76ers vs. Charlotte Hornets at a Glance

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TEAMS:  Hornets (6-19) vs. 76ers (2-22)

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Wells Fargo Center

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet,  RADIO – 97.5 FM

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411 ON HORNETS:   The Sixers are 0-13 at home, and Charlotte provides a solid opportunity for their first home victory.  The Hornets lost four straight and 14 of their last 16 games. They are 1-10 on the road.

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (2-22)

33 Robert Covington F 6-9 11.3 ppg. 3.7 rpg.

12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8  8.9  ppg. 5.0 rpg.

4 Nerlens Noel F 6-11 8.1 ppg. 6.5 rpg..

31 Hollis Thompson G 6-8 7.9 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 15.5 ppg. 7.7 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (second season, 21-85)

Injury report: Furkan Aldemir (plantar fasciitis, doubtful), Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out) and Jason Richardson (right foot stress fracture, out).

HORNETS (6-19)

14 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist F 6-7 8.9 ppg. 5.1 rpg.

40 Cody Zeller F 7-0 7.9 ppg. 5.2 rpg.

25 Al Jefferson C 6-10 19.2 ppg. 8.0 rpg.

1 Lance Stephenson G 6-5 10.2 ppg. 6.8 rpg.

15 Kemba Walker G 6-1 15.8 ppg. 5.6 apg.

Gerald Henderson would start at shooting guard if Stephenson can't play

Coach: Steve Clifford (Second season, 49-58)

Injury report: Stephenson (Pelvic strain, doubtful). 

THE SERIES

The Hornets hold a 51-39 series advantage.

COMING UP

Sunday: 6 p.m., at Amway Center, Sixers vs. Orlando Magic

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m., at American Airlines Center, Sixers vs. Miami Heat

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