Houston Rockets: Dwight Howard Out Vs Utah Jazz

By Michael Ma

Mar 16, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) pulls on Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was a late scratch from Monday night’s starting lineup against the Utah Jazz with a mild sprained ankle.

Dwight Howard (mild left ankle strain) is out tonight. He is listed as day-to-day.

— Jason Friedman (@JasonCFriedman) March 17, 2014

Howard was the only Rocket to not miss a game prior to Monday and is listed as day-to-day.

Omer Asik started in his place.