Odds, ends and factoids from Monday's Game 5 of the Sixers-Celtics series:
♦ Brandon Bass had not led the Celtics in scoring in a game all season. He outscored the Sixers in the third period by himself, 18-16.
♦ Bass was 9-for-10 from the line and his playoff free-throw percentage went down. He was 23-for-24 coming in. He is 101-for-109 (92.7%) from the line in the postseason in his career, which is third all-time among players with 100 FTM. (Mark Price 94.4%, Calvin Murphy 93.2% are ahead of him.) Bass is a career 82.4% FT shooter during the regular season.
♦ Both teams made exactly 36 field goals (33 twos and 3 threes) in Game 5.
♦ Celtics starters are outscoring the Sixers starters by exactly 100 points this series, 360-260. Philly's bench has a 191-104 lead on the Celts.
♦ Sixers have lost their last 10 Game 5s.
♦ Philly is 11-25 all-time in postseason games in Boston.
♦ And Rajon Rondo has more assists in the series than any Sixer has points. That list:
|Rajon Rondo||73 assists|
|Andre Iguodala||66 points|
|Jrue Holiday||62 points|
|Evan Turner||57 points|
|Lou Williams||54 points|
|Thad Young||49 points|
|Lavoy Allen||46 points|
|Spencer Hawes||39 points|
|Elton Brand||36 points|
|Jodie Meeks||29 points|
|Xavier Silas||2 points|
|Nikola Vucevic||1 point|