The Philadelphia 76ers went into Texas to tangle with the Houston Rockets in a Friday night contest.
For the fourth time in a row, Philadelphia fell short on the scoreboard.
James Harden drained a three-pointer with just 1:17 remaining to seal the deal for Houston.
Harden nailed a triple-double with 44 points, 11 assists, and 11 rebounds to pace the Rockets.
Clint Capela added a double-double with 30 points and 14 boards.
Tobias Harris put up a 24 point game and Ben Simmons recorded a triple-double of his own with a 20 point, 11 helpers and 13 boards.
Joel Embiid once again added a double-double on a 20 point, 12 rebound game.
The four-game losing streak is the longest for a Sixers team since, December of 2017.
By: Kevin Neibauer
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Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.