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Carter-Williams out against Detroit

DETROIT -- 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams will not play Saturday night against the Detroit Pistons due to a sore right shoulder. Tony Wroten will start in his place at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Carter-Williams out against Detroit

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Michael Carter-Williams in action during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Thunder won 103-91. (Chris Szagola/AP)
Michael Carter-Williams in action during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Thunder won 103-91. (Chris Szagola/AP)

DETROIT --  76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams will not play Saturday night against the Detroit Pistons due to a sore right shoulder. Tony Wroten will start in his place at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

This will mark the 12th game the rookie will miss this season due to an injury.

The 6-foot-6, 185-pounder leads all rookies in scoring (17.2 points), rebounds (5.5), assists (6.6) and steals (2.33).

He missed four games with a bruised arch in his left foot early in the season. Then Carter-Williams missed seven more games became of soreness and a skin infection in the front of his right knee.

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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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