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Rockets claim Brunson off waivers from Sonics

HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets claimed guard Rick Brunson
off waivers from the Seattle SuperSonics on Thursday.

Brunson, waived by Seattle on Feb. 28, has missed 48 games this
season because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot. In four
games, he averaged 2.5 points.

Brunson has averaged 3.3 points, 2.7 assists and 1.4 rebounds in
nine NBA seasons.