10 Most Brutal NBA Rivalries Of All Time
6. Los Angeles Lakers – Philadelphia 76ers
The Lakers are probably the biggest Western Conference rival for the 76ers. They met in the NBA finals in 1980, ’82, and ’83, with the Lakers winning the first two and Philly winning the last one. In the 2001 NBA Finals, Philly beat L.A. in surprising fashion during Game 1 on the road, but the Lakers quickly ended the series winning four in a row. Both are now in the midst of major rebuilding phases.
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