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Sixers-Trail Blazers Game Thread

Sixers kick off their five game road trip in Portland.

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2014-2015 NBA Regular Season
December 26th
Moda Center
10:00 PM
CSN Philly 3M's - Marc Zumoff, Malik Rose, and Molly Sullivan
Probable Starters
Michael Carter-Williams PG Damian Lillard
JaKarr Sampson SG Wesley Matthews
Robert Covington SF Nic Batum
Luc Mbah a Moute PF Thomas Robinson
Nerlens Noel C Joel Freeland
2014/15 Numbers Of Note
Damian Lillard 3P%: 40.2%
Michael Carter-Williams Last 10 Games: 16.2 PPG, 44.6 FG%, 9.4 APG
Nerlens Noel's averages: 7.9 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 1.5 BPG
Tonight's Officials
Ron Garretson
Violet Palmer (oh god)
Gary Zielinski

Some injury information of note:

  • Tony Wroten returns to the team after missing Wednesday's game with a sprained right knee. He'll be joined by Furkan Aldemir, who has been dealing with plantar fasciitis for the past three games. Hollis Thompson will miss tonight's game with an upper respiratory infection.
  • The Trail Blazers are dealing with a slew of injuries to their roster. LaMarcus Aldridge (ill) and Robin Lopez (hand fracture) will miss tonight's game. Reserve center Chris Kaman will also be out, as his wife has gone into labor. Nic Batum (wrist) will play.