Jeff Green sidelined with ankle sprain

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City forward Jeff Green was out of the Thunder's lineup against the Houston Rockets because of a sprained left ankle.

Green sat out Wednesday night for the fifth time in six games. He missed three games before attempting to come back in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night and sat again in Oklahoma City's win over the Utah Jazz on Monday.

The Thunder are 3-1 in games Green has missed, with Serge Ibaka taking his place in the starting lineup.