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PJ Tucker will play Wednesday vs. Trail Blazers [UPDATE]

Rockets F suffered stinger in his shoulder last week, could be ruled out at home vs. Portland.

Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker walks off the court after an apparent injury during the first quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Toyota Center. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Jan. 15, 7:50 p.m. — Tucker is available to play vs. the Blazers, per coach Mike D’Antoni.

Houston Rockets SF/PF PJ Tucker is questionable to play in Wednesday night’s game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers.

Tucker suffered a shoulder stinger last week but has played through the injury. He’s mostly been ineffective on offense, failing to score a point in four of his past six games. His rebounding numbers have also taken a dip outside of an easy matchup vs. the Hawks.

Fantasy Basketball Analysis: Houston Rockets

If Tucker is ruled out, the Rockets are extremely thin in the frontcourt. Clint Capela (heel) is fine and expected to play, but isn’t 100%. Danuel House Jr. ($4,100) would likely start at PF and see 30+ minutes considering how thin the Rockets bench is. Ian Hartenstein ($4,000) would also see more minutes and both he and House are good values on DraftKings.