Sunday, December 28, 2014

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 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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