Boston’s big Three reunite as celtics retire Kevin Garnett’s No. 5 jersey

2022-04-27 0 By

The Boston Celtics retired their No. 5 jersey in honor of Kevin Garnett, who led the team to championships for six seasons at the North Shore Garden arena.Beijing, the Beijing news reported, Kevin garnett jersey retirement ceremony almost packed stadium, witness the celtics active players, such as former celtics coach doc rivers on video greeting, Paul Pierce, ray Allen, two old teammate is on the ground, two people embrace together with Kevin garnett in the middle of the field, let all the fans can’t help but think of “Boston’s big three” of good memories.The Boston Celtics retired Kevin Garnett’s No. 5 jersey at the North Shore Garden arena.Garnett looks at the jersey in the center of the court.In the summer of 2007, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen gathered in Boston to form the “Big Three.”In their first season together, the Celtics won the regular season championship with a record of 66-16. They defeated the Atlanta Hawks, The Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Detroit Pistons in the playoffs, and finally defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, led by Kobe Bryant, 4-2 in the Finals, helping the Green Team win the championship for the first time in 22 years.In the summer of 2010, the “Big Three” led the team to the Finals again, losing to the Lakers in Game 7.Garnett spent six seasons with the Celtics, from 2007 to 2013, helping the team reach two Finals and win one championship.From age 31 to 36, Garnett reached the final peak of his career with Boston, averaging 15.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.7 blocks in 396 regular-season games. He was a five-time All-Star and was named defensive Player of the Year in 2007-2008.Despite ray Allen’s early departure in the summer of 2012, the ending of the “Big Three” was not so perfect, and there was once a feud between Garnett and Ray Allen, but in this jersey retirement ceremony, the three met and reconciled.Ray Allen thanked his old teammate for inviting him back to North Shore Garden, and Garnett said, “It was a dream trip.If we had stayed healthy, we would have won more championships.”At the end of the ceremony, to cheers, Garnett and his two daughters pulled a rope to hoist a flag with a No. 5 jersey next to Pierce’s retired No. 34 jersey.Garnett, 45, wept as the jersey rose into the sky, saying goodbye to the green team.(after)