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Rockets: D’Antoni hopes that Chris Paul will return in two weeks

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Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images

Yesterday, Coach D’Antoni said that he hopes for a return of CP3 somewhat soon.

The Houston Rockets have been without Chris Paul since the 4th quarter of Opening Night against the Warriors. His presence has been missed so far as he remains injured with a bruised knee.

Mike D’Antoni said before the game yesterday that he hopes CP3 will be back within the next two weeks. That would be fantastic for the Rockets as they need him back as soon as possible.

The Rockets have still been pretty good without him as they sit with a 6-3 record. However, having him in the lineup soon is necessary for him and James Harden to start gelling.

This report was first posted by Jonathan Feigen yesterday. Check out his tweet down below!

D'Antoni said he hopes Chris Paul will be back in two weeks, though he prefaced that by saying he really had no information on it.

— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) November 2, 2017

The “he really had no information” part is scary and really vague. Hopefully, his speculation is correct.

Could this injury be more significant than it appears?

This whole CP3 injury has been really, really weird. At first, it’s a day-to-day knee bruise that was supposed to only keep him out a couple of games. Then, a week. It eventually escalated into a month with little to no information about the specifics of the injury. Could it be worse than a bruise?

Let’s hope not. Let’s instead hope that the Rockets are just being extremely cautious with the aging superstar. The most important thing now is that CP3 is 100% healthy and ready for the playoffs. It still would be nice to have him and Harden play quite a few games together, though.

What do you think this situation is? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook and Twitter.

Congrats again to the Houston Astros on winning the World Series! It is the first major championship in Houston since the 1994-95 Rockets! Maybe the ‘Stros will make it back-to-back, too!

Also, get well soon Deshaun Watson. Come back stronger!

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