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Game #40: Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Pelicans

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The Pelicans are down one starting point guard and one important scorer. The Rockets' point guard and center rotations are unusually thin. Injuries should turn this match up into a bit of a wild card.

Scott Halleran
2013/14 NBA Preseason
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January 15th, 2014
New Orleans, LA
7:00 PM CST
CSN Houston
Starting Lineups
Jeremy Lin PG Brian Roberts
James Harden SG Eric Gordon
Chandler Parsons SF Al-Farouq Aminu
Terrence Jones PF Anthony Davis
Dwight Howard C Jason Smith
2013/14 Advanced Stats
95.7 (8th of 30) Pace 92.8 (21st of 30)
109.2 (4th of 30) ORtg 108.0 (9th of 30)
105.5 (14th of 30) DRtg 109.8 (29th of 30)

Also see: The Bird Writes

Injuries:

Omer Asik: bruised right thigh, likely back by the end of the month

Chandler Parsons: strained right knee/hamstring, probable tonight

Patrick Beverley: broken right hand, likely back next week

Greg Smith: lingering knee issues, out tonight

Aaron Brooks: sore left knee, out tonight

Ryan Anderson: herniated disc in back, likely out for the season

Tyreke Evans: sore left ankle, likely out tonight

Jrue Holiday: stress fracture in right tibia, out indefinitely

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