We've been waiting for the other shoe to drop since last Wednesday, when Yahoo Sports NBA columnist Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley had suffered a torn ligament in his left wrist that could require season-ending surgery. Well, the dreaded footfall came Monday afternoon, courtesy of Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle:
Rockets guard Pat Beverley has opted for surgery to repair ligaments in left wrist, source said. Will miss the remaining of season, playoffs— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) March 30, 2015
There's no good time to lose your starting point guard, of course, but nine games before the start of the playoffs seems a particularly bad one.
That's especially true considering Houston's already working through its stretch run without several other rotation pieces, including forwards Terrence Jones (sidelined by a rib injury/partially collapsedRead More »from Patrick Beverley's done for the season, which will test the Rockets' defense and depth