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Raptors @ Sixers Game Thread and Koalas

Raptors vs 76ers coverage


Location: Wells Fargo Center
Time: April 4th, 2012, 7:00 PM Eastern
Channel: CSN, NBA League Pass
Probable starters:
Jose Calderon PG Jrue Holiday
DeMar DeRozan SG Evan Turner
Alan Anderson
SF Andre Iguodala
Andrea Bargnani PF Elton Brand
Aaron Gray (Allentown!) C Spencer Hawes
Advanced Stats: (league rankings)
98.9 (24) Off 101.7 (17)
102.2 (16) Def 94.9 (1)
47.7% (20) eFG% 48.1% (17)
48.0% (11) deFG% 45.2% (2)
14.8% (24) TOR 10.7% (1)
25.7 (22) ORR 24.2 (26)
74.9 (5) DRB 75.1 (2)
28.0 (13) FTR 21.1 (30)

Mortal Enemies: Raptors HQ

It's the second of a back-to-back and one of the last home games of the season. The Sixers have been taking care of lesser opponents at home all year, and this one certainly looks like it could be another of those turnouts. With the Celtics welcoming the Spurs to town, tonight presents a very real opportunity to pick up a game in the division. While it is the second half of a back-to-back (the first being last night's loss to the Heat), I'm still anticipating the Sixers to come out focused as they can see the division lead wandering off into the sunset after every loss.

According to Mike Preston earlier in the day, Iguodala is available tonight. Hopefully the Sixers won't need too much out of him and put together an easy victory like against Cleveland last week.

Let's hit the thread and keep our division hopes alive! GO SIXERS!

And just for fun:

"It makes no sense to me why so many good scorers can't defend," Iguodala says. "Like Lou Williams. He's one of the toughest guys to guard in the league, but he can't guard anybody. I don't get that."

The Sixers should be looking across the floor seeing a bunch of players that they're better than...

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