Basketball: Celtics take game five

The Boston Celtics are one win away from the NBA's Eastern Conference finals after defeating the Philadelphia 76ers 101-85 in game five of their semifinal series in Boston today.

Brandon Bass scored 27 points, Kevin Garnett added 20 points while Rajon Rondo had 13 points and 14 assists as the Celtics head to Philadelphia on Thursday for game six with a chance to close out the series.

The winner of the series will face off against either the Miami Heat or the Indiana Pacers. That series is tied at 2-2.

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