Spurs vs. 76ers: How to watch the game, notable stats, player news

Get the full rundown on the Spurs’ next game Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers

San Antonio Spurs' Victor Wembanyama, left, and Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid struggle for position during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
San Antonio Spurs’ Victor Wembanyama, left, and Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid struggle for position during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)Matt Slocum/Associated Press

Spurs (19-58)

vs.76ers (42-35)

When, where: 6 p.m., Sunday, Frost Bank Center

TV/radio: BSSW, NBATV, 1200 AM, 1350 AM (Spanish), 107.5 FM (Spanish).

PROBABLE STARTERS

Spurs: PG Tre Jones (6-4, 4th year), SG Malaki Branham (6-5, 2nd), SF Julian Champagnie (6-7, 2nd), PF Sandro Mamukelashvili (6-10, 3rd), C Victor Wembanyama (7-3, 1st).

76ers: PG Tyrese Maxey (6-2, 3rd year), SG Kyle Lowry (6-0, 18th year), SF Nicolas Batum (6-8, 16th), SF Kelly Oubre Jr. (6-7, 9th year), C Joel Embiid (7-0, 8th).

RESERVES

Spurs: C Zach Collins (6-11, 6th), G Devonte’ Graham (6-1, 6th), G Blake Wesley (6-5, 2nd), C/F Dominick Barlow (6-10, 2nd), F Sidy Cissoko (6-7, 1st). Inactive: Jeremy Sochan (left ankle impingement), Devin Vassell (stress reaction, left foot), Keldon Johnson (left foot sprain), David Duke Jr. (G League), Charles Bassey (left ACL tear), RaiQuon Gray (G League), Jamaree Bouyea (G League).

76ers: C Mo Bamba (7-0, 6th), G Buddy Hield (6-64, 8th), G K.J. Martin (6-6, 4th), G Cameron Payne (6-3, 9th), F Paul Reed (6-9, 4th). Inactive: Tobias Harris (left knee contusion), De’Anthony Melton (lumbar bone stress), Robert Covington (left knee bone bruise), Ricky Council IV (G League), Terquavion Smith (G League), Jeff Dotwin Jr. (G League).

COACHES

Spurs: Gregg Popovich

76ers: Nick Nurse

STAT LEADERS

Spurs: Points, Wembanyama, 21.1 per game; rebounds, Wembanyama 10.6.; assists, Jones, 5.4; steals, Vassell, 1.2; blocks, Wembanyama, 3.2.

76ers: Points, Embiid, 34.8 per game; rebounds, Embiid 10.9; assists, Maxey, 6.3; steals, Melton 1.6; blocks, Embiid, 1.7.

NOTABLE

• Embiid scored a club-record 70 points against the Spurs in the team’s previous meeting on Jan. 24, a 133-123 76ers win in Philadelphia. He is one of nine players in NBA history to record a 70-point game.

• The Spurs recorded 34 assists in Friday’s 111-109 victory at New Orleans. It marked the team’s 42nd game this season with at least 30, setting a franchise record.

• Embiid missed 29 consecutive games from Feb 1 to March 31 with a knee injury. Heading into Saturday’s game at Memphis, Philadelphia was 2-0 since his return with victories over Oklahoma City and Miami.

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