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Houston Rockets Roster Report 2009-11-08

Houston Rockets Roster Report 2009-11-08ROTATION: 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.


--G Trevor Ariza bounced back from a poor shooting game (5-of-21) to hit 8-of-18 shots, capped by a three-pointer in the final seconds, to score 21 points. He added six assists and five rebounds in 36 minutes.

--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 made 8-of-12 shots, grabbing five of his nine rebounds off the offensive boards, to score 21 points. That gave him consecutive games scoring at least 20 for the first time in his career. He made 17 of 24 shots in the past two games.


--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 8, 2009


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