Saturday, August 29, 2015

Sixers vs. Bobcats at a glance

CHARLOTTE – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Friday’s matchup between the 76ers and Charlotte Bobcats at the Time Warner Cable Arena:

Sixers vs. Bobcats at a glance

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Tony Wroten will start in place of the injured Michael Carter-Williams for the 76ers tonight in Charlotte. (Matt Slocum/AP file photo)
Tony Wroten will start in place of the injured Michael Carter-Williams for the 76ers tonight in Charlotte. (Matt Slocum/AP file photo)

CHARLOTTE – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Friday’s matchup between the 76ers and Charlotte Bobcats at the Time Warner Cable Arena:

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (7-12)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7  21.5 ppg. 6.8 rpg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 16.4 ppg. 7.2 rpg.

00 Spencer Hawes C 7-0 16.2 ppg 9.9 rpg.

31  Hollis Thompson G 6-8 4.9 ppg. 3.0 rpg.

8  Tony Wroten G 6-6 12.2 ppg. 3.1 apg.

BOBCATS (8-11)

44 Jeff Taylor F 6-7 7.9 ppg. 2.2 apg.

11 Josh McRoberts  F 6-10  8.4 ppg. 4.1 apg

25  Al Jefferson C 6-10 16.1 ppg. 8.8  rpg.

9 Gerald Henderson G 6-5 14.6 ppg. 2.5 apg.

15  Kemba Walker, G 6-1 16.1 ppg. 4.2 apg.

SIXERS

Brett Brown (7-12 career record)

CHARLOTTE

Steve Clifford (8-11)

STREAKS

Sixers: won one game.

ORLANDO: Two-game skid.

SERIES

The Sixers are 18-14 all-time against the Bobcats. Philadelphia had a six-game series winning streak snapped in a setback at Time Warner Cable Arena on April 3.  

 - 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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