Rockets' rebounding specialist Hayes has nose surgery

Updated: August 28, 2008, 11:19 PM ET
Associated Press

Chuck Hayes


HOUSTON -- Houston Rockets forward Chuck Hayes had surgery Thursday to repair a broken nose.

The 6-foot-6 Hayes, Houston's third-leading rebounder last season at 5.4 per game, was hurt during a morning workout.

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