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Sixers-Raptors Game Thread

Sixers try to put a stop to their skid against the red-hot Raptors.

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Toronto Raptors Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

Game Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Wells Fargo Center

TV: NBC Sports Network Philadelphia

Radio: 97.5 the Fanatic

Projected Starters - 76ers :

G - Ben Simmons

G - Jerryd Bayless

F - Robert Covington

F - Dario Saric

C - Amir Johnson

Projected Starters - Raptors

G - Kyle Lowry

G - DeMar DeRozan

F - OG Anunoby

F - Serge Ibaka

C - Jonas Valanciunas


Sixers: Markelle Fultz (shoulder - out), Justin Anderson (shin splints - out), Trevor Booker (gastoenteritis - questionable), Joel Embiid (back - probable), Furkan Korkmaz (foot - out), JJ Redick (hamstring - doubtful)

Raptors: Lucas Nogueira (calf - out), C.J. Miles (dental procedure - out)

Officials: Local boy Mike Callahan (#24), Matt Boland (#18), Ben Taylor (#46)

Game Preview: Here

The Enemy: Raptors HQ


  • Kyle Lowry returns home. Against the Sixers, he averages 16.6/4.4/6.2 against career averages of 14.3/4.2/5.8. At the Wells Fargo Center, in 9 games as a Raptor since 2013, he's been putting up 18.6/5.2/7.8 and shooting 39.3% from long range.
  • The Raptors have won ten of their last eleven. The Sixers have not.
  • It's the second game of a back-to-back for the Raptors, and these teams will meet again up in Canada on Saturday.

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