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MCW may be sidelined for Friday's game

The Sixers rookie point guard has right knee soreness.

MCW may be sidelined for Friday's game

Sixers rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)
Sixers rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

It doesn’t appear as if 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams will play Friday in Charlotte against the Bobcats.

Carter-Williams didn’t practice today and was wearing a sleeve on his right knee. His injury is termed right knee soreness.

Earlier in the year he missed four games with a sore left foot.

When asked about Carter-Williams’ status for Friday, coach Brett Brown was candid.

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“I am not optimistic,” Brown said after Thursday’s practice. “He may (play) but I don’t believe he will.”

Carter-Williams said it was sore during Monday’s 126-125 double overtime win over the visiting Orlando Magic.

He says he is day to day.

“I am going to Charlotte and see how it feels in shootaround,” Carter-Williams said.

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Keith Pompey is in his first season covering the Sixers for The Inquirer after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

Narducci also has a true passion for South Jersey scholastic sports, which he has covered for many years.

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