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Sixers vs. Magic at a glance

Here’s a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Tuesday’s matchup between the 76ers and Orlando Magic at the Wells Fargo Center:

Sixers vs. Magic at a glance

Nik Vucevic. (Ron Cortes/Staff file photo)
Nik Vucevic. (Ron Cortes/Staff file photo)

Here’s a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Tuesday’s matchup between the 76ers and Orlando Magic at the Wells Fargo Center:

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (6-12)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7  21.3 ppg. 6.9 rpg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 15.8 ppg. 6.9 rpg.

00 Spencer Hawes C 7-0 16.1 ppg 10.1 rpg.

31  Hollis Thompson G 6-8 4.6 ppg. 2.9 rpg.

1  Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 17 ppg. 7.1 apg.

ORLANDO (6-11)

4 Arron Afflalo F 6-5 21.4 ppg. 4.2 apg.

11 Glenn Davis  F 6-9  10.8 ppg. 1.5 spg

9  Nik Vucevic C 7-0 14.7 ppg. 10.9  rpg.

55 E’Twaun Moore G 6-4 7.1 ppg. 1.7 apg.

5  Victor Oladipo, G 6-4  19.13.2 ppg. 1.6 spg.

SIXERS

Brett Brown (6-12 career record)

ORLANDO

Jacque Vaughn (26-73)

STREAKS

Sixers: Four-game losing streak.

ORLANDO: Two-game skid.

SERIES

The Sixers dropped to 29-65 all-time against the Magic in reason-season games following Wednesday’s 105-94 setback in Orlando. The Magic has won 17 of the 20 and 24 of the last 30 regular-season meetings.  That includes winning eight of the last 10 games in Philadelphia.

- Keith Pompey

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

About this blog

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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