Christian Wood to be held out until All-Star break

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According to The Athletic, the Houston Rockets intend to hold out Christian Wood until after the All-Star break.

Wood hasn’t played since February 4 since suffering an ankle injury, and he’s missed the last nine games for Houston.

The breakout star was averaging 22.0 points and 10.2 rebounds in a little over 31 minutes per game this season.

If it were up to Wood, he’d like to return to the floor before the All-Star break, but the team wants to play the side of caution with the 25-year-old.

The Rockets have four more games before the All-Star break, and they’re on a nine-game losing streak since he’s been out of the lineup.

With DeMarcus Cousins being released, Wood will have a gigantic role for the Rockets when he returns.


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