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Sixers-Knicks Game Thread

The first ever duel between Joel Embiid and Kristaps Porzingis.

NBA: New York Knicks at Philadelphia 76ers Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Game Info

  • Date: January 11, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST
  • Place: Wells Fargo Center
  • Channel: CSN

The Bad Guys: Posting and Toasting

Probable Starters

  • Philadelphia: TJ McConnell, Nik Stauskas, Robert Covington , Ersan Ilyasova, Joel Embiid
  • New York: Derrick Rose, Courtney Lee, Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis, Joakim Noah


  • Philadelphia: Outside of Ben Simmons and Jerryd Bayless, the Sixers are completely healthy.
  • New York: Mindaugas Kuzminskas missed Monday’s game with an illness, but is expected to play against the Sixers.

Sixers-Knicks By The Numbers

  • Eight - Amount of games the Knicks have lost in their last nine games.
  • 96.5 - The Sixers’ defensive rating in 2017, good for number one in the NBA.
  • 1-12 - The Knicks record when Derrick Rose takes 17 or more shots in a game.
  • 8.4 - Number of assists TJ McConnell is averaging in the past five games.
  • 4.3 - Amount of pass deflections Robert Covington averages per game, tied for first in the NBA.

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