GUIDE: Nets fall to 76ers in Game 5, exit playoffs

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Behind a monster season from D'Angelo Russell, the Brooklyn Nets returned to the NBA playoffs just two seasons removed from having the Eastern Conference's worst record. The No. 6 seed faced off against the No. 3 76ers, but fell 4-1.

 

GAME DATE TIME VENUE TV RADIO RESULT
Game 1  Sat. April 13 2:30 p.m. Wells Fargo Center - Philadelphia, PA ESPN WCBS 880 W, 111-102
Game 2  Mon. April 15 8 p.m. Wells Fargo Center - Philadelphia, PA YES, TNT WFAN L, 145-123
Game 3  Thurs. April 18 8 p.m. Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY TNT WCBS 880 L, 131-115
Game 4  Sat. April 20 3 p.m. Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY TNT 94.7 FM L, 112-108
Game 5  Tues. April 23 8 p.m. Wells Fargo Center - Philadelphia, PA TNT TBD L, 122-100


TALE OF THE TAPE


2018-19 head-to-head record: The Nets and 76ers split their season series 2-2. Philadelphia won 123-110 in their final regular season meeting March 28, and won the playoff series 4-1.
All-time record: The Nets are 84-117 all-time vs. the 76ers.
Season records: Brooklyn finished 42-40 while Philly went 51-31.
Leading scorer: D'Angelo Russell finished with a career-high 21.1 points per game for Brooklyn. Philadelphia's Joel Embiid was the NBA's fourth-best scorer this season, finishing at 27.5 points per game.
Championships: The Nets have never won an NBA title but won 2 ABA championships in the 1970s. The 76ers have three title, their last of which came in 1983 with a roster featuring Moses Malone and Julius Erving.
Matchup to watch: Jarrett Allen vs. Joel Embiid -- The 6'11" Allen will go head-to-head against 7'0" Embiid. The two big men sit 10th and 11th in total blocks this season. Embiid finished 2nd across the league in rebounds (13.6 per game), while Allen had the NBA's 8th-best field goal percentage (59%).

 

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