Per Kevin McHale, Josh Smith will start and TJones will come off the bench tonight.
Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones listed as probable. No word if Jones, who is not cleared to fly, got Royce White's RV to drive to Dallas.
Houston Chronicle "Rockets forward Terrence Jones, showing significant progress in coming back from last week’s partially collapsed lung, on Friday rode a stationary bicycle for the first time since the injury, a person with knowledge of his condition said. If Jones continues to improve as expected, he could be..." March 27
Pro Basketball Talk "Rockets forward Terrence Jones spent the night in the hospital to have what was believed to be a rib injury observed. The diagnosis is in. If that’s as serious as it sounds, Jones will miss much more than a week. Joey Dorsey should move back into the starting lineup, and Donatas..." March 21
Terrence Jones was hit in the ribs. Will not return.
Terrence Jones is out with flu-like symptoms.
Dwight Howard (ankle) and Terrence Jones (nerve inflammation) questionable to play vs. Mavs tmrw. First change in Jones' status in months.
Beverley (strained hamstring), TJones (right leg contusion) are both out tonight, though Tarik Black (out last 2 gms) is listed as probable.
Houston Chronicle "When Terrence Jones talked in camp about improving his physical presence in the paint, he had a certain player in mind. One of the league’s power forwards Jones wanted to improve against was Memphis’ Zach Randolph. “He is a big, physical body – one of the most physical fours in the west,”..." October 10
Houston Chronicle "Though Rockets coach Kevin McHale called the Rockets’ power forward position open, saying he needs to see more physical defense and rebounding from the position, a vote of confidence for his returning power forwards, Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas, is expected before the season..." October 01
Houston Chronicle "After second-year Rockets forward Terrence Jones bounced back from a scoreless night in his first game off the bench, coach Kevin McHale said Jones did a better job battling inside against the size of Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge and Robin Lopez in Game 4. “I was really proud of Terrence,”..." April 30
Houston Chronicle "A harassment charge against Rockets forward Terrence Jones was dropped on Tuesday after a compromise was reached on the civil case, the Portland Oregonian reported citing court records. Jones agreed to pay $10,000 to a charity that benefits the homeless to be designated by the alleged victim’s..." April 23
As expected, #Rockets say Terrence Jones officially out (deep thigh bruise)
Houston Chronicle "Coach Kevin McHale alluded to the Rockets lack of “pop” on Tuesday night against the Kings. While he felt like the team lacked an overall energy, he was impressed with the play of forward Terrence Jones. Jones finished the night with 12 points, 11 rebounds, four blocks and two steals. His..." January 02
Omer Asik (thigh), Jeremy Lin (back), Chandler Parsons (back), Terrence Jones (flu) along with James Harden did not practice.
Per Kevin McHale TJones will start
Houston Chronicle "Second-year power forwards Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas might have been unable to lock down the starting spot, but they did sign on for another season on Wednesday. The Rockets picked up their third-year options on the rookie contracts for both players, keeping them under contract..." October 30
Funny seeing @dmorey in hallway after shootaround with extension paperwork for TJones, D-Mo to sign. Not much ceremony for no-brainer moves.
CBSSports.com "KATU in Portland reports that Rockets forward Terrence Jones was arrested in Portland for an alleged attack on a homeless person. A Multnomah county public record confims the arrest and states that Jones was released on his own recognizance early Wednesday morning. The record states he was..." July 31
Houston Chronicle "James Harden had come back from two games lost to a sore right foot, but his return and his success was expected, considered all along to be just a matter of time. Chandler Parsons had returned from two days spent battling food poisoning, including the night he spent sick to his stomach,..." April 04
The Dream Shake "The NBA Trade Deadline is coming in about 37 hours, and there have been few murmurs about what the Rockets plan on doing. They've been connected from everyone from Dwight Howard to Eric Gordon in recent weeks, but most of those reports have been shut down repeatedly. Now, from the god of trade..." February 20