Saturday, August 29, 2015

Sixers vs. Pistons at a glance

DETROIT – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday’s matchup between the 76ers and the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills:

Sixers vs. Pistons at a glance

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Detroit´s Andre Drummond had career highs of 31 points, 19 rebounds and six steals to go with two blocks against the 76ers. (Carlos Osorio/AP file photo)
Detroit's Andre Drummond had career highs of 31 points, 19 rebounds and six steals to go with two blocks against the 76ers. (Carlos Osorio/AP file photo)

DETROIT – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday’s matchup between the 76ers and the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills:

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (15-32)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7 18.2 ppg. 6.1 rpg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.5 ppg. 6.3 rpg.

00 Spencer Hawes C 7-1 13.9 ppg 8.6 rpg.

8 James Anderson G 6-6 9.9 ppg. 4.0 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 17.72ppg. 2.3 spg.

PISTONS (18-27)

6 Josh Smith F 6-9 15.6 ppg. 6.8 rpg.

10 Greg Monroe F 6-11 14.2 ppg. 8.8 rpg.

0  Andrew Drummond C 6-11 12.6 ppg. 12.7 rpg.

5 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope G 6-5 7.3 ppg. 2.3 rpg.

7 Brandon Jennings  G 6-1 16.9 ppg. 8.2 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (15-32 career record)

PISTONS

Mo Cheeks (302-313)

STREAKS

SIXERS: Lost one game

PISTONS: Won one game

SERIES

The Sixers lead, 206-147, in the all-time series. However, the Pistons won this season’s previous two meetings and  10 of the last 16 series games.

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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