Thursday, May 28, 2015

76ers vs. Raptors at a glance

TORONTO – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Wednesday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.

76ers vs. Raptors at a glance

(Jonathan Bachman/AP file photo)
(Jonathan Bachman/AP file photo)

TORONTO – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Wednesday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.

PROBABLE STARTERS 

SIXERS (17-60)

31 Hollis Thompson F 6-8  6.1 ppg. 3.3 rpg.

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21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 18.0 ppg. 2.15 spg.

35 Henry Sims C 6-10 11.3 ppg. 7.1 rpg. (with the Sixers)

9 James Anderson G 6-6 10.2 ppg. 3.7 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 16.7 ppg. 6.3 apg.

RAPTORS (45-32)

31 Terrence Ross  F 6-6 11.0 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

54 Patrick Patterson  F 6-9 8.6 ppg. 5.3 rpg.                                                                                                                       

17  Jonas Valanciunas C 6-11 11.0 ppg. 8.6 rpg.

10  DeMar DeRozan G 6-7 22.8 ppg. 4.0  apg.

21 Greivis Vasquez, G 6-6 9.4 ppg. 4.1 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (17-60 career record)

RAPTORS

Dwane Casey (155-192)

STREAKS

SIXERS: Lost one game.

RAPTORS: Won three consecutive games.

SERIES

The Raptors own a 36-35 all-time series advantage and have won this season’s previous three meetings.

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About this blog

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

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.

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