Basketball NBA Teams Most Rings

The NBA Finals is a seven-game series between the eastern and western conference champions at the end of the NBA postseason. The winner of the NBA Finals is declared the NBA Champion for that season and is awarded the Larry O’Brien Trophy, as well as a coveted championship ring. Many teams have won multiple times, but which has the most NBA Championship rings?

Currently, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers are tied for the most NBA Championship rings at 17 each.

The Boston Celtics won in 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1974, 1976, 1981, 1984, 1986, and 2008.

The Los Angeles Lakers won in 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010, and 2020.


Teams With Most NBA Rings

TeamChampionships
Boston Celtics17
Los Angeles Lakers17
Chicago Bulls6
Golden State Warriors6
San Antonio Spurs 5
Detroit Pistons 3
Philadelphia 76ers3
Miami Heat3
New York Knicks2
Houston Rockets2
Milwaukee Bucks2
Atlanta Hawks1
Washington Wizards1
Oklahoma City Thunder1
Sacramento Kings1
Cleveland Cavaliers1
Portland Trailblazers1
Dallas Mavericks1
Toronto Raptors1

FAQ

Who has the most rings in the NBA right now?

Among players, LeBron James has the most rings in the NBA currently, with four NBA Championships. He won with the Miami Heat (2012, 2013), Cleveland Cavaliers (2016), and Los Angeles Lakers (2020). Among coaches, Steve Kerr has won five rings as a player and three as a coach, giving him a total of eight NBA Championship rings. He won rings as a player with the Chicago Bulls (1996-1998) and the San Antonio Spurs (1999, 2003), and also as a coach for the Golden State Warriors (2015, 2017, 2018.)

Which team has the most NBA rings?

Both the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers have each won 17 championships, tying the franchises for the most NBA Championship rings all-time. The Boston Celtics won in 1957, eight in a row from 1959-1966, 1968, 1969, 1974, 1976, 1981, 1984, 1986, and 2008. The Los Angeles Lakers won in 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010, 2020.