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Houston Rockets Roster Report 2009-11-20

Houston Rockets Roster Report 2009-11-20ROTATION: 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.


--F Luis Scola continued to be at his best in the second half of back-to-backs, scoring 20 points and grabbing a season-high 16 rebounds. When playing a second game in as many nights, Scola has averaged 21 points and 14 rebounds, making 57.7 percent of his shots.

--C Chuck Hayes looked to score and came up with a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds. While Al Jefferson hit 9 of 11 shots on the other end, Hayes generally worked without double-team help and prevented Jefferson from getting more touches, coming up with four steals and usually keeping Jefferson from the low blocks.

--G Kyle Lowry came off the bench to score 11 points with four assists and four rebounds in 22 minutes. With the Timberwolves going under screens, he repeatedly knocked down jumpers, hitting 5-of-7 shots and one of his 2 3-point attempts.


--G/F Tracy McGrady (left knee) has been working his way back from microfracture knee surgery, participating in portions of practices. 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 20, 2009


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