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Dan Shaughnessy

NBA Finals dream ends, along with an era

Goodbye to a season, and to the (new) Big Three

MIAMI - No more loud nights at the Garden. No ride down Thunder Road to play Oklahoma City in the NBA Finals.

The Last Roundup for Boston’s fabled (new) Big Three was Saturday night at AmericanAirlines Arena near South Beach. The much-maligned Miami Heat came up big in crunch time and defeated the Celtics, 101-88, in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.

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