Boston sports fans have been treated to championships from all four of their major pro sports teams in the last seven years. A writer reflects on the way it is and the way it was in his hometown.
They were one game away from a second title in three years, but another run by Boston's Big Three won't happen without more bold waves of Danny Ainge's magic offseason wand.
The names change, but the dynamic doesn't. Whether it's Russell vs. Chamberlain or Garnett vs. Bryant, the Celtics and the Lakers have been struggling for NBA supremacy for decades.
After a decade of riches in Boston, a market correction seems inevitable.