• Rockets' Beverley (meniscus) out indefinitely

    Summary of 9 articles · Updated Mar 31, 2014
    Patrick Beverley, meanwhile, is out indefinitely with a torn meniscus in his right knee. Howard is day to day with a left ankle strain and Beverley has a torn meniscus in his right knee and is out indefinitely. The Houston Rockets got bad news from an MRI on point guard Patrick Beverley's right knee Friday as it revealed he has a torn meniscus, a league source told ESPN.com. Following a torn meniscus against the Sixers last week, many observers felt Patrick Beverley‘s season was done. This, of course, is a pretty cruel twist of fate for Beverley and the Rockets, considering it was Beverley's collision with Russell Westbrook that A) largely introduced the the dogged, defensive-minded 25-year-old Beverley to a national audience last postseason and B) altered the Western playoff landscape last season by stripping the Oklahoma City Thunder of their second-best scorer and playmaker, leaving them short-handed and vulnerable to a second-round ouster by the Memphis Grizzlies. But even after Andrews confirmed Monday that Beverley would not need surgery, it's believed that the backcourt defensive specialist will be out up to two more weeks to fully recover. “He has a torn meniscus, we’re not 100 percent sure how bad it is or what action we will take,” his agent Kevin Bradbury said.
    • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Saturday

      ? The Heat will go with the same lineup and players it went with in Friday nights 110-78 victory over the Detroit Pistons. That means Dwyane Wade (hamstring), Mario Chalmers (bruised right quad), Ray Allen (flu) and Greg Oden (sore back) will not dress.…
      Source: nba.com
  • Rockets center Howard (ankle) out vs. Clips

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will sit out Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with a sore left ankle.
    Source: ESPN.com

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