Struggling 76ers Downed by Rockets

The 76ers were handed their fifth straight loss in a 125-103 defeat at the hands of the Houston Rockets. Coach Doug Collins later shared his thoughts on Philadelphia's rash of injuries.

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Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was in attendance as the banged up Sixers tipped with the Rockets in Houston Wednesday night. Evan Turner found Malik Allen for the flush. But he injured his ankle on the play and would have to leave the game with 9 minutes to go in the third. Initially, Philly stepped up in his absence. Thaddeus Young's "And one" dunk cut the deficit to one. But that's as close as the Sixers would get.James Harden's game-high 33 helped Houston hand Philly their fifth straight loss, 125-103.