David Andersen season ends slightly early

Houston Rockets C David Andersen is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season (which ends Wednesday night) for precautionary reasons relating to the sore lower back that has caused him to miss the past 11 games.

Andersen finishes his first NBA season with averages of 5.8 points and 3.3 rebounds while playing in 63 games.  He is expected to make a full recovery and be available to commence his usual offseason training program with no limitations.