Sixers vs. Knicks at a glance

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Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks have won four of five games in the new year. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Detroit Pistons at Wells Fargo Center:

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (12-24)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7 19.1 ppg. 6.3 rpg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.9 ppg. 6.7 rpg.

00 Spencer Hawes C 7-1 14.2 ppg 8.6 rpg.

31 Hollis Thompson G 6-8 5.6 ppg. 3.5 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 17.8 ppg. 2.67 spg.

KNICKS (13-22)

7 Carmelo Anthony F 6-8 26.3 ppg. 8.6 rpg.

3 Kenyon Martin F 6-9 4.0 ppg. 4.2 rpg.

77 Andrea Barginani F 7-0 13.9 ppg. 5.5 rpg.

21 Iman Shumpart G 6-5 7.4 ppg. 4.8 rpg.

2 Raymond Felton  G 6-1 10.7 ppg. 5.5 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (12-24 career record)

KNICKS

Mike Woodson (294-355)

TRENDS

SIXERS: Lost three consecutive games

KNICKS: Won three consecutive games

SERIES

The Sixers lead, 240-189, in the all-time series. However, the Knicks won four of the last five meetings.

 - Keith Pompey

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