Thursday, May 28, 2015

76ers vs. Heat at a glance

MIAMI – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena.

76ers vs. Heat at a glance

Dwyane Wade (left) averages 19.1 points and 4.7 assists per game for the Heat. (Elise Amendola/AP)
Dwyane Wade (left) averages 19.1 points and 4.7 assists per game for the Heat. (Elise Amendola/AP)

MIAMI – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena.

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (18-63)

31 Hollis Thompson F 6-8  6.0 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

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21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.9 ppg. 6.0 rpg.

35 Henry Sims C 6-10 11.8 ppg. 7.0 rpg. (with the Sixers)

9 James Anderson F 6-6 10.1 ppg. 3.8 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 16.7 ppg. 6.3 apg.

HEAT (54-27)

31 Shane Battier F 6-8 4.0 ppg. 1.9 rpg.

40  Udonis Haslem  F 6-8 3.7 ppg. 3.7rpg.

1  Chris Bosh C 6-11 16.2 ppg. 6.6  rpg.

3 Dwyane Wade G 6-4 19.1 ppg. 4.7 apg.

15 Mario Chalmers, G 6-2 9.8 ppg. 4.9 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (18-63 career record)

HEAT

Erik Spoelstra (314-161)

STREAKS

SIXERS: Won one game.

HEAT: Lost two games.

SERIES

The Sixers own a 51-50 all-time series advantage.

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About this blog

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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