76ers (36-30) at New York Knicks (24-44)
Thursday at 7:30 p.m., at Madison Square Garden
On paper, the Sixers shouldn’t have a problem with the Knicks, who have lost eight straight and 16 of 17 games. New York’s latest defeat was a 110-97 decision at home to the Dallas Mavericks. It was Dallas’ first road win since Feb. 3 at Sacramento.
How to watch and follow the game
- TV and streaming: NBC Sports Philadelphia
- Radio: 97.5 FM
- Twitter: @PompeyOnSixers; @NBASarah
33 Robert Covington SF 6-9 12.5 ppg. 5.5 rpg
9 Dario Saric PF 6-10 15.0 ppg. 6.9 rpg.
21 Joel Embiid C 7-2 23.5 ppg. 11.0 rpg.
17 JJ Redick SG 6-4 16.6 ppg. 3.1 apg.
25 Ben Simmons PG 6-10 16.2 ppg. 7.6 apg.
Coach: Brett Brown (fifth season, 111-283)
Injury report: Markelle Fultz (shoulder rehabilitation and working on his shot, out); Furkan Korkmaz (Lisfranc injury, left foot rehabilitation, out).
3 Tim Hardaway Jr. SF 6-6 17.5 ppg. 2.7 apg
8 Michael Beasley PF 6-9 12.4 ppg. 5.4 rpg.
00 Enes Kanter C 6-11 14.1 ppg. 10.8 rpg.
5 Courtney Lee SG 6-5 12.4 ppg. 2.5 apg.
1 Emmanuel Mudiay PG 6-5 10.3 ppg. 4.8 rpg.
Coach: Jeff Hornacek (fifth season, 156-207)
Injury report: Tim Hardaway Jr (sprained right ankle, questionable); Ron Baker (right shoulder surgery, out); Joakim Noah (personal reasons, out); Kristaps Porzingis (torn left ACL, out); Lance Thomas (personal reasons, out).
Head to head
The Sixers hold a 246-201 series advantage.
Friday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Brooklyn Nets vs. Sixers
Monday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Charlotte Hornets vs. Sixers
Wednesday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Memphis Grizzlies vs. Sixers
March 22: 7 p.m. at Amway Center, Sixers at Orlando Magic
March 24: 6 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center, Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Sixers