Sixers beat Rockets, 118-113, after holding off late rally

PHILADELPHIA — Despite going 1-3 on their recent four-game road trip, the world isn’t falling apart for the 76ers. They lost to three quality teams — Portland, Phoenix, and Utah — and were in all three games. Plus all the Sixers had to do was look across the court at Wednesday’s opponent, the Houston Rockets, to see a team that had real problems. It didn’t take the Sixers long to exploit the Rockets’ lack of depth. But after coasting to a 69-43 halftime lead, they had to hold off a furious fourth-quarter rally sparked by Houston’s John Wall in a 118-113 win at the Wells Fargo Center. Houston, …

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