Friday, July 31, 2015

Sixers vs. Timberwolves at a glance

MINNEAPOLIS – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Wednesday’s matchup between the 76ers and Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center:

Sixers vs. Timberwolves at a glance

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(Paul Sancya/AP file photo)
(Paul Sancya/AP file photo)

MINNEAPOLIS – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Wednesday’s matchup between the 76ers and Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center:

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (7-15)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7  20.7 ppg. 6.6 rpg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 15.8 ppg. 7.1 rpg.

00 Spencer Hawes C 7-1 15.1 ppg 9.7 rpg.

31  Hollis Thompson G 6-8 5.7 ppg. 3.6 rpg.

8  Tony Wroten G 6-6 12.9 ppg. 3.5 apg.

TIMBERWOLVES (10-11)

13 Corey Brewer F 6-9 13.9 ppg. 1.5 apg.

42 Kevin Lowe  F 6-10  23.8 ppg. 13.8 rpg.

14  Nikola Pekovic C 6-11 15.8 ppg. 8.7 rpg.

23 Kevin Martin G 6-7 22.7 ppg. 3.7 rpg.

9  Ricky Rubio, G 6-4 8.7 ppg. 8.4 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (7-15 career record)

TIMBERWOLVES

Rick Adelman (1011-718)

STREAKS

SIXERS: three-game skid.

Timberwolves: won one game.

SERIES

The Timberwolves have won three straight games and own a 25-20 series advantage.. Minnesota has also won the teams last two meetings at the target center..

 - 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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