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The Houston Rockets will close out the 2019-20 regular season in a match against the Philadelphia 76ers.  

Philadelphia 76ers v Houston Rockets Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images

Houston Rockets (44-27) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (42-30), August 14, 2020, 8:00 p.m. CDT

Location: The Arena, Orlando, FL

TV: AT&T Sports, ESPN

Radio: SportsTalk790

Online: Rockets App

76ers SB Nation Blog: Liberty Ballers

Projected Starting Lineups

Rockets: James Harden, Ben McLemore, Eric Gordon, Robert Covington, P.J. Tucker

76ers: Shake Milton, Josh Richardson, Tobias Harris, Al Horford, Joel Embiid

Friday, January 3 marked the last time the Houston Rockets squared-off against the Philadelphia 76ers. Inside the Toyota Center in Houston, the Rockets came away with a 118-108 victory. James Harden recorded a triple-double of 44 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in the win.

The 76ers are coming into tonight’s game following a 125-121 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. Philadelphia will be without their All-Star guard Ben Simmons, who underwent season-ending surgery on his left knee earlier this week. The 76ers are currently 3-4 during the NBA seeding games.

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