. Lakers).
FINALS LOST BY THE BOSTON CELTICS: 1958 (2-4 vs. Celtics), 1985 (2-4 vs. Lakers), 1987 (2-4 vs. Lakers), 2010 (3-4 vs. Lakers).
How many Finals appearances and how many championships have the Golden State Warriors won?
The franchise, which was born in Philadelphia in 1946/47, is 6-5 in the Finals, although only two championships date from its time on the East Coast. Fun fact: They were the first champions of the Basketball Association of America, the forerunner of the NBA.
FINALS WON BY THE WARRIORS: 1947 (4-1 vs. Chicago Stags), 1956 (4-1 vs. Fort Wayne Pistons, 1975 (4-0 vs. Washington Bullets), 2015 (4-2 vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, 2017 (4-1 vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2018 (4-0 vs. Cavaliers).
FINALS LOST BY THE WARRIORS: 1948 (2-4 vs. Baltimore Bullets), 1964 (1-4 vs. Celtics), 1967 (2-4 vs. 76ers), 2016 (3-4 vs. Cavs), 2019 (2-4 vs. Raptors).