Friday, February 27, 2015

Sixers vs. Knicks at a glance

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:

Sixers vs. Knicks at a glance

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

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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

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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