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HOUSTON In the midst of a brutal stretch of defeats that might have undermined their postseason aspirations even with a fully functional roster, the Rockets discovered on Sunday that starting point guard Kyle Lowry will be sidelined for two to four weeks with a bacterial infection.
Lowry leads the Rockets in assists (7.2 per game) and ranks second in scoring (15.9 points per game) and third in rebounding (5.3 per game). He has missed the past two games of the Rockets current five-game road trip, including Sunday nights 118-107 loss in Cleveland to the Cavaliers. Lowry was hospitalized when the team arrived in New York in advance of Saturdays victory over the Nets, and he is scheduled to return to Houston on Tuesday as the Rockets (22-20) cap their road trip at the Western Conference-leading Thunder (32-9) in Oklahoma City.
The Rockets have dropped six of seven games and have plummeted to eighth place in the West. They sit in a precarious position, one game ahead of the Timberwolv...
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Houston Rockets point guard Kyle Lowry is expected to be sidelined for two to four weeks with a bacterial infection.
Lowry has been hospitalized in New York since Thursday due to a fever and abdominal distress. He is expected to return to Houston on Tuesday.
The illness caused Lowry to miss Sunday's loss at Cleveland and Saturday's win at New Jersey.
Goran Dragic has played...
Kyle Lowry has been diagnosed with a bacterial infection after complaining of fever and abdominal distress.
The New Jersey Nets and Houston Rockets were without their starting point guards for their matchup Saturday night.
The Nets' Deron Williams was sidelined for the second time this season after straining his right calf in Friday night's win at Charlotte. New Jersey coach Avery Johnson said Williams, who is averaging a team-best 22 points and 8.1 assists, is listed as day-to...
Fact: Gerald Green is one of the best dunkers in the NBA -- now that he's back in the NBA. Green showed exactly how electric he can be near the rim against the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. He received an alley-oop pass from MarShon Brooks and jumped to where his chin was level to the rim. He swung his right arm around and windmilled the ball into the basket. Watch Green...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Goran Dragic had 23 points and eight assists,. Luis Scola scored a go-ahead tip-in with 62 seconds remaining and the Houston Rockets beat the New Jersey Nets 112-106 on Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Courtney Lee scored 17 points, Chandler Parsons had 16 points and six assists and Chase Budinger and Samuel Dalembert added 15 points each to...
Houston Rockets guard Kevin Martin won't suit up against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday because of a strained right shoulder.Martin has played limited minutes in Houston's last three games due to the injury.The 29-year-old is the team's leading scorer averaging 17.1 points in 40 games this season.
The Houston Rockets thought they had gotten Pau Gasol back in early December before the NBA vetoed the blockbuster Chris Paul trade.
Since that time the Rockets have kept in touch with the Los Angeles Lakers regarding the four-time All-Star and would still like to get him.
Will Lakers, Rockets Ever Work Out Deal For Pau?
The problem for Houston is that the Lakers aren’t interested...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Antawn Jamison scored 28 points and rookie Kyrie Irving came through again in the fourth quarter, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 118-107 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night.
Cleveland, which recorded a season high in points, had six players in double figures in winning its third straight game for the first time this season.
Luis Scola scored a season...
Check out this electrifying dunk by New Jersey Net Gerald Green against the Houston Rockets. Is this the dunk of the year? You don't see these kind of dunks in an actual game too often.
The Houston Rockets have lost a season-high five straight and now could be without Kyle Lowry as they continue a five-game road trip.
It could help that their next opponent, the New Jersey Nets, may be without Deron Williams.
Lowry said he doesn't expect to play when the Rockets visit the Nets on Saturday night, looking to win their 11th straight in the series.