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How should the Rockets incorporate Amen Thompson back into the rotation?

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Friday’s game versus the Los Angeles Clippers marked the sixth straight game that Amen Thompson has missed since spraining his ankle on November 1. Although the Houston Rockets have yet to set a return date, recent images and video of him on the practice court signal that he is nearing a return.

Inserting the fourth overall pick back into the fold sounds like an easy decision on paper, but considering how well the team has jelled over the course of their recent winning streak, the “how” in “how to incorporate Thompson back into the rotation” becomes a bit more complicated.