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The Celtics with a 50-32 record were the 2010 Atlantic Division Champs. Then proceeded as # 4 seed, and eliminated the #5 seed, the Heat in the 1st round. Then on to the semifinals where they defeated the Cavaliers in 6 games, and then the Celtics continued by beating the Magic in 6 games on the way to the NBA Finals. The Celtics accomplished this with a better record on the road than their record at home, a first in NBA history. They also became the 2nd team in NBA history to beat the NBA team with the best record, the Cavaliers, on their path to the NBA Finals. The Celtics were underdogs to the #1 seed Cavaliers and #2 seed Magic but in the end showed the strength and resilience by winning over both teams to secure their 21st trip to the 2010 NBA Finals
The Lakers with a 57-25 record ended the 2010 season as Pacific Division Champs. The Lakers as the #1 seed in the Western Conference defeated # 8 seed, the Thunder in 6 games in the 1st round. On to the Semifinals, they became the first NBA team in history to sweep the jazz moving on to Western Conference finals for their third time. This series against the Suns was a bit confusing as they won the 1st two games at home then lost the next two in Phoenix and won the fifth game at home as Artest made an awkward layup shot, after rebounding a shot missed by Bryant at the Buzzer for the win! Then the Lakers went back to Phoenix at beat the Suns at home as Bryant had 37 points and led the Lakers to their victory and third straight NBA Finals and the Lakers 31st appearance in the NBA Finals