Charlotte Bobcats vs.Philadelphia 76ers

01/14/2014 8:33 PM

01/14/2014 8:47 PM

Bobcats vs. Sixers

7 p.m., Wells Fargo Center

TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610

Projected Starters

Bobcats 76ers
Pos, Player Ppg Rpg Pos, Player Ppg Rpg
G, K. Walker 18.6 4.3 G, M. Carter-Williams 17.5 5.8
G, G. Henderson 15.7 4.3 G, J. Anderson 10 3.8
F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist 9.1 5.3 F, T. Young 17.8 6.6
F, J. McRoberts 7.7 5.4 F, E. Turner 18.9 6.3
C, A. Jefferson 16.8 10 C, S. Hawes 14.3 8.6

Matchup to Watch

Michael Carter-Williams vs. Kemba Walker: Carter-Williams is the early favorite for NBA Rookie of the Year. At 6-foot-6 he’s among the league’s biggest point guards, capable of assembling a triple-double.


• The Sixers have cooled off some since their surprisingly fast start. They’ve lost their past four games, to Minnesota, Cleveland, Detroit and New York.
•  Evan Turner is putting up big numbers the season before he hits free agency. The 76ers didn’t lock him up to an extension last summer.


• The Sixers have won five straight against the Bobcats in Philadelphia.
• The Sixers commit an NBA-high 17.3 turnovers per game.

Did you know?

If Carter-Williams maintains his current averages, he’ll join Magic Johnson as the only rookies to average at least 17 points, seven assists and five rebounds.

Rick Bonnell

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