The Houston Rockets announced on Friday that guard Jeremy Lin will miss two weeks with a sprained right knee.
According to ESPN.com,
Lin, who was injured in the first quarter of Wednesday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks after colliding with Paul Millsap, will be reevaluated after the two-week period.
Lin had started the last three games in place of James Harden, who has missed the last three games with a sore foot.
Lin was a replacement starter, but now the Rockets will have to look for another player to take the starting spot while Lin and Harden sit, for however long that may be.
In just 16 games this season, Lin has averaged 15.3 points, 4.5 assists, and 2.6 rebounds. He also has a .503 FG% on the season.
Houston is 11-5 on the season, which is good enough for 2nd in the Southwest division.
Who do you think the Rockets will look to to get the start while Harden and Lin sit out? Can the Rockets still put points on the board and get wins despite missing these two players? Leave a comment below.