Sunday, December 28, 2014

76ers vs. Grizzlies at a glance

MEMPHIS – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Friday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.

76ers vs. Grizzlies at a glance

Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph. (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)
Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph. (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)

MEMPHIS – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Friday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (17-61)

31 Hollis Thompson F 6-8  6.1 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

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21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 18.0 ppg. 6.0 rpg.

35 Henry Sims C 6-10 11.8 ppg. 7.1 rpg. (with the Sixers)

  9 James Anderson F 6-6 10.3 ppg. 3.8 rpg.

  1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 16.7 ppg. 6.3 apg.

GRIZZLIES (54-23)

  3 James Johnson F 6-9 7.5 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

50 Zach Randolph  F 6-9 17.2 ppg. 10.1 rpg.                                                                                                                       

33  Marc Gasol C 7-1 14.2 ppg. 6.9  rpg.

  5 Courtney Lee G 6-5 11.3 ppg. 1.7 apg. (with Grizzlies)

 11 Mike Conley, G 6-1 17.3 ppg. 6.0 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (17-61 career record)

GRIZZLIES

David Joerger (54-23)

STREAKS


SIXERS: Lost two straight games.

GRIZZLIES: Won one game.

 

SERIES

The Sixers own a 21-14 all-time series advantage. But the Grizzlies have won five of the last six meetings.

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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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