The Brooklyn Nets closed out the Boston Celtics 123-109 in Recreation 5, successful the sequence 4-1.
James Harden led the scoring with 34 factors, whereas Kyrie Irving added 25 factors and Kevin Durant scoring 24 factors.
“We simply don’t wish to take any of this time as a right,” stated Irving after the sport. “This doesn’t occur too usually type of in our tradition, in our historical past, the place three of the perfect scorers to ever play the sport are on one group.”
The Nets host the Bucks beginning on Saturday. The Nets are within the second spherical of the playoffs for the primary time since 2014.
Durant regarded ahead to the problem of defending Giannis Antetokounmpo.
“We have our work minimize out for us. I imply, he’s a two-time MVP, Defensive Participant of the 12 months for a purpose, so we’re trying ahead to the problem,” stated Durant.