• Bass scores 5 straight in OT, propels Celtics

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 7, 2012
    Bass scored five straight points in OT, helping the Celtics pull out the win in the back end of a home-and-home series. Without the overtime play of Brandon Bass, the Celtics may not have been in a joking mood. Kevin Garnett led the Celtics with 20 points and 13 rebounds, Rajon Rondo had 18 points and 14 assists and reserve Jason Terry had 16 points. Bass finished with 11 points. Celtics coach Doc Rivers entered the postgame interview room, heard a member of Boston's media relations department mention his team had Thursday off and decided being sarcastic was the best way to explain how poorly he felt his team played in victory. "Because we executed so well, we thought we'd give 'em the night off," Rivers said after Boston's 100-94 overtime win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday. "Well, we won the game.

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