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Carlos Delfino out for playoffs

May 3, 2013, 5:53 PM EDT

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The Rockets, with two straight wins over Oklahoma City, have momentum in their first-round series. But down 3-2, their backs are still against the wall.

Consider them pressed a little tighter.

Jason Friedman of Rockets.com:

Carlos Delfino has a fractured bone in right foot. Out for the playoffs.

Delfino has been having a nice series, scoring 9.0 points per game and making 11-of-31 pointers off the bench. Without him, spacing the floor will be a little more difficult, though Jeremy Lin’s return could help.

For the Rockets to do the never-been-done and win four straight after trailing 3-0, they’ll need nearly everything to go right. Houston has even less margin for error now.

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