Artest starts against the Rockets

Updated: January 6, 2010, 9:58 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest returned from a concussion against his former team, the Houston Rockets, on Tuesday but didn't figure much in the outcome.

Artest played 33 minutes and scored seven points on 3-of-11 shooting in the Lakers' 88-79 victory.

"The way it is, it's probably better to get him out there and start him right away and then see how it goes," Jackson said before the game.

Artest missed the Lakers' last five games after a fall at his home on Christmas ...

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