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Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin’s chest injury kept him out of last night’s Game 4 lineup as his team took on the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Rockets were able to extend the series, and Lin is hoping to return in time for Game 5.It was reported just prior to the contest that Lin had been ruled out due to his bruised chest, which he sustained during Game 2 of the series. It caused him to miss the second half of that contest, but he did return for Game 3.While Lin was able to suit up for the third game of the series, he was mostly ineffective for Houston. He scored only two points on 1-of-6 shooting with one assist over 18 minutes.Considering he was only a shell of himself in Game 3, the Rockets elected to sideline Lin for Game 4. Houston was able to overcome the Russell Westbrook-less Thunder and extend the series. If Lin has to miss another contest, a majority of the burden of his absence will again fall on James Harden and Patrick Beverley.Follow @hoopsinjurynews
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Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin’s chest injury had him listed as a game-time decision for Game 3 of the team’s playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was able to suit up and play, but he’s again listed as a game-time decision for tonight’s Game 4, according to Jason Friedman of NBA.com.Lin will be gametime decision once again tomorrow for game 4— Jason Friedman...
Jeremy Lin was unavailable for the Houston Rockets' in Game 4 against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a bruised chest.
Lin has struggled throughout the series, and Patrick Beverley has been far more productive for the Rockets.
Francisco Garcia will start for the Rockets.
A YouTube user has done an incredible job in taking a Kevin Durant Gatorade commercial and remixing it to feature Carlos Delfino putting KD on a poster as he did in Game 4. The result is a pretty brilliant new commercial which should make you laugh a bit.
Here is the original commercial from Gatorade:
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Tweet Kevin Durant has put together a decent sized list over the years of people he’s put on posters, like Marcin Gortat. During Game 4 of Oklahoma City’s first round playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Monday KD was the victim, courtesy of Carlos Delfino. This seems like a good time to look [...]
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Rockets escaped elimination with a 105-103 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night. Chandler Parsons scored 27 points and Patrick Beverley added 16 points with point guard Jeremy Lin out with a bruised chest muscle. Houston avoided a four-game sweep in the best-of-seven series. The Rockets led in the fourth quarter of each of the last...
At the conclusion of game four of the Houston Rockets victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, one Houston Rockets fan did his best to get some dap from Rockets forward Chandler Parsons.
Watch as the fan extends his arm for the fist-bump opportunity but Chandler denies his out-stetched hand:
Chandler Parsons denies Rockets fan [Point Forward]
Rockets All-Star James Harden is expected to play in Game 5
against the Thunder after leaving their shootaround because of
One was surprising, the other not so much
After last night’s 105-103 win in Game 4 over the Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets small forward Chandler Parson…
If the idea sounds a little strange to you then you are not alone. When I first heard that the Westboro Baptist Church was going to hold a protest outside of Chesapeake Energy Arena Wednesday I thought, "Wow, what a horrible name for an arena" followed quickly with "What in the world do those people hate about basketball?"
The answer was pretty easy--Jason...
Carlos Delfino pulled a fast one on Kevin Durant during Game 4 between the Thunder and Rockets, dunking all over the superstar.
Houston Rockets fans have likely heard the clip by now of Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant proclaiming Houston as his city.
Well--Monday night Carlos Delfino reminded him that it is in fact not his city at all with this posterizing slam.
The Houston Rockets managed to hold off Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder in an elimination game Monday night. There were several plays down the stretch that felt like KD would put the team on his back and closeout the first round playoff series. This fourth quarter dunk by KD on Chandler Parsons certainly looked like it was going to be the moment. With 1:13 left and the...
The Houston Rockets are going to have to make history if they are going to advance to the next round of the playoffs (no team has come back from a 0-3 deficit), but to do that they had to take Game Five of the best of seven series with the Oklahoma City Thunder first.
And take it they did.
With big performances coming from everyone, but Jeremy Lin (who didn't play)...