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76ers vs. Raptors at a glance

TORONTO – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Wednesday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.

76ers vs. Raptors at a glance

(Jonathan Bachman/AP file photo)
(Jonathan Bachman/AP file photo)

TORONTO – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Wednesday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.

PROBABLE STARTERS 

SIXERS (17-60)

31 Hollis Thompson F 6-8  6.1 ppg. 3.3 rpg.

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21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 18.0 ppg. 2.15 spg.

35 Henry Sims C 6-10 11.3 ppg. 7.1 rpg. (with the Sixers)

9 James Anderson G 6-6 10.2 ppg. 3.7 rpg.

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

RAPTORS (45-32)

31 Terrence Ross  F 6-6 11.0 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

54 Patrick Patterson  F 6-9 8.6 ppg. 5.3 rpg.                                                                                                                       

17  Jonas Valanciunas C 6-11 11.0 ppg. 8.6 rpg.

10  DeMar DeRozan G 6-7 22.8 ppg. 4.0  apg.

21 Greivis Vasquez, G 6-6 9.4 ppg. 4.1 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (17-60 career record)

RAPTORS

Dwane Casey (155-192)

STREAKS

SIXERS: Lost one game.

RAPTORS: Won three consecutive games.

SERIES

The Raptors own a 36-35 all-time series advantage and have won this season’s previous three meetings.

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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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