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Sixers-Wolves Game Thread

A banged-up Sixers squad takes on the league's most-used starting lineup in Minnesota.

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Game Time: 9:30 PM

Location: Target Center, Minneapolis

Network: NBC Sports Network Philadelphia+

Projected Starters - 76ers :

G - Ben Simmons

G - J.J. Redick

F - Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot

F - Dario Saric

C - Richaun Holmes

Projected Starters - Wolves:

G - Jeff Teague

G - Andrew Wiggins

F - Jimmy Butler

F - Taj Gibson

C - Karl-Anthony Towns


Sixers: Markelle Fultz (shoulder - out), Justin Anderson (shin splints - out), Joel Embiid (back - game time decision), T.J. McConnell (shoulder - game time decision), Robert Covington (back - game time decision)

Wolves: Nemanja Bjelica (foot - out), Justin Patton (toe - out)

Officials: David Guthrie, Pat Fraher, Scott Twardoski

Game Preview: Here

The Enemy: Canis Hoopus


Brett Brown said Embiid, Covington, and McConnell are all game-time decisions, but of the three Embiid looks most likely to play.

Minnesota's starting five spend the most time on the floor of any starting crew in the league, by far, so it'll be interesting to see if the Sixers are able to attack when they're fatigued at the end of the game.

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