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  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum reacts during the 2nd quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics walks off the court as the Golden State Warriors celebrate during the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates with the bench during the 3rd quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney drives away from Boston Celtics forward Grant Williams during the 3rd quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. Looney was called for an offensive foul. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Gary Payton II #0 of the Golden State Warriors shoots above Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics as Payton Pritchard #11 of the Boston Celtics and Otto Porter Jr. #32 of the Golden State Warriors look on during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Robert Williams III #44 of the Boston Celtics separates Marcus Smart #36 from Jordan Poole #3 of the Golden State Warriors as Gary Payton II #0 looks on during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum sits on the bench late in the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart look on late in the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors looks over Stephen Curry #30 as he tries to rip the ball out of Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics hands during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics falls on Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics and Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: A dejected Celtics bench as the Golden State Warriors win 103-90 during the Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka comforts Al Horford #42 during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics and Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Golden State Warriors falls into the crowd during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Draymond Green #23 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors gang up on Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics defends Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors celebrate the championship during the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft watches the game on the sidelines during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates with Klay Thompson after winning the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates with his teammates and the Larry O'Brien Championship trophy after wining the NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart reacts on the bench late in the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics forward Grant Williams reacts on the bench after they lost Game 6 to the Golden State Warriors during the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA):Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry reacts after winning the NBA Finals and beating the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors players celebrate late in the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

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The end of the road for Boston.

The Celtics lost their chance at banner 18 in Game 6 and the bittersweet loss was captured by the Herald photo staff. Take a look:

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics forward Grant Williams reacts on the bench after they lost Game 6 to the Golden State Warriors during the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart reacts on the bench late in the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA):Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry reacts after winning the NBA Finals and beating the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors players celebrate late in the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates with his teammates and the Larry O'Brien Championship trophy after wining the NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates with Klay Thompson after winning the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft watches the game on the sidelines during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics defends Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka comforts Al Horford #42 during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics and Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Golden State Warriors falls into the crowd during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors moves past Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors puts up his shot as Jayson Tatum #0, Marcus Smart #36, and Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics watch during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: A dejected Celtics bench as the Golden State Warriors win 103-90 during the Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics and Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics falls on Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors hits a 3-pointer as Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics tries to make the stop during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors looks over Stephen Curry #30 as he tries to rip the ball out of Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics hands during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics walks off the court as the Golden State Warriors celebrate during the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart look on late in the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum sits on the bench late in the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates with the bench during the 3rd quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): The Boston Celtics bench watches during the 2nd quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum drives pastGolden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during the 2nd quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum reacts during the 2nd quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum is surrounded by Golden State Warriors' Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green and Gary Payton II during the 2nd quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Robert Williams III #44 of the Boston Celtics separates Marcus Smart #36 from Jordan Poole #3 of the Golden State Warriors as Gary Payton II #0 looks on during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics fouls Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • BOSTON, MA - June 16: Marcus Smart #36 and Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics celebrate during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum gets a high five from Marcus Smart after hitting a three pointer during the 1st quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

  • (061622 Boston, MA): Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum looks to pass around Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins during the 1st quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden on Thursday,June 16, 2022 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

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