The Philadelphia 76ers survived the Brooklyn Nets in late thriller

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In an epic battle in Brooklyn, the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Nets (108-112) and now are one step away from the Eastern Conference semi-finals (3-1).

Even though Brooklyn led for the majority of the night, the game was decided in the final seconds. With the Nets in front by one (108-107), Mike Scott made the three-pointer (with 18 seconds to go) and gave Philadelphia the lead (108-110).

The Nets turned the ball over in their final possession and the 76ers sealed the deal from the free-throw line.

Four players scored in double figures for the winners, with Joel Embiid finishing the game with 31 points, 16 rebounds, seven assists and six blocks. Five players scored in double figures for the losing squad, as Caris LeVert posted a team-high 25 points.

Game 5 will be played in Philadelphia on Tuesday (23/04). If the 76ers earn the victory, they will win the series (4-1). Otherwise, the Nets will force a Game 6.

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