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New York Knicks vs 76ers at a Glance

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


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.


SIXERS (16-52)

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).

KNICKS (14-54)

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

Follow Inquirer 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers and on Instagram at PompeyOnSixers