Sixers vs. Rockets at a glance

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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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