76ers vs. Charlotte Hornets at a Glance

UP NEXT

TEAMS:  Sixers (18-58) vs. Hornets (32-43)

WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday


WHERE: Time Warner Cable Arena

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE:  TWITTER – @PompeyOnSixers, INSTAGRAM – PompeyOnSixers

411 ON Hornets: It's has been a long time since Hornets opened March with five consecutive victories. Since then, they've lost 10 of 14 games and are in danger of not making the playoffs.

PROBABLE STARTER

SIXERS (18-58)

39  Jerami Grant F 6-8 6.0 ppg. 2.9 rpg.

4 Nerlens Noel F 6-11 10.0 ppg. 8.2 rpg

19 Furkan Aldemir C 6-10 2.1 ppg. 4.0 rpg.

33 Robert Covington G 6-9 12.8 ppg. 4.5 rpg.

5 Ish Smith G 6-0 12.5 ppg. 6.0 apg. (with the Sixers)

Coach: Brett Brown (second season, 37-121)

Injury report: Tony Wroten (partially torn ACL in right knee, out), and Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out), Isaiah Canaan (sprained right foot, out), Jason Richardson (rest, out), Thomas Robinson (left ankle sprain, out).

 (32-43)

44 Jeffrey Taylor F 6-7  3.4 ppg. 1.6 rpg.

2 Marvin Williams F 6-9 7.4 ppg. 4.7 rpg`.

8 Bismack Biyombo C 6-10 4.4 ppg. 6.0 rpg.

9 Gerald Henderson G 6-5  12.1 ppg. 3.5 apg.

15 Kemba Walker  G 6-4 18.0 ppg. 5.3S apg.

Coach:  Steve Clifford (second season, 75-82)

Injury report:  Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (left ankle sprain, out), Cody Zeller (right shoulder soreness, out). Al Jefferson (right knee soreness)

THE SERIES

Hornets lead, 52-40.

COMING UP

Sunday: 7:30 p.m. at Madison Square Garden, Sixers at New York Knicks 

Wednesday: 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center, Wizards at Sixers 

April 11: 8 p.m. at the United Center, Sixers at Chicago Bulls

April 13: 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center, Milwaukee Bucks at Sixers

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