Houston Rockets: Jeremy Lin To Be Sidelined 2 Weeks

By Michael Ma

Nov 25, 2013; Memphis, TN, USA; Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin (7) drives against Memphis Grizzlies point guard Jerryd Bayless (7) during the first quarter at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

The injury bug has not been pleasant to the Houston Rockets so far, and on Friday morning, the team announced that Jeremy Lin would be out for 2 weeks with a knee sprain that he suffered in Wednesday night’s win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Jeremy Lin is not at shoot around. Lin has a grade -1 knee sprain and contusion. Out 2 weeks and then re-evaluated.

— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) November 29, 2013

Lin suffered the injury in the first quarter, as he banged knees with Paul Millsap when contesting his shot. With the status of James Harden still unknown for Friday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets, Aaron Brooks and Francisco Garcia may get extended minutes for the next couple of games.