Lakers vs Celtics Game 5 Results

2010 NBA Finals Game 5 | Paul Pierce Wins Duel With Kobe Bryant

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2010 NBA Finals Game 5 Results

Kobe Bryant had his best game of the series netting 19 of his 38 points in the 3rd quarter and scoring 23 straight Laker points between the 4:23 mark of the second quarter until there was 2:16 left in the third.

However, it was overshadowed by Paul Pierce’s own best game with a performance that’s reminiscent of his 2008 Finals MVP play scoring 27 points of his own.

Kevin Garnett added 18 points, 10 rebounds and 5 steals, and Rajon Rondo  had 18 points, eight assists and five rebounds to help Boston become the first team in the series to win two games in a row.

The Lakers struggled with only Pau Gasol other than Kobe to reach double-digits in scoring with 12 points.

Check out the Game 5 recap video below:

NOTE: Of the 25 finals that have been tied at 2-all, the winner of Game 5 has won 19 of them.


Watch the 2010 NBA Finals online and don’t miss Game 6 of the Lakers vs Celtics LIVE stream on Tuesday, June 15 at 9 PM.

Check out the full 2010 NBA Finals schedule to make sure you don’t miss the games.

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