The Philadelphia 76ers will conclude a three-game road trip Wednesday against the Houston Rockets seeking to extend their winning streak to six games and continue their penchant for late-game defensive heroics. The Sixers have come to rely upon guard Ben Simmons in end-game situations, with an exceptional defensive play by him often providing the 76ers with a stop at a most critical juncture. Simmons remains integral to everything the 76ers do, on both ends of the court, but it is his defensive might that earns constant raves.

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