2014-15 Opening Night Roster Announced

by Max Rappaport
Sixers.com Writer

In compliance with NBA rules, the Sixers trimmed their roster from 20 players to 15 ahead of Monday’s 5pm (EST) deadline to do so. The team’s opening night squad features 14 players who were with the team during the preseason as well as forward Malcolm Thomas, who was signed by Philadelphia on Monday afternoon.

Here’s a look at how the roster breaks down position-by-position:

Guards: Michael Carter-Williams, Tony Wroten, Alexey Shved

Wings: Hollis Thompson, Luc Mbah a Moute, K.J. McDaniels, JaKarr Sampson, Chris Johnson, Jerami Grant, Jason Richardson 

Bigs: Nerlens Noel, Henry Sims, Brandon Davies, Malcolm Thomas, Joel Embiid

The Sixers open their season Wednesday at 7pm against the Pacers in Indiana. On Friday, the team travels to Milwaukee to take on the Bucks at 8:30pm before flying back to Philadelphia for their home opener against the Miami Heat at 7:00pm on Saturday night.


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