Denver Nuggets vs. 76ers at a Glance


TEAMS:  Nuggets (7-13) at Sixers (1-19)

WHEN: 1 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Wells Fargo Center

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM


411 ON NUGGETS:  Denver point guard Emmanuel Mudiay leads all rookies in assists at 6.1 per game Sixers rookie point guard T.J. McConnell is a close second at 6.0.


NUGGETS (7-13)

8  Danilo Gallinari F 6-10 17.4 ppg. 6.5 rpg.

35 Kenneth Faried F 6-8 12.3 ppg. 8.7 rpg.

15 Nikola Jokic C 7-0 7.9 ppg. 5.0 rpg.

4 Randy Foye G 6-4 5.0 ppg.1.9 apg.

0  Emmanuel Mudiay G 6-5 11.4 ppg. 6.1 apg.

Coach: Michael Malone (3d season, 46-80)

Injury report:  Kenneth Faried (left ankle sprain, questionable), Gary Harris (Concussion, out), Wilson Chandler (right hip arthroscopic surgery, out), Jusuf Nurkic (left patellar tendon repair, out).

SIXERS (1-19)

33 Robert Covington F 6-9  13.7 ppg. 3.0 spg

39 Jerami Grant F 6-8  10.3 ppg. 5.1 rpg.

4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 10.1 ppg. 8.3 rpg.

9 JaKarr Sampson G 6-9  5.9 ppg. 2.9 rpg.

0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0 11.2 ppg. 2.1 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (Third season, 38-146)

Injury report: Kendall Marshall (right ACL tear, out), Joel Embiid (broken right foot, out), Carl Landry (torn ligament right wrist, out).


The Sixers hold a 46-34 series advantage and have won the last three meetings.


Monday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, San Antonio Spurs at Sixers

Thursday: 7:30 p.m., at Barclays Center, Sixers at Brooklyn

Friday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Detroit Pistons at Sixers

Dec. 13: 6 p.m., at Air Canada Centre, Sixers at Toronto Raptors

Dec. 14: 8 p.m., United Center, Sixers at Chicago Bulls

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