Rockets waive Brent BarryPosted by Inside Hoops
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has waived guard Brent Barry.
Barry (6-7, 210, Oregon State) signed as a free agent with the Rockets prior to last season on July 10 and averaged 3.7 points and 1.4 assists in 56 games (one start) played. The 14-year NBA veteran was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 15th overall selection in the 1995 NBA Draft before being traded to the Los Angeles Clippers prior to his rookie season. Barry played two and a half seasons with the Clippers before being traded to the Miami Heat on Feb. 19, 1998. His playing career also included stops in Chicago (1998-99), Seattle (1999-2004) and San Antonio (2004-08). He has averaged 9.3 points, 3.2 assists and 3.0 rebounds over 912 (449 starts) career games played.
The Rockets roster now stands at 15 players: David Andersen, Trevor Ariza, Shane Battier, Aaron Brooks, Chase Budinger, Brian Cook, Joey Dorsey, Chuck Hayes, Carl Landry, Kyle Lowry, Tracy McGrady, Pops Mensah-Bonsu, Luis Scola, Jermaine Taylor and Yao Ming.