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Houston Rockets Roster Report 2009-11-05


Houston Rockets Roster Report 2009-11-05ROTATION: Starters -- Point guard Aaron Brooks, Shooting guard Trevor Ariza, Small forward Shane Battier, Power forward Luis Scola, Center Chuck Hayes. Bench -- Guard Kyle Lowry, Guard Chase Budinger, Forward Carl Landry, Center David Andersen.

PLAYER NOTES:

--G Trevor Ariza never consistently found his shot, hitting just 5-of-21 in his first game against his former team. He had 15 points, nine rebounds and five assists, but turned the ball over in a rushed final possession.

--G Aaron Brooks had 15 points and six assists, but was bodied by Derek Fisher throughout the game, leading to many of his seven turnovers.

--F Carl Landry gave the Rockets a lift off the bench, making 9-of-12 shots, including 9-of-10 after missing two jumpers when he first came into the game. He had 20 points and eight rebounds in 26 minutes.

MEDICAL WATCH:

--G Chase Budinger (sprained left ankle) is day-to-day.

--G/F Tracy McGrady (left knee) has been working his way back from microfracture knee surgery, making only brief cameos in practice. He is scheduled for an MRI Nov. 23 before he will be cleared to return to full participation.

--C Yao Ming (left foot) is expected to miss the season after extensive surgery to repair a fractured bone and reshape the operation of his foot to remove stress on the area.


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Added: November 5, 2009

 

 
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