76ers vs. Denver Nuggets at a Glance

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TEAMS:  Sixers (17-54) vs. Nuggets (27-44)

WHEN: 9 pm. Wednesday

WHERE: Pepsi Center

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

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

411 on Nuggets: Danilo Gallinari is coming off a solid  performance. He finished with a career-high 40 points to go with seven rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks. The Sixers need to pay close attention to him Wednesday night.

PROBABLE STARTER

SIXERS (17-54)

9  JaKarr Sampson G 6-9 4.7 ppg. 2.1 rpg.

12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8 10.1 ppg. 5.0 rpg.

4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 9.5 ppg. 7.9 rpg.

23 Jason Richardson G 6-6 9.1 ppg. 4.0 rpg.

5 Ish Smith G 6-0 11.5 ppg. 6.3 apg. (With the Sixers)

Coach: Brett Brown (second season, 36-117)

Injury report: Tony Wroten (partially torn ACL in right knee, out),and Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out).

NUGGETS (27-44)

21 Wilson Chandler F 6-8 13.7 ppg. 6.0 rpg.

8 Danillo Gallinar1 F 6-10 11.4 ppg. 3.5 rpg`.

35 Kenneth Faried C 6-11 12.6 ppg. 8.8 rpg.

4 G 6-5 Randy Foye G 6-4, 7.8 ppg, 2,2 apg..

3 Ty Lawson G 5-11 16.4 ppg 9.7 apg.

Coach:   Melvin Hunt (First season, interim, 7-5)

Injury report:   None

THE SERIES

Sixers lead, 45-34.

COMING UP

Friday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Los Angeles Clippers at Sixers

Sunday: 4:30 p.m., at Quicken Loans Arena, Sixers at Cleveland Cavaliers

Monday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Lakers at Sixers

April 1: 7 p.m., at Verizon Center, Sixers at Washington Wizards

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