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76ers heart Joel Embiid makes an attempt to attain towards James Harden (13) and Clint Capela (15) of the Rockets throughout their sport at Toyota Middle in Houston.(Picture: Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports activities)
HOUSTON (AP) — Ben Simmons had 24 factors, 9 badists and 7 rebounds and Joel Embiid added 22 factors to guide the Philadelphia 76ers to a 115-107 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday night time.
After dropping 105-104 on a buzzer-beating Three-pointer from Eric Gordon in Philadelphia on Oct. 18, the 76ers snapped an eight-game dropping streak towards the Rockets, successful in Houston for the primary time since Feb. 16, 2011.
The Rockets missed 9 of their final 10 pictures, scoring simply 4 factors within the ultimate Three:28 and dropped consecutive video games for the primary time this season.
James Harden scored 29 factors and Gordon had 25.
Field rating:76ers 115, Rockets 107
Philadelphia led by as many as 14 factors and entered the fourth quarter up 92-80. Houston’s reserves rallied with out Harden to chop the result in 5 early within the fourth.
Embiid, who performed by means of a proper hand contusion, gave Houston’s protection suits when he obtained the ball and was disruptive within the paint on the defensive finish. Backup level guard T.J. McConnell regularly pressured Harden defensively for Philadelphia, including 11 factors and 5 badists off the bench.
Philadelphia managed the primary quarter by placing up a season-high for factors in 1 / 4, main Houston 37-27 coming into the second. The Rockets closed the hole within the second quarter, capped off by a fast-break dunk from Gordon following a steal off a foul cross from Simmons that reduce Philadelphia’s result in two factors.
The 76ers led 58-56 at halftime.
The Rockets have been in a position to overcome an off taking pictures night time by overwhelming Philadelphia on the free-throw line the place they made 28 of 38 makes an attempt, in comparison with simply 17 of 24 for the 76ers.
Former Rockets ahead Robert Covington had 4 steals for the 76ers, including 5 factors and eight rebounds in 34 minutes.
76ers: SG JJ Redick missed his third straight sport with decrease again tightness. … PG Markelle Fultz (shoulder) missed his fourth straight sport. Fultz is out indefinitely and will likely be reevaluated in three weeks, the 76ers stated Sunday.
Rockets: Nene entered the sport questionable with left Achilles soreness however performed 10 minutes within the sport, getting seven factors, three rebounds and a block off the bench. . After taking pictures 17-for-35 (48.5 %) in a three-game street journey, PF Ryan Anderson shot 2-for-9 from past the arc.
76ers: Host the Hawks on Wednesday night time.
Rockets: Go to the Knicks on Wednesday night time.
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