For the 5th straight season we are not in it.. Let the Boston-LA finals rivalry begin again. Lets remind everyone that the Pistons have a mini finals rivalry with the Lakers facing them three times and winning 2. The Detroit Pistons record is 3-2 in the modern finals (the Fort Wayne Pistons were 0-2). The Celtics - Lakers have faced each other 11 times in the Finals with the Celtics holding a 9-2 lead...including 8 in a row between 1959 and 1984, as the 60's Celtics of Russell, the Jones Boys, Havilicek, Heinson and Cousy, repeatedly beat up the Lakers Baylor and West. We can discuss the finals games in this thread and those Sheed faithful can cheer him on as he tries to get his second ring and prevent Derek Fisher from getting his 5th ring.... One tidbit of info, anybody old enough to remember that in game 7 of the 1962 finals when Bill Russell had a double-double scoring 30 points and 40 rebounds!! I know our Pistons aren't there, but lets just let enjoy some basketball and let the games begin!!