Rockets' Howard out against Kings

HOUSTON (AP) Houston center Dwight Howard is out on Wednesday night against the Sacramento Kings.

Howard is healthy, but when he came back from a two-month absence because of swelling in his knee, the team said he wouldn't play both games of back-to-backs.

He will return on Thursday night when the Rockets play at Dallas.

Joey Dorsey will start in his place on Wednesday night.

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