The 76ers are one game away from tying the record for worst start in NBA history and when the visit the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, it could be a short-handed team.

Coach Brett Brown said after Tuesday's practice that Tony Wroten, who missed the previous two games with a sprained right knee, won't play.

In addition, guard Alexy Shved, who had 19 points in Monday's 109-103 loss to the visiting San Antonio Spurs, is "highly questionable" to face his old team according to Brown due to a left hip flexor.

Nerlens Noel, who missed Monday's game due to a right hip pointer, returned to practice but his availability Wednesday is still in question.

"I thought he looked rusty and really sore and it was like pulling teeth to get him to move," Brown said.

Noel remained positive.

"I was able to get through practice today and it's a matter how good it feels tomorrow morning," Noel said. "I think that time is on our side so I will take care if it these next 24 hours."

The Sixers are 0-17 and will tie the mark for the worst NBA start by the 2009-2010 New Jersey Nets if they lose to the Wolves.