76ers Beat Down Nets In Brooklyn, Take 2-1 Series LeadThe Philadelphia 76ers shook off the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 on Thursday night for a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.
Simmons Triple-Double Leads 76ers To Game 2 Win Over NetsWith the same 76ers fans Simmons put on blast for booing in the playoff opener now going wild in Game 2, Simmons cupped a hand to his right ear just like Allen Iverson's signature move to spur the cheers even louder.
Russell, LeVert Lead Nets To Game 1 Stunner Over 76ersThe sixth-seeded Nets turned Philly in the city of 20,000 boos — and that's just counting the ones in the Wells Fargo Center — as they smoked a Sixers team that resembled one straight out of the early Process era.
NBA Playoffs: Can Jarrett Allen Slow Joel Embiid In Nets-76ers Series?The Brooklyn Nets-Philadelphia 76ers NBA Playoff series may very well hinge on the Jarrett Allen-Joel Embiid matchup at center.
Islanders Open Playoffs With Thrilling Overtime Win At The ColiseumJordan Eberle had a goal and an assist, and Brock Nelson and Nick Leddy also scored for New York, which was opening a postseason series at home for the first time in 31 years.
Nets Cruise Into Playoffs, Beat Heat 113-94 Despite Wade's Final Triple-DoubleMiami Heat legend Dwyane Wade capped his career in style, with one last triple-double before heading off to retirement.
Nets Blast Pacers, End 4-Year Postseason DroughtThe Brooklyn Nets were all business Sunday. They started fast. They closed hard. And they refused to let anything, even an old nemesis, block their playoff path.
With Greek Freak Out, Nets Score Huge Win Over Bucks 133-128The "Greek Freak's" absence couldn't have come at a better time for Brooklyn, who entered Saturday with their final three games against playoff-contending teams.
Raptors Beat Nets 115-105 As Brooklyn's Playoff Hopes Hang In The BalanceWith just three games remaining, the Nets are going to have to earn their way to the playoffs as they square off with the Bucks, Pacers, and Heat to close out the season.
Greek Freak Too Much For Nets, Bucks Leave Brooklyn With WinGiannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup, Eric Bledsoe added 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-121 on Monday night.
Russell's 20-Point 3rd Leads Nets Over Celtics 110-96After a rough road trip put their playoff hopes in jeopardy, the Brooklyn Nets needed something good to happen when they got home.
Nets No Match For Embiid As 76ers RollJoel Embiid is raising his game in anticipation of the playoffs. Embiid had 39 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 123-110 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursda.
Trail Blazers Top Nets 148-144 In Double OT, But Lose NurkicThey had just clinched a playoff spot, though there were no cheers or celebrations from the Portland Trail Blazers. Instead, just silence and prayers for Jusuf Nurkic.
Nets Eliminate Lakers From Playoff Picture, 111-106D'Angelo Russell took no public pleasure in playing a pretty big role in officially eliminating the Los Angeles Lakers from playoff contention for yet another season.
Russell Scores Career-High 44 As Nets Rally Past KingsBrooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson tried just about everything to kick the Nets into gear. There were quick timeouts, angry, animated discussions with his players and even switching from man to zone defense.