76ers vs. Portland Trail Blazers at a Glance
TEAMS: 76ers (4-23) vs. Trail Blazers (23-7)
WHEN: 10 p.m. Monday
WHERE: Moda Center
BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM
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411 ON Blazers: The Blazers have one of the league's top tandems in NBA all-stars in point guard Damian Lillard and power forward LaMarcus Aldridge.
Aldridge averaged 27.3 points and 13.7 rebounds over his last three games played. He's also the league's only player ranked in the Top 10 in both points (22.9 per game) and rebounds (10.6). The 6-foot-11, 240-pounder has a team-high 16 double-doubles.
Lillard is ranked in the Top 10 in the league in scoring (21.9) and three-pointers (82).
As a team, Portland led the NBA is rebounding (46.5 per game) and was sixth in scoring (103.8), sixth in three-pointers made (9.6) and seventh in three-point percentage (37.3 percent) heading in Thursday's games.
33 Robert Covington F 6-9 11.7 ppg. 4.0 rpg.
12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8 9.3 ppg. 5.1 rpg.
4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 7.9 ppg. 7.0 rpg.
9 JaKarr Sampson G 6-9 2.6 ppg. 1.8 rpg.
1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 15.9 ppg. 7.6 apg.
Coach: Brett Brown (Second season, 23-86)
Injury report: Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out), Jason Richardson (right foot stress fracture, out), Tony Wroten (sprain right knee, questionable), Furkan Aldemir (right foot Plantar Fasciitis, questionable), Hollis Thompson (upper respiratory infection, questionable)
88 Nicolas Batum F 6-8 8.6 ppg. 5.3 apg.
12 LaMarcus Aldridge F 6-11 22.9 ppg. 10.6 rpg.
19 Joel Freeman C 6-11 3.2 ppg. 3.6 rpg.
2 Wesley Matthews G 6-5 16.1 ppg. 3.6 apg.
0 Damian Lillard G 6-3 21.9 ppg. 6.3 apg.
Coach: Terry Stotts, (Seventh season, 223-255)
Injury report: Robin Lopez (fractured right hand).
The Sixers hold a 55-49 advantage.
Saturday: 9 p.m. at EnergySolutions Arena, Sixers vs. Utah
Tuesday: 10:30 p.m. at Oracle Arena, Sixers vs. Golden State
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