Brooklyn Nets vs. 76ers at a Glance
TEAMS: Nets (25-38) vs. Sixers (15-50)
WHEN: 7:30 pm. Saturday
WHERE: Wells Fargo Center
BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM
SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE: TWITTER – @PompeyOnSixers, INSTAGRAM – PompeyOnSixers
411 on Nets: Thaddeus Young is making his second trip to the Wells Fargo as a member of a visiting team on Saturday. But this will be his first one with the Brooklyn Nets.
The Nets acquired Young in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves last month. That move came after the Sixers traded him to Minnesota in exchange for Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved and a first-round pick. The 6-foot-8 power forward was the 12th overall pick by the Sixers in the 2007 NBA draft. He scored 7,078 points in 15,516 minutes played with the Sixers. He had 10 points and seven rebounds with the Timberwolves in his first trip back to Well Fargo on Jan. 30.
33 Robert Covington F 6-9 13.0 ppg. 4.7 rpg.
12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8 10.1 ppg. 5.1 rpg.
4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 8.8 ppg. 7.8 rpg.
23 Jason Richardson G 6-6 10.6 ppg. 4.0 rpg.
0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0 8.5 ppg. 1.8 apg.
Coach: Brett Brown (second season, 32-114 or 33-113)
Injury report: Tony Wroten (partially torn ACL in right knee, out), Jason Richardson (rest, out), and Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out).
7 Joe Johnson F 6-7 14.9.ppg. 3.5 apg.
30 Thad Young F 6-8 14.0ppg. 5.0 rpg`.
11 Brook Lopez C 7-0 15.5 ppg. 6.8 rpg.
22 Markel Brown G 6-3 4.1 ppg. 1.9 rpg.
8 Deron Williams G 6-3 13.1 ppg. 6.1 apg.
Coach: Lionel Hollis (Eighth season, 239-239)
Injury report: Sergey Karasey (disclocated patella/torn MCL, right knee, out) and Mirza Teletocvic (pulmonary embolus, out)
Sixers lead, 103-76, and snapped a four-game series skid with a 90-88 victory on Jan. 9 in Brooklyn.
Monday: 7:30 p.m., at TD Garden, Sixers at Boston Celtics.
Wednesday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Detroit Pistons at Sixers
Friday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, New York Knicks at Sixers
March 22: at Staples Center, Sixers at, Los Angeles Lakers
March 24: at Sleep Train Arena, Sixers at Sacramento Kings,