NBA playoffs: 76ers advance to second round

by ian


The first team to advance to round 2 of the NBA playoffs accomplished the feat Saturday.

The Philadelphia 76ers completed a 4-game sweep against the Brooklyn Nets with a 96 to 88 victory on Saturday in New York.

The 76ers await the outcome of the Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics series, where Boston currently leads Atlanta 3 games to one.

Over in the Western Conference, the defending champion Golden State Warriors won a thriller in San Franscisco on yesterday to tie up their series with the Sacramento Kings at 2 games a piece.

On Wednesday, the teams meet for a pivotal game five in Sacramento.