76ers vs. Los Angeles Lakers at a Glance

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TEAMS:  Sixers (3-31) vs. Lakers (6-27)

WHEN: 10:30 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Staples Center

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

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

411 ON LAKERS: Kobe Bryant is coming off his first double-double of the season, finishing with 15 points, 11 rebounds and three assists in Wednesday's 112-104 victory at the Boston Celtics.

PROBABLE STARTERS

Sixers (3-31)

9 JaKarr Sampson F 6-9  6.1 ppg. 3.0 rpg

39 Jerami Grant PF 6-8  9.3 ppg. 1.7 bpg.

4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 10.6 ppg. 7.9 rpg.

0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0  11.2 ppg. 2.0 apg

1 Ish Smith G 6-0 18.0 ppg. 8.3 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (Third season, 40-158)

Injury report: Joel Embiid (broken right foot rehab, out).

LAKERS (6-27)

24 Kobe Bryant G 6-6 17.2 ppg 3.4 apg.

7 Larry Nance Jr. F 6-9 5.4 ppg. 4.2 rpg.

17 Roy Hibbert C 7-2 7.0 ppg. 6.1 rpg.

23  Lou WIlliams G 6-1 13.3 ppg. 2.5 apg.

6  Jordan Clarkson G 6-5 14.7 ppg. 2.4 apg.

Coach: Bryon Scott (15th  season, 443-609)

Injury report:

THE SERIES

The Lakers hold a 142-132 all-time series advantage.

COMING UP

Saturday: 10:30 p.m., at Staples Center, Sixers at Los Angeles Clippers

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

Thursday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Atlanta Hawks at Sixers

Jan. 9: 7:30 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Toronto Raptors at Sixers

Jan. 10: 6 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Cleveland Cavaliers at Sixers

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