Boston welcomed two of the Big Three back to Boston on Sunday night. The reception was much warmer than anything Ray Allen got upon his return to the TD Garden.
During the Celtics video tributes to Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett on Sunday night, the camera at one point zoomed in to the Celtics retired jersey banner where two empty squares remain.
How great was that 2008 Celtics championship?
The confetti, KG's 'anything is possible', the parade, the banner.
The Big Three made it possible.
Kobe Bryant is still a spectator these days, not expecting to return from the fractured bone in his knee until sometime in February.