Saturday, July 4, 2015

Sixers vs. Blazers at a glance

PORTLAND – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center:

Sixers vs. Blazers at a glance

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(AP Photo/Don Ryan)
(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday night’s  matchup between the 76ers and the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center:

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (11-21)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7 19.6 ppg. 4.2 apg.

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21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.9 ppg. 7.0 rpg.

00 Spencer Hawes C 7-1 14.8 ppg 8.8 rpg.

31  Hollis Thompson G 6-8 5.9 ppg. 3.6 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 17.2 ppg. 3.0 spg.

BLAZERS (26-7)

88 Nicolas Batum F 6-8 13.8 ppg. 5.3 apg.

12  LaMarcus Aldridge F 6-11 23.2 ppg. 11.0 rpg.

42  Robin Lopez C 7-0 9.9 ppg. 8.2 rpg.

2 Wesley Matthews G 6-5 16.8 ppg. 2.2 apg.

0 Damian Lillard  G 6-3 21.4 ppg. 6.0 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (11-21 career record)

BLAZERS

Terry Stotts (175-228)

TRENDS

SIXERS: Won three straight games

BLAZERS: Won two consecutive games

SERIES

The Sixers have a 54-48 all-time series advantage. However, the Trail Blazers have won three of the last four meetings after rolling to a 139-105 victory at Wells Fargo Center on Dec. 14.

 - Keith Pompey

Follow and contact Inquirer 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers

 



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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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