Friday, February 12, 2016

Sixers vs. Cavaliers at a glance

CLEVELAND – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Tuesday’s matchup between the 76ers and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena:

Sixers vs. Cavaliers at a glance

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Tristan Thompson is averaging 11.9 points per game and 9.8 rebounds per game for Cleveland this season. (Frank Franklin II/AP file photo)
Tristan Thompson is averaging 11.9 points per game and 9.8 rebounds per game for Cleveland this season. (Frank Franklin II/AP file photo)

CLEVELAND – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Tuesday’s matchup between the 76ers and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena:

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (12-22)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7 19.5 ppg. 4.0 apg.

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21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 18.4 ppg. 6.8 rpg.

00 Spencer Hawes C 7-1 14.3 ppg 8.8 rpg.

31  Hollis Thompson G 6-8 5.9 ppg. 3.5 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams PG 6-6 17.0 ppg. 2.78 spg.

CAVS (11-23)

6 Earl Clark F 6-10 6.0 ppg. 3.1 rpg.

13  Tristan Thompson F 6-9 11.9 ppg. 9.8 rpg.

17  Anderson Varejao C 6-11 8.1 ppg. 9.6 rpg.

0 CJ Miles G 6-5 9.3 ppg. 2.2 rpg.

9 Matthew Dellavedova  PG 6-4 4.7 ppg. 1.5 apg.

Key injuries: PG Kyrie Irving has a left knee contusion TBD

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (12-22 career record)

CAVS

Mike Brown (365-212)

TRENDS

SIXERS: Lost one game

CAVS: Lost two games

SERIES

The Sixers lead 101-89 in the all-time series. However, the Cavaliers prevailed 127-125 in double overtime at Quicken Loans on Nov. 7.

 - 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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