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Houston Rockets' Chris Paul suffers adductor strain

From NBA media reports

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul exited Wednesday night’s game against the Lakers with an adductor strain early in the fourth quarter.

The nine-time All-Star missed 14 games earlier this season with knee issues, which coach D’Antoni said was not related to his current injury. Paul has been enjoying an elite stretch of play for the streaking Rockets, who had not lost a game in which Paul has played until the Lakers snapped their 14-game winning streak after his exit.. In his first year with the Rockets following an offseason trade, Paul is averaging 17.7 points, 9.3 assists and 5.4 rebounds per contest for Houston, which led the league with a 25-4 record entering Wednesday night’s games.

Coach D’Antoni said Paul “could miss” Friday’s game against the Clippers — Paul’s former team — but a definite decision hasn’t been made.

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