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Rockets’ Harden out for two weeks with leg injury

/ 10:38 AM January 02, 2018

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets sits on the bench in this photo taken on November 16, 2017, in Phoenix, Arizona.  AFP FILE

HOUSTON, United States — Houston Rockets star James Harden will be out for at least two weeks with a hamstring injury, the National Basketball Association team announced on Monday.

The Rockets said Harden suffered a grade two strain of his left hamstring in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.

Harden scored 40 points before leaving late in the fourth quarter of the Rockets’ double-overtime win.

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He is averaging 32 points, nine assists, five rebounds and 1.8 steals per game for the Rockets (26-9), who have been struggling of late, losing five of their last six games.

The team said doctors would re-evaluate Harden’s injury in two weeks. /cbb

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