Lakers vs. Celtics Game Draws Celebrity Fans to Courtside for Finals

From left, actors Chris Rock, David Spade, Kevin James and Adam Sandler watch the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics play during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball finals Thursday, June 3, 2010, in Los Angeles. AP Photo/Chris Carlson

From left, actors Chris Rock, David Spade, Kevin James and Adam Sandler watch the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics play during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball finals on Thursday, June 3, 2010, in Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Chris Carlson
NEW YORK (CBS) The best place to star gaze Thursday night wasn't at The Ivy or The Grove - it was at the Staples Center.

A bevy of celebrities were photographed sitting courtside at the Los Angeles arena, watching the Lakers play the Boston Celtics in the first game of the NBA finals.

Pictures: Famous Lakers Fans
Pictures: 2010 NBA Finals

Funny men Chris Rock, David Spade, Kevin James and Adam Sandler were photographed sitting together, while Staples Center staples Jack Nicholson (sitting with his daughter Lorraine) and Leonardo DiCaprio were also spotted at the game.

Other stars in attendance included Will Ferrell, Sylvester Stalone, Charlize Theron, Hilary Swank, Snoop Dogg and Jason Segal.

The Lakers, who are defending their 2009 championship win, beat the Celtics 102-89 in the first game of the finals.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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