Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Rockets top Sixers in summer league opener

ORLANDO - Terrence Jones finished with 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to an 88-80 victory over 76ers in Sunday's Orlando Pro Summer League opener at the Amway Center practice gym.

Rockets top Sixers in summer league opener

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ORLANDO  - Terrence Jones finished with 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to an 88-80 victory over 76ers in Sunday's Orlando Pro Summer League opener at the Amway Center practice gym.

Sixers first-round pick Michael Carter-Williams led all scorers with 26 points. The 6-foot-6 point guard also finished with a team-high eight assists, seven rebounds and nine turnovers.  Guard Rodney Williams added 12 points for the Sixers, while Khalif Wyatt finished with nine

Wyatt struggled through 4 for 15 shooting.

Sixers guard Travis Leslie, who is battling a groin injury, only played 3 minutes, 18 seconds.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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