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Kyle Lowry to miss one more game with bone bruise

Kyle Lowry, James Singleton

Houston Rockets’ Kyle Lowry, left, drives the ball past Washington Wizards’ James Singleton during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 30, 2010, in Houston. The Rockets won 98-94. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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Kyle Lowry missed Saturday’s game against the Indiana Pacers, and according to the Associated Press, he’s due to miss one more game -- Houston’s match-up with Cleveland later tonight -- before returning to the lineup for the Rockets.

An MRI revealed a bruise on Lowry’s right knee, and while that injury isn’t particularly serious, it warrants a few days’ break before the Rockets go on their week-long road trip to China next week. In the meantime, one would think that Mike Harris would be tabbed for more playing time. However, if Saturday’s game was any indication, the Rockets will instead fill in Lowry’s spot in the rotation with Courtney Lee and Kevin Martin sharing ball-handling responsibilities.