PHILADELPHIA, December 16 —— The following are the starting lineups for Golden State versus the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center with Klay Thompson and Jordan Poole the players to watch for the Warriors in the absence of the injured Stephen Curry. Center Joel Embiid is the player to watch for the Sixers.
What: Watch Golden State Warriors vs Philadelphia 76ers
Where: Wells Fargo Center
TV Channels and Streaming: ESPN and WatchESPN / ESPN App Radio: Listen For Free
Start Time: 7:30 pm ET
LINE PHI -460 SPREAD PHI -10.0 O/U 220.5 Points
Curry, who is averaging 30 points, 6.8 assists and 6.6 rebounds, while shoot 50% from the field this season, is out for the Warriors tonight with a shoulder injury. Shams Charania of The Athletic reports that the All-Star guard could be sidelined for almost a month with the problem, but he won’t require surgery. Read more: NBA Schedule and ESPN Schedule tonight on Dec. 16
Golden State is scoring 118.9 points per game with Curry on the field while without him the Warriors (14-15) are scoring 99.9 points per game. With Curry out, look for Jordan Poole to take over in the backcourt alongside Klay Thompson, while Donte DiVincenzo is set to mix in more as well.
Curry is averaging 30.0 points with 6.8 assists and shooting 43.4% from 3-point range versus the 76ers.
Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid leads the NBA in scoring this season at 33.3 points per game, while he is also grabbing 9.7 rebounds and dishing out 4.7 assists for the 76ers (15-12).
James Harden of the Sixers has dished out 15 or more assists in consecutive games this season, and he is averaging 10.8 assists per game versus the Warriors.
Warriors vs 76ers Starting Lineups
Here is a look at the starting lineups for both teams:
- James Harden (PG)
- Jordan Poole (SG)
- Klay Thompson (SF)
- Draymond Green (PF)
- Kevon Looney (C)
PLAYERS NOT PLAYING: G S. Curry OUT F D. Green OUT F A. Iguodala OUT F A. Wiggins OUT
- Donte DiVincenzo (PG)
- De’Anthony Melton (SG)
- Matisse Thybulle (SF)
- P.J. Tucker (PF)
- Joel Embiid (C)
PLAYERS NOT PLAYING: T. Harris GTD G F. Korkmaz OUT G T. Maxey OUT