Lin leaves Rockets’ game with injury

Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin has come out of Game 2 of

Houston’s playoff series against Oklahoma City because of a muscle

contusion in his chest.

Lin was wincing as a trainer worked on his right shoulder near

half-court during halftime. Lin lined up as though he was going to

continue playing, but then pulled himself out of the game just

before play was set to resume.

Lin went to the locker room and was replaced by Carlos


The Rockets said Lin’s return was questionable.