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Havlicek is 71 now.

None of The Big Three is half his age. All were All-Stars this season. Allen and Garnett have one year left on their contracts and Pierce has three years to go.

“We feel good about who we are and what we’re doing,” Allen said, “and then one day we’ll say, ‘OK. it’s over,’ and that’s when we’ll talk about it and we’ll be able to reflect over what we’ve done.

“But right now, we’re never going to sell ourselves down (the) river. It’s a great opportunity to win games, win a lot of games, and continue to do it for many more years.”

Starting over, they hope, on Saturday.