76ers vs. Toronto Raptors at a Glance

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TEAMS: Sixers (1-23) at Raptors (15-9)

WHEN: 6 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Air Canada Centre

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

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

411 ON RAPTORS: Philly native and former Villanova standout Kyle Lowry is averaging a league-best 2.46 steals. … Raptors shooting DeMar DeRozan has averaged 23.5 points in the past nine games against the Sixers.

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (1-23)

33 Robert Covington G 6-9  13.7 ppg. 6.1 spg

4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 10.3 ppg. 8.0 rpg.

8 Jahlil Okafor C 6-11 17.3 ppg. 7.9 rpg.

0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0  10.7 ppg. 2.2 apg

12 TJ McConnell G 6-1 7.2 ppg. 6.0 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (Third season, 38-150)

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

RAPTORS (15-9)

31 Terrence Ross F 6-7 6.3 ppg. 2.2 rpg.

4 Luis Scola F 6-9 10 ppg. 5.8 rpg.

8 Bismack Biyombo C 6-9 5.1 ppg. 7.5 rpg.

10 DeMar DeRozen G 6-7 21.7 ppg. 4.2 apg.

7 Kyle Lowry G 6-1 21.6ppg. 6.2 apg.

Coach: Dwane Casey (7th season, 222-236)

Injury report: Jonas Valanciunas (fracture of the fourth metacarpal, left hand, out), DeMarre Carroll (right knee contusion, out), Lucas Nogueira (sprained left ankle, questionable).

THE SERIES

The Raptors hold a 42-35 all-time series advantage. They also won nine straight against the Sixers.

COMING UP

Monday: 8 p.m., at United Center, Sixers at Chicago Bulls

Wednesday: 8 p.m., at Philips Arena, Sixers at Atlanta Hawks

Friday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, New York Knicks at Sixers

Dec. 20: 3:30 p.m., at Quicken Loans Arena, Sixers at Cleveland Cavaliers

Dec. 22: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Memphis Grizzlies at Sixers

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