Luc Mbah a Moute

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  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    F, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute said he is hoping to re-sign with the Rockets during the offseason.

    “Of course, I want to be here, yeah,” Mbah a Moute said. “I think we had a great year last year. I had a good year. The team did great, a game away from the Finals. Hopefully, we’ll bring everybody back. I know Trevor (Ariza) left. But to bring everybody else back and have the same team and try to go at it again, (that) is what I’m hoping to do. We’ll see what happens.” The Prince's defense was valuable on the wing for the Rockets last season and after losing Trevor Ariza is makes sense if the two sides to come to an agreement.

    Source: Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle

  • Ty Lawson
    G, Washington Wizards

    Candace Buckner of the Washington Post reports that the Wizards have expressed interest in free agents Jamal Crawford, Luc Mbah a Moute, Dante Cunningham, Willie Reed and Ty Lawson.

    That's an eclectic bunch. Lawson joined the Wiz for the playoffs last season and would only be a low-minute backup. Crawford would give them some much needed scoring punch while Mbah a Moute and Cunningham would vastly improve their forward group by adding a little bit of defensive toughness to the mix. Reed would just be a depth center add, as it's highly unlikely he could unseat incumbent Ian Mahinmi after his nightmare season. None of these players will be fantasy options, though Crawford would come the closest if you squinted at it for a long time.

    Source: Candace Buckner on Twitter

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    F, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute admitted that he doesn't have enough confidence in the right shoulder he dislocated twice this season.

    Mbah a Moute was 0-of-6 from the floor in 17 minutes during Houston's 119-106 loss to the Warriors on Monday night. Three of his misses came on driving layups that he would have probably attempted to dunk if not concerned about re-injuring his shoulder, which was dislocated both times while dunking. "No, I can't dunk it right now. I don't trust it yet," He told ESPN. Mbah a Moute is not dealing with significant pain or physical restrictions, but he has struggled to regain his rhythm during the playoffs and has shot only 25.9 percent from the floor and 16.7 percent from 3-point range in six playoff games.

    Source: ESPN

  • Eric Gordon
    G, Houston Rockets

    Eric Gordon shot just 5-of-16 from the floor in the Rockets’ Game 2 loss to the Jazz, finishing with 15 points, six rebounds, one assist, two blocks, one steal and three 3-pointers on Wednesday night.

    Overall, Gordon’s shot wasn’t on, shooting just 31 percent. He did add 3-of-6 from deep, quite a bit better than his teammates. The Rockets need their 3-point shooting to show up in this series and it failed miserably in Game 2. Trevor Ariza, P.J. Tucker, Gerald Green, Luc Mbah a Moute and Ryan Anderson combined for just 3-of-16 on triples in the loss. Gordon will typically attempt and make the highest volume but Houston needs more than just one helping hand in the 3-pointer department. Utah’s perimeter defense showed up in spades on Wednesday night and now the Rockets have to find a way to steal one in Salt Lake City.

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    F, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute has been cleared for Sunday's Game 1.

    Mbah a Moute's return should give a jolt to the Houston bench. He doesn't bring much offensive firepower but will be a big lift defensively. After the Rockets rarely looked locked in during their first round win, a return to full strength should only help them in round two. We'll see if there are any minutes restrictions over the first few games of this series.

    Source: Jonathan Feigen on Twitter

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    F, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute (shoulder) believes that he is ready to return for Game 1 against the Utah Jazz.

    He said that he wants to play on Sunday and that they've been doing a great job at rehabbing him but he'll likely be a GTD. He still needs to get clearance from the training staff, but he was upgraded to questionable recently and he's one of Houston's best defenders, which they'll sorely need against a Jazz team that looks to be firing on all cylinders.

    Source: Houston Chronicle

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    F, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute (dislocated shoulder) has been upgraded to questionable for Sunday's Game 1 against the Jazz.

    Mbah a Moute did some non-contact work at practice but was called doubtful just yesterday, so either he's feeling really good or the Rockets are being aggressive in their designations. He wasn't expected to be ready for the start of round two but was likely to return at some point during the conference semis after a reevaluation. Expect another update tomorrow morning, if not later today.

    Source: Mark Berman on Twitter

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    F, Houston Rockets

    Mike D'Antoni said that Luc Mbah a Moute will be re-evaluated this week and could potentially return during the second round.

    Mbah a Moute suffered his second shoulder dislocation of the season in early April but is expected to make a fairly quick recovery. The Rockets may be pulling for OKC to extend the series to give Mbah a Moute an extra few days of recovery time, as he's been a fine small-ball center for them and ups their defensive versatility by leaps and bounds.

    Source: Adam Wexler on Twitter

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    PF/C, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute (shoulder) still has no timetable for return, but has begun taking shots.

    Mbah a Moute's original injury timetable put him returning for the conference finals, but he will be reevaluated and coach Mike D'Antoni said he thinks he'll be "real close next week." The Rockets would like to have their versatile small ball center and forward back as soon as possible as the road to the Finals gets tougher.

    Source: Houston Chronicle

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    PF/C, Houston Rockets

    Coach Mike D'Antoni said that Luc Mbah a Moute (shoulder) could be reevaluated next week.

    Mbah a Moute dislocated his shoulder before season’s end and has been out for the playoffs thus far. His original return timetable was projected to be May 13-14 during the conference finals, but it appears he could beat the projection with this news. The Rockets certainly miss their small ball center who can spread the floor and shoot. When he does return Ryan Anderson and Nene Hilario will lose playing time at center.

    Source: Brian T. Smith on Twitter

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    SF/PF, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute (dislocated shoulder) could miss up to four weeks.

    The Western Conference Finals could start as early as the 13-14 of May. A four-week timetable would have Mbah a Moute being ready by May 9th. So the latest he could return barring an recovery complications would be for Games 6 and 7 of the West Semifinals if they are necessary. In his stead P.J. Tucker and Ryan Anderson will be asked to carry some extra load in the playoffs at the four and five spots.

    Source: Mark Berman on Twitter

  • Luc Mbah A Moute
    SF/PF, Houston Rockets

    An MRI this morning confirmed that Luc Mbah A Moute has dislocated his right shoulder and there’s no clear timetable for his return.

    It’s a tough blow for the Rockets as Mbah a Moute has been one of the glue guys this year helping fix their perimeter defense. There is still hope that he returns at some point in the later rounds but the Rockets will now have to rely more on PJ Tucker and Clint Capela in their effort to advance in a loaded Western Conference.

    Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    SF/PF, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute (dislocated shoulder) will undergo an MRI on Wednesday, though Mike D'Antoni doesn't think the injury as bad as the dislocation he suffered earlier in the year.

    Mbah a Moute has been a big part of Houston's revamped defense and considering the last dislocation led to a month on the sidelines, it's safe to assume he misses a couple weeks even if this one isn't as severe. Mbah a Moute finished with two points, two rebounds and a steal in eight minutes tonight. He'll end the season as a top-200 per-game contributor, slipping only a handful of spots in the aggregate with 60 games played. Mbah a Moute was good for a low trickle of cash counters but is always going to be counted on for his perimeter defense.

    Source: Jonathan Feigen on Twitter

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    SF/PF, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute has been diagnosed with a dislocated right shoulder and will not return to Tuesday's game.

    He suffered the same injury earlier in the year and it cost him multiple weeks. This could be very bad news for the Rockets if Mbah a Moute can't return by the second round, let alone the Conference Finals. Ryan Anderson and P.J. Tucker will be very busy at the power forward spot.

    Source: Jonathan Feigen on Twitter

  • Luc Mbah a Moute
    SF/PF, Houston Rockets

    Luc Mbah a Moute appeared to injure his right shoulder on a dunk attempt in Tuesday's game and immediately went back into the locker room.

    That's the shoulder that LMAM dislocated earlier in the season. It'd be a significant loss for the Rockets, who need his perimeter defense in the second unit. More updates as they trickle in.

    Source: Jonathan Feigen on Twitter