With LeBron James and the Heat prevailing in a tightly contested seven-game series, Boston has been sent home for the summer, but the NBA drama will continue in the Finals with a young Oklahoma City Thunder team waiting.
Meanwhile, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has some decision-making to do. The Big 3 of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen may have played their final game together in Celtics green, and a busy offseason awaits trying to find the pieces to prime the C's for another run next season.
NESN.com's Celtics beat writer Ben Watanabe stopped by the podcast to chat with NESN Nation's Dan Duquette and break down the ending to the Celtics-Heat series. They also discussed the upcoming NBA Finals matchup for the Heat, who can be the X-factor for Kevin Durant's Thunder and revisited their preseason NBA Finals predictions.
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