The Nets allowed 51 points in the third quarter en route to a 145-123 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Monday at Wells Fargo Center. >> Box score
Five things to know about Monday's game
1) Despite trailing 65-64 at halftime, the 76ers started the third on a 21-2 run capped by a Ben Simmons basket that put Philadelphia up 86-66. Overall, the 76ers outscored Brooklyn 51-23, scoring the most points in a quarter in NBA playoff history.
2) D'Angelo Russell was the only Brooklyn starter to score in double figures with 16 points. Spencer Dinwiddie scored 19 off the bench.
3) Simmons recorded a triple-double of 18 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists for the 76ers, who tied the series at 1 game apiece. Joel Embiid scored 23 points and brought down 10 rebounds.
4) The Nets were outshot 56.1 percent to 47.8 percent. Though they made more 3-pointers (15 for 36) than the 76ers (9 for 23), they were outrebounded 49-32.
5) Russell scored all 16 points in the first half, while Caris LeVert scored 10 of his 13 points in the first half.
The teams meet in Game 3 on Thursday at 8 p.m. at Barclays Center.