The Brooklyn Nets have won their first playoff game since April 27, 2015 (122-115 vs ATL, 1st Rd.) as they defeated the 76ers, 111-102, to take a 1-0 lead in this best-of-seven series. D’Angelo Russell led the way for the Nets in his playoff debut with a team-high 26 points (10-25 FG), to go with 4 assists, while Caris LeVert added 23 points (8-18 FG) and 4 rebounds off the bench as part of a franchise playoff record 59 bench points in the victory. Jimmy Butler led all scorers with a playoff career-high 36 points (11-22 FG, 1-3 3pt FG), to go with 9 rebounds and 2 blocks for the 76ers, while Joel Embiid recorded 22 points (5-15 FG, 0-5 3pt FG), 15 rebounds and 5 blocks in the losing effort.
GAME 2: 🏀: NETS vs. 76ERS :📅: Apr. 15, 8:00pm/et :📺: TNT
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