Do you remember when Kevin Garnett was called "The Kid"?
Yeah, me neither. Time sure does fly.
The 2007-2008 NBA season gave rise to one of the greatest trios in modern sports in the form of the Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen triumvirate in Boston. The Big Three yielded almost immediate results and propelled Boston back to the top of the NBA elite.
Age, however, seems to have finally quelled the three-headed monster in Boston.
While it's not quite time to drop the curtain on the Big Three in Boston there is certainly an aching need to surround the veteran superstars with a better supporting cast than what it is currently available to them in Bean-town.
At 7-9, the Celtics still have shot at the playoffs, but the turn around has to happen now and it will take a good amount of help to engineer that type of run.
Here are five players that could help the Big Three get the Celtics back on track for the playoffs in 2012.