The 76ers have won each of their last five playoff games against the Nets dating back to April 15, 2019. There have only been three longer playoff win streaks against a single opponent in team history (Elias Sports Bureau).
Philadelphia’s 21 three-pointers in Game 1 represent a new franchise record for three-pointers in a playoff game (18 3FG, twice).
Philadelphia shot 48.8% from three (21-43) and 100% from the foul line (16-16), marking the second time in franchise history that the team shot at least 45.0% from deep and 100.0% from the free throw line in the postseason (May 16, 2001), per Stathead.
The 76ers turned 14 offensive rebounds into 21 second-chance points, outscoring Brooklyn, 21-3 in that category. Five of P.J. TUCKER’s seven rebounds were offensive boards.
The 76ers swiped 14 steals in Game 1, their most in a playoff game since the team tallied 15 steals against Detroit on April 25, 2008 (Stathead).
JAMES HARDEN finished with 23 points and a game-high 13 assists, marking his third 20-point, 10-assist playoff game as a 76er. These three games are the fourth-most by any player in franchise playoff history (Stathead).
Harden’s seven three-pointers (of 13) match his career high for made threes in a playoff game. He is the fourth 76er ever to have at least seven made threes in a playoff game (Stathead).
JOEL EMBIID produced a team-high 26 points (7-15 FG), marking the 19th 25-point game of his playoff career. That is the seventh-most by 76er in team playoff history (Stathead).
PAUL REED posted a playoff career-high 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting, while also adding in four rebounds and two steals.