Chandler Parsons is out sick and will miss Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Chase Budinger will take Parsons' place in the starting lineup. The Rockets are down to nine healthy bodies for the Clippers game counting the newly acquired Courtney Fortson
Chandler Parsons out sick. Budinger starts. Rockets have nine healthy, available players, including Fortson.— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) March 17, 2012
The Rockets are without their starting backcourt in Kyle Lowry and Kevin Martin. Lowry is out while recovering from a bacterial infection and Martin is battling a shoulder injury. Courtney Lee dislocated his finger in the Rockets' last game but he is in the starting lineup against Los Angeles.
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