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Sixers vs.Timberwolves at a glance

76ers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves at a Glance


TEAMS:  Sixers (0-14) vs. Timberwolves (5-8)

WHEN: 8 p.m. Monday

WHERE: Target Center

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM


411 ON TIMBERWOLVES:  Minnesota is 0-6 at home and have lost 14 straight games at the Target Center,dating back to last season. Rookie center Karl-Anthony Towns leads all rookies in rebounding (10.4 per game) and blocks (2.4 blocks) and second in scoring behind Jahlil Okafor in scoring (16).


SIXERS (0-14)

39 Jerami Grant F 6-8  10.1 ppg. 4.9 rpg.

4 Nerlens Noel F 6-11 11.0 ppg. 8.8 rpg.

8 Jahlil Okafor C 6-11 17.9 ppg. 7.7 rpg.

11 Nik Stauskas G 6-6  9.8 ppg. 2.8 apg.

12 T.J. McConnell G 6-2 7.1 ppg. 6.4 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (Third season, 37-141)

Injury report: Tony Wroten (right ACL tear, out), Kendall Marshall (right ACL tear, out), Joel Embiid (broken right foot, out), Carl Landry (torn ligament right wrist, out).

Timberwolves (5-8)

22 Andrew Wiggins G 6-8 21.5 ppg.3.4 apg.

21 Kevin Garnett F 6-11 2.5 ppg. 4.9 rpg.

32 Karl-Anthony Towns C 7-0 16.0 ppg.10.4 rpg.

23 Kevin Martin G 6-7 13.3 ppg.2.8 rpg.

9  Ricky Rubio G 6-4 11.7 ppg. 8.4 apg.

Coach: Sam Mitchell (sixth season, 161-197)

Injury report: Nemanja Bjelica (bruised left knee, questionable); Nikola Pekovic (right Achilles tendon, out)


The Sixers hold a two-game series winnning streak. The Timberwolves, however, have a 27-22 all-time series advantage.


Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., at TD Garden, Sixers at Boston Celtics

Friday: 8 p.m., at Toyota Center, Sixers at Houston Rockets

Sunday: 6 p.m., at FedExForum, Sixers at Memphis Grizzlies

Dec. 1: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Los Angeles Lakers at Sixers

Dec. 2: 7:30 p.m., at Madison Square Garden,  Sixers at New York Knicks

Follow Inquirer 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers and on Instagram at PompeyOnSixers