New York Knicks vs. 76ers at a Glance

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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

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

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.

PROBABLE STARTERS

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).

THE SERIES

Sixers lead, 241-1941. However, the Knicks have won four straight and 15 of the past 20 meetings.

UPCOMING GAMES

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