New York Knicks vs. 76ers at a Glance

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TEAMS: Knicks (12-14) at Sixers (1-26)

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Wells Fargo Center

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

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

411 ON KNICKS:  Knicks power forward Krstaps Porzingis one of the favorites to win the rookie-of-the-year award.  He ranked among the rookies in scoring (13.6 per game) and second in rebounds (8.4), blocks (1.8) and free-throw shooting (84.2 percent). The 7-foot-3, 240-pounder is also tied for first in double-doubles.

PROBABLE STARTERS

KNICKS (12-24)

7  Carmelo Anthony G 6-8  21.7 ppg. 7.5 rpg

6  Kristaps Porzingis PF 7-3 13.5 ppg. 8.3 rpg.

8 Robin Lopez C 7-0 7.1 ppg. 5.4 rpg.

4 Arron Affalo G 6-5  13.6 ppg. 3.7 rpg

3 Jose Calderon G 6-3 7.4 ppg. 3.7 apg.

Coach: Derek Fisher  (2d season, 29-79)

Injury report: No injuries

Sixers (1-26)

33 Robert Covington G 6-9  13.7 ppg. 2.3 spg

39 Jerami Grant PF 6-8 9.5 ppg. 1.8 bpg.

8 Jahlil Okafor C 6-11 17.8 ppg. 8.1 rpg.

0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0  10.9 ppg. 2.1 apg

5 Kendall Marshall G 6-4 4.7 ppg. 5.0 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (Third season, 38-153)

Injury report: Joel Embiid (broken right foot rehab, out), Carl Landry (torn ligament right wrist rehab, out),

THE SERIES

Sixers hold a 242-196 series advantage, but have lost the last 12 meetings.

COMING UP

Sunday: 3:30 p.m., at Quicken Loans Arena, Sixers at Cleveland Cavaliers

Tuesday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Memphis Grizzlies at Sixers

Wednesday: 8 p.m, at BMO Harris Bradley Center, Sixers at Milwaukee Bucks

Dec. 26: 9 p.m., at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Sixers at Phoenix Suns

Dec. 28: 9 p.m., at Energy Solution Arena, Sixers at Utah Jazz

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