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Raptors vs. Nets – 2014 NBA Playoffs, Round 1, Game 1: Postgame Reactions (VIDEO)

The Brooklyn Nets’ experience proved to be the difference in Game 1 of the opening round Playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, as the Nets came away with a 94-87 victory. The Nets and Raptors face each other again on Tuesday night, back at the Air Canada Centre, for Game 2. The Toronto crowd was electric and definitely provided that 6th man/home court advantage that can truly help propel & lift the home team. Unfortunately for the Toronto Raptors that alone wasn’t enough, as they will need to make game plan adjustments and refine parts of their game in order to win Game 2 and even the series at 1-1.

Raptors’ Dwane Casey, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, Jonas Valanciunas, Kyle Lowry and the Nets’ Jason Kidd, Paul Pierce, and Deron Williams all spoke with the media after Game 1 and gave their thoughts on Game 1, as well as looking ahead to Game 2.

Toronto Raptors

Raptors Post-Game: Dwane Casey:

Raptors Post-Game: DeMar DeRozan:

Raptors Post-Game: Greivis Vasquez:

Postgame: Jonas Valanciunas:

Toronto’s Jonas Valanciunas talks with the media after the Raptors fall in his first NBA Playoff game.

Postgame: Kyle Lowry:

Toronto’s Kyle Lowry talks with the media after the Raptors fall in Game 1 to the Nets.

Brooklyn Nets

Postgame: Paul Pierce:

Paul Pierce talks about the Nets Game 1 win over the Raptors following his fourth quarter heroics.

Postgame: Jason Kidd:

The Nets’ Jason Kidd talks with the media after his first Playoffs win as a head coach.

Postgame: Pierce and Williams:

The Nets’ Deron Williams and Paul Pierce talk with the media after their Game 1 win.