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Rockets vs 76ers Final: 118-104 - Recap

James Harden scored 29 points for Houston on Wednesday, leading the Rockets to a 118-104 victory over Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center.

Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -9.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 221.5.

Houston got 21 points from Dwight Howard and another 16 points from Patrick Beverley. James Harden contributed 8 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.

The 76ers got a 21-point performance from Ishmael Smith, who was supported by 17 points from Nerlens Noel. Ishmael Smith had 5 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Nerlens Noel grabbed 9 rebounds.

Houston led at halftime, 61-52.

Houston had a 45-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Brooklyn.