For the first time in his NBA career, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will be reunited with one of his former Wildcat teammates as the Houston Rockets traded Patrick Patterson to the Kings along with Cole Aldrich and Toney Douglas in exchange for forwards Francisco Garcia, Thomas Robinson and Tyler Honeycutt. He will join Cousins and another former Wildcat in Chuck Hayes, as the three big men face an uncertain NBA future with the Kings potentially moving to Seattle, though nothing has been finalized yet.
Patterson is averaging 11.6 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists in his third season in the NBA. He’s started in 38 of a possible 47 games this year, and holds a Player Efficiency Rating of 15.65 (the NBA average is 15.00 every season).
If you go deeper into Patterson’s statistics, he’s averaging 16 points and 6.5 rebounds per 36 minutes and shooting 51% from the floor with an effective field goal % of 55.7%.