Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 12/27/13
The Houston Rockets have played excellent basketball, winning 20 of their first 31 games this season despite injuries, particularly to the back court. James Harden and Jeremy Lin have missed significant time this seasonand Aaron Brooks suffered and ankle sprain on Thursday. There is good news, though, on that front.Rotoworld.com reported a tweet by Rockets beat writer for the Houston Chronicle, Jonathan Feigen, about Brooks' statusHe said last night was OK, will play Sat. MT @OfficialEdWang: @Jonathan_Feigen what's latest with @Thirty2zero ankle sprain from last night?— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) December 27, 2013Brooks sprained his ankle during Thursday's game and had his ankle re-taped following the injury.  When Brooks didn't return to the game, one had to wonder about the severity of the injury.  But Brooks' minutes have taken a major hit with the return of Jeremy Lin from his back issue.Brooks had been playing consistently 20 or more minutes per game in Lin's absenc...
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