76ers vs. Detroit Pistons at a Glance
TEAMS: 76ers (1-18) vs. Pistons (3-16)
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: The Palace of Auburn Hills
BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM
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411 ON PISTONS: Detroit takes a 10-game losing streak into Saturday night's matchup. The Pistons' last win was a 96-89 decision over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Nov. 14. However, center Andre Drummond is having a solid season, averaging a double-double. He finished with 27 points, 14 rebounds, five blocked shots and four steals in Wednesday's 109-102 setback to the Boston Celtics.
12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8 8.4 ppg. 4.9 rpg.
4 Nerlens Noel F 6-11 8.1 ppg. 6.5 rpg.
35 Henry Sims C 6-11 10.0 ppg. 5.7 rpg.
31 Hollis Thompson G 6-8 7.5 ppg. 3.2 rpg.
1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 16.0 ppg. 6.7 apg.
Coach: Brett Brown (Second season, 20-81)
Injury report: Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out), Jason Richardson (right foot stress fracture, out), Tony Wroten (sprain right knee, questionable) and Alexey Shved(left hip flexor strain, questionable)
25 Kyle Singler F 6-8 6.6 ppg. 2.3 rpg.
9 Josh Smith F 6-9 13.2 ppg. 7.3 rpg.
0 Andre Drummond C 6-11 11.4 ppg. 12.0 rpg.
5 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope G 6-5 12.4 ppg. 3.4 rpg.
7 Brandon Jennings G 6-1 15.1 ppg. 6.1 apg.
Coach: Stan Van Gundy (Ninth season, 374-224)
Injury report: Jodie Meeks (stress reaction lower back, out)
The Sixers hold a 169-131 advantage. But the Pistons have won four consecutive games at home against the Sixers.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m. at Phillips Arena, Sixers vs. Atlanta Hawks
Friday: 7:30 p.m. at Barclays Center, Sixers vs. Brooklyn Nets
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