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Sixers vs. Kings at a glance

SACRAMENTO – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Thursday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena:

Sixers vs. Kings at a glance

Spencer Haws guards the Kings´ DeMarcus Cousins during the first quarter of a game last season. (Steven M. Falk/Staff file photo)
Spencer Haws guards the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins during the first quarter of a game last season. (Steven M. Falk/Staff file photo)

SACRAMENTO – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Thursday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena:

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (10-21)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7 19.5 ppg. 4.1 apg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.5 ppg. 7.0 rpg.

00 Spencer Hawes C 7-1 14.9 ppg 8.9 rpg.

31  Hollis Thompson G 6-8 6.0 ppg. 3.7 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 17.8 ppg. 3.05 spg.

KINGS (10-20)

8 Rudy Gay F 6-8 19.6 ppg. 6.4 rpg.

34  Jason Thompson F 6-11 7.4 ppg. 5.5 rpg.

15  DeMarcus Cousins C 6-11 22.7 ppg. 11.3 rpg.

16 Ben McLemore G 6-5 8.8 ppg. 1.1 apg.

22 Isaiah Thomas, G 5-9 19.2 ppg. 6.1 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (10-21 career record)

KINGS

Mike Malone (10-20)

TRENDS

SIXERS: Won two games

KINGS: Won one game

SERIES

The Sixers have won three straight and nine of the last 10 matchups against the Kings. Philly also boasts a 159-121 all-time series advantage..

 - Keith Pompey

Follow and contact Inquirer 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers



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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