Sixers v. Rockets
Rockets - The Rockets are coming off of a big game on Monday against the Toronto Raptors. Houston won 114-110 in overtime but it came on the shoulders of some pretty impressive individual performances. Jeremy Lin led all scorers with 31 points on 10-for-17 shooting in 46 minutes off the bench. James Harden put up a double-double with 26 points and 10 assists. One of the most impressive performances came from the front court with Dwight Howard putting up 18 points and grabbing 24 rebounds yet he still shot just 4-for-12 from the free throw line. The victory snapped a two game losing streak.
24.9 PPG, 5.1 APG, 4.6 RPG
Harden, 24, is coming off a strong 26 point, 10 assists performance against the Raptors on Monday night. He had back-to-back 33+ point nights against the Trail Blazers and Lakers last week. In seven career games against the Sixers, Harden is averaging 17.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per game.
23.0 PPG, 6.3 RPG, 3.1 APG
Turner, 25, put up 20 points against the Spurs on Monday night but only grabbed three rebounds and dished out two assists. He was coming off of a 31 point, 10 rebound performance against the Cavaliers on Saturday. Monday night snapped his two game double-double streak. In four career games against the Rockets, Turner is averaging 7.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.