76ers (6-5) at Golden State Warriors (9-3)

Saturday at 8:30 p.m., Oracle Arena

Talking points

This Sixers have a tough test against the defending NBA champions. The Warriors have outscored their last five opponents, 602-494. They've won each of those games by at least 17 points. Expect to see a lot of ball movement. Golden State leads the league in assists at 31 per games. The Sixers are second at 25.9. The squads are also two of the league's top three-point shooting teams. The Warriors rank second in the league in three-point percentage at 40.8. The Sixers are third at 40.0.

How to watch and follow the game

  • TV and streaming: NBC Philadelphia
  • Radio: 97.5 FM
  • Twitter: @PompeyOnSixers

Starting lineups

Sixers (6-5)

33 Robert Covington SF 6-9  16.1 ppg. 1.45 spg

9 Dario Saric PF 6-10  10.2 ppg. 5.6 rpg.

21 Joel Embiid C 7-2 20.7 ppg. 10.7 rpg.

17 JJ Redick SG 6-4  15.4 ppg. 3.6 apg.

25 Ben Simmons PG 6-10 17.8 ppg. 9.4 rpg.

Coach: Brett Brown (fifth season, 81-258)

Injury report: Markelle Fultz (right shoulder scapular muscle imbalance, out); Jerryd Bayless (left wrist soreness, doubtful); Nik Stauskas (sprained right ankle, doubtful)

Warriors  (9-3)

9 Andre Iguodala SF 6-6 5.1 ppg 3.5 rpg.

23 Draymond Green PF 6-7 10.2  ppg. 7.8 rpg.

27 Zaza Pachulia C 6-11 3.9 ppg. 4.8 rpg.

11 Klay Thompson SG 6-7 20.9 ppg. 4.1 rpg.

30 Steph Curry PG 6-3 25.4 ppg. 6.5 apg.

Coach: Steve Kerr  (fourth season, 216-42)

Injury report: Kevin Durant (left thigh contusion, questionable)

Head to head

The Sixers hold a 165-148 series advantage. However, the Warriors have won eight straight and nine of the last 10 series meetings.

Upcoming games

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

Wednesday: 10;30 p.m., at Staples Center, Sixers vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Nov. 18: 7:30 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Golden State Warriors vs. Sixers

Nov. 20: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Utah Jazz vs. Sixers

Nov. 22: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Portland Trail Blazers vs. Sixers