New York Knicks vs. 76ers at a Glance
TEAMS: Knicks (14-54) vs. Sixers (16-52)
WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE: Wells Fargo Center
BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM
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411 on KNICKS: Sixers fans are familiar with Alexey Shved, the Knicks starting point guard. The Sixers acquired Shved, Luc Mbah a Moute and a second-round pick in exchange for Thad Young in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves this summer. The Russian was traded to the Houston Rockets on Dec. 19 before landing with Knicks last month in another trade.
9 JaKarr Sampson G/F 6-9 4.7 ppg. 2.1 rpg.
12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8 10.0 ppg. 5.0 rpg.
4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 9.3 ppg. 7.8 rpg.
23 Jason Richardson G 6-6 9.7 ppg. 4.3 rpg..
5 Ish Smith G 6-0 4.3 ppg. 2.4 apg.
Coach: Brett Brown (second season, 35-115)
Injury report: Tony Wroten (partially torn ACL in right knee, out), Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out).
21 Lou Amundson F 6-9 6.9.ppg. 6.1 rpg.
42 Lance Thomas F 6-8 7.8 ppg. 3.2 rpg`.
77 Andrea Bargnani C 7-0 14.2 ppg. 4.3 rpg.
2 Langston Galloway G 6-2 11.1 ppg. 3.0 apg.
1 Alexey Shved G 6-6 14.0 ppg. 3.5 apg.
Coach: Derek Fisher (first season, 14-54)
Injury report: Carmelo Anthony (left knee surgery, out), Jose Calderon (sore left Achilles, out), Tim Hardaway Jr. (sprained right wrist, questionable) and Cleanthony Early (sprained left ankle, questionable).
Sixers lead, 241-1941. However, the Knicks have won four straight and 15 of the past 20 meetings.
Sunday: 9:30 p.m., at Staples Center, Sixers at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday: 10 p.m., at Sleep Train Arena, Sixers at Sacramento Kings
Wednesday: 9 p.m., at Pepsi Center, Sixes at Denver Nuggets
March 27: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Los Angeles Clippers at Sixers
March 29: 4:30 p.m., at Quicken Loans Arena, Sixers at Cleveland Cavaliers
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