Found March 19, 2014 on Sports Injury Alert:
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard underwent an MRI yesterday, and it was determined that Howard has a left ankle strain. According to the Houston Chronicle, he will be re-evaluated today after practice.Howard missed Monday's game against the Jazz due to the injury, and he sat out Tuesday's practice as a precaution. Without Howard in the lineup the Rockets had no trouble handling the Jazz as they came out on top 124-86. Omer Asik took over the duties at center and had a solid night going for 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds in 28 minutes.Bruce Baptist/Getty ImagesHoward's one and only missed game all season came against the Jazz on Monday. His status for Thursday night against the Timberwolves is questionable. If he cannot go expect Asik to start with Terrence Jones picking a lot of minutes at the power forward and center position.Howard has played in 66 games this season. He is averaging 18.6 points, 12.4 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 34.1 minutes per game.The Rocke...

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Dwight Howard to miss Thursday’s game; has cyst removed from ankle

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Dwight Howard Day-To-Day With Ankle Strain After Undergoing MRI

Dwight Howard underwent an MRI on his injured left ankle on Tuesday. The exam confirmed a strained left ankle and Howard will be day-to-day. Howard missed his first game of the season in the Houston Rockets' blowout win over the Utah Jazz on Monday. He is averaging 18.6 points, 12.4 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game.

Report: Carmelo has Rockets, Bulls on top of free agency list

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What the Heck is Up With Dwight Howard's Pants?

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Howard sits out Rockets' game against Timberwolves

HOUSTON (AP) Rockets center Dwight Howard is out against the Minnesota Timberwolves with a mild left ankle strain.

Rockets' Howard out against Jazz

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is out against the Utah Jazz with a mild left ankle strain.

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