76ers vs. Phoenix Suns at a Glance

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TEAMS:  Sixers (1-30) vs. Suns (12-19)

WHEN: 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Talking Stick Resort Arena

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

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

411 ON SUNS: Phoenix is without power forward and Philly native Markieff Morris the next two games while being suspended without for "conduct detrimental to the team." He threw a tough at head coach Jeff Hornacek in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's loss to the Denver Nuggets.

PROBABLE STARTERS

Sixers (1-30)

33 Robert Covington G 6-9  12.3 ppg. 2.1 spg

4 Nerlens Noel PF 6-11 9.8 ppg. 7.8 rpg.

8 Jahlil Okafor C 6-11 17.6 ppg. 7.9 rpg.

9 JaKarr Sampson G 6-9  6.1 ppg. 2.9 spg

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

Coach: Brett Brown (Third season, 38-157)

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

SUNS (12-19)

12 T.J. Warren F 6-8 10.9 ppg.3.4 rpg.

30 John Leuer F 6-10 9.0 ppg. 5.9 rpg.

4 Tyson Chandler C 7-1 4.5 ppg. 7.3 rpg.

1  Devin Booker G 6-6 5.4 ppg. 1.1 rpg.

2  Eric Bledsoe G 6-1 20.9 ppg. 6.3 apg.

Coach: Jeff Hornacek (Third season, 99-96)

Injury report: None

THE SERIES

The Suns have won five straight and hold a 65-52 all-time series advantage.

COMING UP

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

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

Friday: 10:30 p.m., at Staples Center, Sixers at Los Angeles Lakers

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

Jan. 4: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Minnesota Timberwolves at Sixers

Follow 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers