Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Sixers vs. Rockets at a glance

HOUSTON – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Thursday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center.

Sixers vs. Rockets at a glance

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Rockets center Dwight Howard. (Bob Levey/AP)
Rockets center Dwight Howard. (Bob Levey/AP)

HOUSTON – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Thursday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center.

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (15-56)

31 Hollis Thompson F 6-8  5.8 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 18.0 ppg. 2.1 spg.

35 Henry Sims C 6-10 9.7 ppg. 7.0 rpg. (with the Sixers)

9 James Anderson G 6-6 10.1 ppg. 3.8 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 16.7 ppg. 6.2 apg.

ROCKETS (48-22)

25 Chandler Parson F 6-9 16.0 ppg. 4.0 apg.

6 Terrance Jones  F 6-9 11.8 ppg. 7.0 rpg.                                                                                                                       

12  Dwight Howard C 6-11 18.5 ppg. 12.3 rpg.

13 James Harden G 6-5 24.9 ppg. 5.7  apg.

2 Pat Beverly, G 6-1 10.0 ppg. 2.7 apg.

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (15-56 career record)

HOUSTON

Kevin McHale (149-139)

STREAKS

SIXERS: Lost 25 straight games.

HOUSTON: Won 4 consecutive games.

SERIES

The Sixers own a 68-64 all-time series advantage and have won nine of the past 12 meetings.

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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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