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James Harden practices Tuesday, likely to play Wednesday

Dec 11, 2012, 3:01 PM EST

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James Harden sat out for a game with a sprained ankle Monday night and the Rockets responded with a little “Linsantity” flashback. Well except for the winning part, the Spurs did that.

But things look like they will be back to normal for the Rockets on Wednesday.

James Harden returned to practice Tuesday, tweets Jonathan Feigan of the Houston Chronicle.

 

Harden rolled his ankle in the first half of Saturday’s game against Dallas, he tried to play through it but didn’t move as well in the second half. He did not go Monday night against the Spurs, when Jeremy Lin went off for 38 points.

What the Rockets need now is that aggressive Lin to pair with Harden. It’s a process there.

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