NBA: Sixers crush Nets to advance

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NBA: Sixers crush Nets to advance
NBA: Sixers crush Nets to advance

Joel Embiid led the Philadelphia 76ers into the NBA Eastern Conference playoff semi-finals on Tuesday with 23 points in a 122-120 blowout against the Brooklyn Nets. After an ill-tempered Game Four where Embiid was at the centre of a mass brawl, the Sixers ruthlessly dispatched Brooklyn to claim a 4-1 series victory at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers, who will now face the Toronto Raptors in the next round, were always in control after surging into a 17-point lead at the end of the first quarter. They led 60-31 at half-time as Brooklyn's challenge effectively collapsed. READ ALSO: The current Club World Cup in December is a nonsense – Bayern boss Embiid was again immense for Philadelphia,

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