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Sixers vs. Thunder at a glance

OKLAHOMA CITY – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Tuesday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Sixers vs. Thunder at a glance

Thunder forward Kevin Durant gestures to a teammate after hitting a basket in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Oklahoma City, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Oklahoma City won 113-107. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
Thunder forward Kevin Durant gestures to a teammate after hitting a basket in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Oklahoma City, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Oklahoma City won 113-107. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

OKLAHOMA CITY – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Tuesday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (15-45)

31 Hollis Thompson F 6-8  5.8 ppg. 3.4 rpg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.7 ppg. 2.23 spg.

35 Henry Sims C 6-10 8.3 ppg. 5.5 rpg.(with Sixers)

 9 James Anderson F 6-6  9.8 ppg. 3.9 rpg.

 1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 17.1 ppg. 1.98 spg.

THUNDER (45-15)

35 Kevin Durant F 6-11 31.6 ppg. 7.7 spg.

 9 Serge Ibaka  F 6-10 15.1 ppg. 2.54 bpg.                                                                                                                       

12 Steven Adams C 7-0 3.3 ppg. 4.2  rpg.

 3 Perry Jones  G 6-11 3.5 ppg. 1.7 rpg.

 0 Russell Westbrook, G 6-3 21.0 ppg. 6.7 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (15-45 career record)

THUNDER

Scott Brooks (279-161)

STREAKS

SIXERS: Lost 14 straight games.

TUNDER: Won two consecutive games.

SERIES

The Sixers are clinging to a 63-60 all-time series advantage. The Thunder, however, have won the previous nine meetings. Oklahoma City’s last victory over the Sixers was a 103-91 decision on Jan. 25 at Wells Fargo Center. Durant had game highs of 32 points and 14 rebounds on that night.

 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.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
Marc Narducci Inquirer Columnist
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