Sixers v. Bobcats
Bobcats - The Bobcats have lost two of the past three meetings against the Sixers including each of their last six visits to Philadelphia. One of their problems against the Sixers could be their inability to score as they have topped 100 points just once in their last nine games against Philadelphia. Charlotte has won a franchise-record 14 times on the road this season breaking the previous franchise record of 13 road victories. The Bobcats are the top defensive rebounding team in the NBA grabbing 77.2% of all rebounds in their defensive end. Ball control is key for Charlotte as they lead the league averaging just 12.3 turnovers per game.
21.4 PPG, 10.4 RPG, 1.1 BPG
Jefferson, 29, is coming off a strong game against the Washington Wizards scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds. He has posted double-doubles in eight of his last 11 games and 34 times overall this year. In 22 career games against the Sixers, Jefferson is averaging 14.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.
6.1 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 0.5 BPG
Sims, 24, scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds against the Hawks on Monday night. Prior to Monday, he had scored in double-figures in five straight games. Sims is shooting 54.5% from the field and grabbing 5.2 offensive rebounds per game over the last six games. Sims has played one minute in his career against the Bobcats.