Nets drop Game 1 as Sixers use 3-point shooting to their advantage

PHILADELPHIA — The Nets never let the game get out of hand, but the Philadelphia 76ers showed why they’re one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference during Game 1. 

Brooklyn dropped the opening game of the best-of-seven series on Saturday afternoon 121-101 at Wells Fargo Center. The Nets were dominated along the offensive glass by Philly and the Sixers were hot from three-point range even as Brooklyn tried to limit Joel Embiid’s impact in the game. 

The MVP candidate still finished the night with a team-high 26 points for Philly.

“That’s the discipline, the consistency that you’re gonna need for four quarters,” Nets coach Jacque Vaughn said of Embiid’s

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