NBA Basketball

Philadelphia 76ers (42-30)


Tue. 8/11 Wed. 8/12 Fri. 8/14 Mon. 8/17 Wed. 8/19
vs. Pho 
L 117-130
Box | Recap
vs. Tor 
L 121-125
Box | Recap
@ Hou 
6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 PM MST7:00 PM CST8:00 PM EST5:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 PM CT0:00
Preview
@ Bos 
3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET22:30 GMT6:30 3:30 PM MST4:30 PM CST5:30 PM EST2:30 UAE (+1)00:3018:30 ET5:30 PM CT21:30
@ Bos 
3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET22:30 GMT6:30 3:30 PM MST4:30 PM CST5:30 PM EST2:30 UAE (+1)00:3018:30 ET5:30 PM CT21:30

Rockets, 76ers finish restart without key players

All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook will not only miss the Houston Rockets' final seeding game on Friday against the Philadelphia 76ers, Westbrook will also be unavailable for the start of the Rockets' playoff series against his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to published reports.

Westbrook logged 27 minutes in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, but an MRI exam the following day revealed a quad strain that could potentially sideline him into next week. Westbrook has been ruled out against the 76ers (42-30) in the regular-season finale for both teams in the NBA bubble near Orlando.

The Rockets (44-27) are 8-6 without Westbrook in the starting lineup this season. Houston acquired Westbrook last offseason in part because their former point guard, 10-time All-Star Chris Paul, had a protracted playoff injury history that included a hamstring strain that sidelined Paul for the final two games of the 2018 Western Conference Finals, a series Houston led 3-2 before losing to the Golden State Warriors.

 MORE
Leaders
Points: Joel Embiid23.2
Rebounds: Joel Embiid11.7
Assists: Ben Simmons8.0
FG%: Ben Simmons58.0%
Steals: Ben Simmons2.09
Blocks: Norvel Pelle1.35
Defense (Rank)
Points: 108.5 (7)
Rebounds: 42.0 (1)
Assists: 22.7 (4)
FG%: 46.3% (17)
FT%: 75.0% (2)
3P%: 35.6% (16)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 110.4 (21)
Rebounds: 45.4 (10)
Assists: 25.7 (8)
FG%: 46.6% (12)
FT%: 75.4% (22)
3P%: 36.6% (11)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Toronto 52 19 .732 --
x-Boston 48 24 .667 4.5
x-Philadelphia 42 30 .583 10.5
x-Brooklyn 35 37 .486 17.5
New York 21 45 .318 28.5
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
No Recent Transactions
Injuries
Date Player Status
8/13/2020 Joel Embiid Sore left ankle
8/12/2020 Glenn Robinson III Left hip pointer
8/5/2020 Ben Simmons Left knee cap dislocation
Show Injuries
Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2020 by STATS PERFORM.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS PERFORM is strictly prohibited.