The Rockets today announced that point guard Patrick Beverley and power forward Terrence Jones will be out for at least a week before being reevaluated.
Rockets forward Terrence Jones (perineal nerve contusion), gd Patrick Beverley (strained left hamstring) are out Saturday against Warriors.— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) November 7, 2014
Feigen later went on to amend the Jones injury to a peroneal nerve injury, which is an injury on the front and outside of the leg. A perineal nerve injury would affect muscles and skin in the genital region. The difference between the two led to some interesting (read: hilarious) confusion.
However, there's nothing funny about the Rockets being without two of their starters for a week. The Rockets play Golden State tomorrow in a matchup of unbeatens, then head to Mexico City to take on the Timberwolves. They then wrap up their season series with Philadelphia next Friday.
The Rockets have only had their full complement of starters for two games this season. Hopefully, the injury bug hits Houston early and then ignores them the rest of the season. In the meantime, Houston will depend on Isaiah Canaan, Donatas Motiejunas, and Kostas Papanikolaou in the coming week.