Sep 27, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets power forward Greg Smith (4) poses for a picture during media day at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets: Marcus Camby And Greg Smith Out With Early Injuries

As the Houston Rockets took the floor Saturday morning for their first training camp practice, they were without centers Marcus Camby and Greg Smith.

Smith suffered a strained right hip, and will be out indefinitely for the remainder of the week. Meanwhile, Camby is battling through plantar fasciitis and is expected to miss a week.

The Rockets signed Camby in the off-season to add veteran leadership and insurance at the center position. Smith, on the other hand, finished last season as the starting power forward and is expected to be a key member off the the Rockets’ bench. With 5 centers on the roster, these injuries will open up an opportunity for undrafted free agent Jordan Henriquez.

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