Bobcats vs. 76ers
7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
TV: SportSouth Radio: WFNZ-AM 610
|Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg||Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg|
|G, K. Walker||17.8||4.2||G, M. Carter-Williams||16.7||6.1|
|G, G. Henderson||14.3||4||G, J. Anderson||10.3||3.8|
|F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist||7.1||5.1||F, T. Young||18.0||6.0|
|F, J. McRoberts||8.6||4.9||F, H. Thompson||6.1||3.2|
|C, A. Jefferson||21.7||10.7||C, H. Sims||7.2||5.1|
Matchup to Watch
Michael Carter-Williams vs. Bobcats point guards: Carter-Williams has clearly been the best rookie in this class. The Bobcats’ Kemba Walker suffered a groin injury Wednesday in Washington in the victory over the Wizards.
Observations• Carter-Williams leads the rookies in just about every signficant statistic: Points, rebounds, assists (6.3 per game), steals (1.88) and minutes (34.6).
• The Bobcats can struggle this season on offense, but not against the Sixers; they average 106.7 points and 46 percent shooting versus Philly.
Tap-ins• Walker has 23 assists and one turnover this season against the 76ers.
• This is the Bobcats’ fan appreciation night. The first 10,000 fans in the building will receive T-shirts and there will be various prize giveaways.
Did you know?
Coach Steve Clifford considers free-throw attempts a key stat. The Bobcats have made more free throws against the 76ers (61) than the 76ers have attempted versus the Bobcats.