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May 22, 2012
Jim Davis/Globe Staff
The Celtics took a 3-2 lead over the 76ers in their second-round series after a 101-85 win on Tuesday night.
Brandon Bass led the Celtics with a game-high 27 points, 18 of which came in the third quarter.
The TD Garden crowd delighted when Rajon Rondo dished the ball to Greg Stiemsma for a dunk late in the third quarter.
Celtics fans did their best to distract Andre Iguodala when he was at the foul line in the second quarter.
The 76ers bench looked dejected in the final minutes of the game.
Kevin Garnett grimaced after this first-quarter play. He finished with 33 minutes played and 20 points.
Doc Rivers appeared unhappy with this call in the second half.
But Paul Pierce and Garnett were content by the end of the game, when they were one win away from the East finals.