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
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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