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Sixers vs. Pistons at a glance

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

Sixers vs. Pistons at a glance

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press/AP)
Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press/AP)

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

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (12-23)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7 19.1 ppg. 6.4 rpg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.8 ppg. 6.8 rpg.

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

31  Hollis Thompson G 6-8 5.8 ppg. 3.6 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 17.7 ppg. 2.67 spg.

PISTONS (14-22)

6 Josh Smith F 6-9 15.1 ppg. 6.8 rpg.

10 Greg Monroe F 6-11 14.6 ppg. 8.9 rpg.

0  Andrew Drummond C 6-11 12.8 ppg. 12.7 rpg.

5 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope G 6-5 7.1 ppg. 2.1 rpg.

7 Brandon Jennings  G 6-1 16.8 ppg. 8.3 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (12-23 career record)

PISTONS

Mo Cheeks (298-308)

STREAKS

SIXERS: Lost two consecutive games

PISTONS: Lost six consecutive games

SERIES

The Sixers lead, 206-146, in the all-time series. However, the Pistons won, 115-100, in Auburn Hills on Dec. 1, and have won 9 of the last 15 games against the 76ers.

 - 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.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
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