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Game Thread: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors

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The three-game slate against Eastern Conference powerhouses continues for the Sixers.

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Toronto Raptors Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Game Info

  • Date: November 28, 2016
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. EST
  • Place: Air Canada Centre
  • Channel: CSN

The Bad Guys: Raptors HQ

Probable Starters

  • Philadelphia: Sergio Rodriguez, Gerald Henderson, Robert Covington, Ersan Ilyasova, Jahlil Okafor
  • Toronto: Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, DeMarre Carroll, Pascal Siakam, Jonas Valanciunas

Injuries

Sixers-Raptors by the Numbers (Courtesy of stats.nba.com and basketball-reference.com)

  • 55.6 - Ersan Ilyasova’s shooting percentage with a defender contesting from four feet or less.
  • 60.4 - Nik Stauskas’ shooting percentage on two-point attempts this season which leads the team.
  • 7.8 - The difference in opposing team’s offensive ratings when Joel Embiid is on and off the court. Teams have a higher offensive rating when he’s off the court (112.1 to 104.3).
  • 20.2 - Richaun Holmes’ PER this season. He could get substantial minutes tonight with Embiid out.
  • 330 - DeMar DeRozan’s attempted two-point shots which is tied with Russell Westbrook for most in the NBA.