Rebuilding a Rivalry

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February 20, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash (10) moves the ball against the defense of Boston Celtics power forward Jeff Green (8) during the second half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

*Note: The Celtics questions were answered by Trey Adell (@treyadell) from Hardwood Houdini.

It’s only been three years since the Los Angeles Lakers won a championship, and five for the Boston Celtics, but things have changed — drastically. Both teams are known for being perennial championship contenders, having a historic rivalry, and, at times, having questionable fans. Now, the Celtics are tanking — even though their team denies it — and the Lakers may not make the playoffs after Dwight Howard’s departure. With both teams most likely being in a world of hurt, we answer some of the major questions going into the season.

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Tags: Boston Celtics Brad Stevens Dwight Howard Featured Kelly Olynyk Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Mike D'antoni Popular Rajon Rondo

  • Jim213

    Got doubts about this one…