'If you lose, it's a nightmare'

Kurt Rambis reflects on Game 7 of the 1984 Finals in Boston

Updated: June 17, 2010, 12:08 PM ET
By Kurt Rambis | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

It's a little fuzzy now -- all the details from 1984.

I just remember walking into Boston Garden that night knowing it just doesn't get any better than this; that a game like this is what I'd dreamed about my entire life. We knew it was going to be a war because of what was at stake.

There's nothing like Lakers-Celtics. If you compare it to the Lakers playing against Orlando last year, it's just not the same. These two teams have this hatred and animosity for each other because they've ...

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