Patrick Beverley


PORTLAND, Ore. -- Pat Beverley gave the Rockets as much as he could in games four and five, while battling high fever and dehydration and mixing in a couple of visits to the hospital.


Much has been made of the matchup between the two starting point guards, Pat Beverley of the Rockets and Damian Lillard of the Blazers, as the two teams begin their first round series Sunday night


Injuries to Dwight Howard (ankle) and Pat Beverley (knee) have clearly taken some of the sting out of the Rockets as they head towards the playoffs.


Rockets guard Pat Beverley sounded very confident on Saturday evening when he spoke about the possibility of avoiding surgery on his right knee that he injured Thursday against Philadelphia and th