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Series moves to Houston with Thunder up 2-0

Friday - 4/26/2013, 7:04pm  ET

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) gestures in the third quarter of Game 2 in their first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Oklahoma City won 105-102. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

KRISTIE RIEKEN
AP Sports Writer

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Rockets could be without starting point guard Jeremy Lin when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 3 on Saturday night.

The Thunder definitely will be missing their point guard, with All-Star Russell Westbrook out indefinitely with a knee injury that will require surgery.

The Rockets hope Lin can return for the first playoff game in Houston since 2009. He missed practice on Friday due to a bruised chest muscle and is listed as day to day.

The Thunder lead the first-round series 2-0, but the injury to Westbrook, which occurred in the first half of Game 2, could change the complexion of the series. He averaged 24 points and 6
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