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Game 5: Final Wrap

Posted By Jessica Camerato On April 28, 2009 @ 10:17 pm In General | 2 Comments

Led by clutch shooting from Paul Pierce [1], the Celtics [2] beat the Bulls 106-104 in overtime of Game 5. They take a 3-2 series lead and head to Chicago for Game 6 on Thursday.

Pierce finished the game with 26 (11-22 FG). Rajon Rondo [3] led all scorers with 28 points, 11 assists, and 8 rebounds.

Ben Gordon [4], who was questionable for this game, led the Bulls with 26 points (6-21 FG).

This is the first playoff series in NBA history to feature three overtime games.


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