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Howard misses practice with sore foot

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was diagnosed with a sore foot Tuesday after x-rays taken came back negative.

Howard missed practice Tuesday and is expected to return on Wednesday.

The Rockets announced the injury on their Twitter page.

Howard signed a four-year, $88 million contract with the Rockets in the offseason after averaging 17.1 points and a league-leading 12.4 rebounds per game last season.

10/01 14:36:14 ET