76ers vs. Milwaukee Bucks at a Glance

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TEAMS:  Sixers (1-29) vs. Bucks (11-18)

WHEN: 8 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: BMO Harris Bradley Center

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

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

411 ON BUCKS: Former Sixers point guard Michael Carter-Williams notched his fifth 20-plus point game of the season at Phoenix on Monday, finishing with 20 points, a season-high nine rebounds and six assists.  … Longtime NBA assistant coach Joe Prunty is running the team while coach Jason Kidd recovers from Monday's right hip surgery.

PROBABLE STARTERS

Sixers (1-29)

33 Robert Covington G 6-9  12.7 ppg. 2.1 spg

4 Nerlens Noel PF 6-8 10.0 ppg. 7.9 rpg.

8 Jahlil Okafor C 6-11 17.6 ppg. 8.0 rpg.

0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0  10.8 ppg. 2.1 apg

5 Kendall Marshall G 6-4 4.8 ppg. 4.4 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (Third season, 38-156)

Injury report: Joel Embiid (broken right foot rehab, out), Carl Landry (torn ligament right wrist rehab, out)

BUCKS (11-18)

22 Khris Middleton G 6-8 14.8 ppg.3.4 apg.

12 Jabari Parker F 6-8 11.0 ppg. 4.2 rpg.

15Greg Monroe C 6-11 15.9 ppg. 11.0 rpg.

3  OJ Mayo G 6-5 14.4 ppg.3.3 apg.

5  Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 11.6 ppg. 5.3 apg.

Coach: Jason Kidd (third season, 96-97)

Injury report: Jerryd Bayless (left ankle sprain, out), Greivis Vasquez (post-surgery right ankle, out), Tony Allen (right knee injury, questionqble).  Giannis Antetolounmpo (Patellar tendinitis, left knee)

THE SERIES

The Bucks hold a 101-96  all-time series advantage.

COMING UP

Saturday: 9 p.m., at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Sixers at Phoenix Suns

Monday: 9 p.m., at Energy Solution Arena, Sixers at Utah Jazz

Dec. 30: 10 p.m, at Sleep Train Arena, Sixers at Sacramento Kings

Jan. 1: 10:30 p.m., at Staples Centers, Sixers at Los Angeles Lakers

Jan. 2: 10:30 p.m., at Staples Centers, Sixers at Los Angeles Clippers

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