Boston forward Brandon Bass had an up and down season until Monday night, when he scored 27 points as the Celtics downed Philadelphia to take a three games-to-two lead in the best of seven NBA playoff series.
The Celtics' three-pronged attack was too much for the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night. Celtics 107, 76ers 91.
NBA, union have a labor deal that gives the owners $3 billion more over the life of the contract. But the NBA, union agreement keeps the league's structure largely intact.