Here's a list of what we think is the best rivalries in NBA

1.

Celtics - Lakers rivalry

Boston

Celtics

-

Los Angeles

Lakers

302 Reader votes 1 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
2.

Knicks - Nets rivalry

New York

Knicks

-

Brooklyn

Nets

85 Reader votes 2 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
3.

Lakers - Clippers rivalry

Los Angeles

Lakers

-

Los Angeles

Clippers

87 Reader votes 3 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
4.

Celtics - Heat rivalry

Boston

Celtics

-

Miami

Heat

54 Reader votes 4 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
5.

Bulls - Knicks rivalry

Chicago

Bulls

-

New York

Knicks

75 Reader votes 5 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
6.

Celtics - 76ers rivalry

Boston

Celtics

-

Philadelphia

76ers

39 Reader votes 6 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
7.

Heat - Knicks rivalry

Miami

Heat

-

New York

Knicks

37 Reader votes 7 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
8.

Bulls - Heat rivalry

Chicago

Bulls

-

Miami

Heat

64 Reader votes 8 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
9.

Bulls - Pistons rivalry

Chicago

Bulls

-

Detroit

Pistons

83 Reader votes 9 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
11.

Lakers - Pistons rivalry

Los Angeles

Lakers

-

Detroit

Pistons

33 Reader votes 11 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
12.

Knicks - Pacers rivalry

New York

Knicks

-

Indiana

Pacers

58 Reader votes 12 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
13.

Heat - Pacers rivalry

Miami

Heat

-

Indiana

Pacers

36 Reader votes 13 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
14.

Mavericks - Spurs rivalry

Dallas

Mavericks

-

San Antonio

Spurs

67 Reader votes 14 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
15.

Lakers - Spurs rivalry

Los Angeles

Lakers

-

San Antonio

Spurs

60 Reader votes 15 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
16.

Celtics - Knicks rivalry

Boston

Celtics

-

New York

Knicks

61 Reader votes 16 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
21.

Lakers - Kings rivalry

Los Angeles

Lakers

-

Sacramento

Kings

43 Reader votes 21 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
22.

Lakers - Suns rivalry

Los Angeles

Lakers

-

Phoenix

Suns

31 Reader votes 22 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
24.

Spurs - Suns rivalry

San Antonio

Spurs

-

Phoenix

Suns

22 Reader votes 24 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
26.

Lakers - 76ers rivalry

Los Angeles

Lakers

-

Philadelphia

76ers

29 Reader votes 26 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
27.

Celtics - Hawks rivalry

Boston

Celtics

-

Atlanta

Hawks

35 Reader votes 27 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
28.

Bulls - Pacers rivalry

Chicago

Bulls

-

Indiana

Pacers

35 Reader votes 28 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
31.

Lakers - Rockets rivalry

Los Angeles

Lakers

-

Houston

Rockets

18 Reader votes 31 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
32.

Celtics - Pistons rivalry

Boston

Celtics

-

Detroit

Pistons

23 Reader votes 32 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
33.

Knicks - Nuggets rivalry

New York

Knicks

-

Denver

Nuggets

22 Reader votes 33 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
34.

Knicks - 76ers rivalry

New York

Knicks

-

Philadelphia

76ers

34 Reader votes 34 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
35.

Bulls - Cavaliers rivalry

Chicago

Bulls

-

Cleveland

Cavaliers

82 Reader votes 35 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
36.

Pistons - Pacers rivalry

Detroit

Pistons

-

Indiana

Pacers

30 Reader votes 36 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
37.

Hawks - Magic rivalry

Atlanta

Hawks

-

Orlando

Magic

24 Reader votes 37 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
38.

Jazz - Rockets rivalry

Utah

Jazz

-

Houston

Rockets

28 Reader votes 38 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
39.

Heat - Magic rivalry

Miami

Heat

-

Orlando

Magic

43 Reader votes 39 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
40.

Lakers - Trail Blazers rivalry

Los Angeles

Lakers

-

Portland

Trail Blazers

27 Reader votes 40 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness
41.

Mavericks - Rockets rivalry

Dallas

Mavericks

-

Houston

Rockets

54 Reader votes 41 RW rank
0 Game intensity 0 Competitiveness

Vote, for the best rivalries in the NBA

Celtics - Lakers
Knicks - Nets
Lakers - Clippers
Celtics - Heat
Bulls - Knicks
Celtics - 76ers
Heat - Knicks
Bulls - Heat
Bulls - Pistons
Lakers - Pistons
Knicks - Pacers
Heat - Pacers
Mavericks - Spurs
Lakers - Spurs
Celtics - Knicks
Lakers - Kings
Lakers - Suns
Spurs - Suns
Lakers - 76ers
Celtics - Hawks
Bulls - Pacers
Lakers - Rockets
Celtics - Pistons
Knicks - Nuggets
Knicks - 76ers
Bulls - Cavaliers
Pistons - Pacers
Hawks - Magic
Jazz - Rockets
Heat - Magic
Lakers - Trail Blazers
Mavericks - Rockets