Hornets at 76ers
7 p.m., Wells Fargo Center
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610
Matchup to Watch
Al Jefferson vs. Nerlens Noel: Jefferson gets guarded by a rookie; he should be revving up for a big night.
• For the second draft in a row, the Sixers used a high pick on an injured big man. Joel Embiid is out with a right foot injury.
• The Sixers are big in the backcourt, which could be trouble for what is a small Hornets roster.
• Hornets shooting guard Lance Stephenson suffered a sprained pelvic in Wednesday’s loss to the Phoenix Suns. He didn’t practice Friday and is highly doubtful to play against the 76ers Friday and Utah Jazz Saturday.
• Ex-Bobcat Jason Richardson is out for the 76ers with a knee injury.
Did you know?
The Sixers have yet to win a game in Philly this season – 0-13 at Wells Fargo Center.
|Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg||Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg|
|G, K. Walker||15.8||4.3||G, M. Crtr-Williams||15.5||7.3|
|G, G. Henderson||7.7||3.3||G, H. Thompson||7.9||3.2|
|F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist||8.9||5.1||F, L. M- a Moute||8.9||5.0|
|F, C. Zeller||7.9||5.2||F, R. Covington||11.3||3.7|
|C, A. Jefferson||19.3||8.0||C, N. Noel||8.1||6.5|