Series Update – The Philadelphia 76ers comprehensively beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-100 on Tuesday night to progress to the second round with a 4-1 in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Joel Embiid had 23 points and 13 rebounds for the Sixers and Ben Simmons added 13 points.
With the game all but won in the first quarter, no starter played more than 27 minutes for the 76ers. Their 29-point halftime lead was the largest in NBA playoff franchise history.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 21 points for the Nets.
Up next for the Sixers is a second round series against the Toronto Raptors.
Game 5 Update – The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead.
After having to sit out the last game with a sore left knee, Joel Embiid had 31 points, 16 rebounds, seven assists and six blocked shots for the Sixers, and supplied the pass to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left. Tobias Harris had 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists.
Caris LeVert scored 25 points after coming into the Nets’ starting lineup. D’Angelo Russell and Jarrett Allen each added 21 points
Game 5 is Tuesday night in Philadelphia, where the 76ers will have the opportunity to close out the series.
#NBAPlayoffs: Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead.#HereTheyCome | #PhilaUnite— KYW Newsradio (@KYWNewsradio) April 20, 2019
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Game 4 Update – The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 on Thursday night for a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.
Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 total points for the Sixers, while Tobias Harris added 29 points and 16 rebounds.
The Sixers’ All-Star center Joel Embiid was forced to sit the game out as his left knee felt too sore to play. Greg Monroe, who only made his Sixers debut on April 6, started in his place and had nine points and 13 rebounds.
D’Angelo Russell and Caris LeVert each scored 26 points for the Nets.
Game 4 is scheduled to take place on Saturday in Brooklyn.