2013-14 SEASON: Acquired by Houston in a trade with Denver on Feb. 20 in exchange for guard Aaron Brooks … averaged 6.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in 17.2 minutes per game over 39 outings (11 starts) with the Nuggets … made his Rockets debut at Sacramento (2/25/14), collecting 12 points (4-7 FG, 2-3 3FG, 2-2 FT), five boards, two assists, one steal and one block in 24:22 off the bench … chipped in with another 16 points (6-12 FG) at the L.A. Clippers (2/26/14), which included matching his career high for 3-pointers made (4-8 3FG) … made his first start with the Rockets vs. Detroit (3/1/14), notching 13 points (6-12 FG) and four boards in 33:20 of action in place of Chandler Parsons (illness) … came off the bench with 15 points (5-7 FG, 3-4 3FG, 2-2 FT) in a 124-86 win vs. Utah (3/17/14).
PREVIOUS SEASONS:2012-13 (Denver): Appeared in 40 games (one start), averaging 5.2 points and 2.4 rebounds in 9.9 minutes . . . Had 15 points, three boards and two steals in 20 minutes at BKN on 2/13 . . . Totaled seven points, five boards and career-highs with two blocks, two steals and 28 minutes at TOR on 2/12 . . . Had eight points (2-2 3FG) in eight minutes vs. CHI on 2/7 . . . Scored a season-high 16 points (7-9 FG) to go with four boards in 17 minutes at LAC on 12/25 . . . Tallied 15 points (6-11 FG) to go with four rebounds in 20 minutes at SAC on 12/16 . . . Had eight points and five boards in 15 minutes vs. TOR on 12/3 . . . Posted 13 points and season-high eight rebounds in 20 minutes at LAL on 11/30 . . . Scored season-high 12 points (3-6 3FG) to go with six rebounds in 19 minutes at MIN on 11/21 . . . Posted 11 points and hit three three-pointers in 21 minutes vs. MIA on 11/15 . . . Had four points, six rebounds and two assists in 13 minutes at PHI on 10/31 . . . Registered 42 DNP-CDs.
2011-12 (Denver): Appeared in 26 games with two starts . . . Averaged 4.4 points and 2.4 rebounds in 10.0 minutes . . . Notched 11 points (5-9 FG) and five boards in 17 minutes in first career start vs. PHX on 4/6 . . . Posted seven points, five boards and three assists in 16 minutes at NOH on 4/4 . . . Tallied 11 points and three assists in 14 minutes vs. POR on 2/29 . . . Had career-high nine rebounds in 27 minutes vs. SAS on 2/23 . . . Posted a career-high 18 points and seven boards in 24 minutes at LAC on 2/22 . . . Scored 10 points to go with four rebounds at DAL on 2/15 . . . Recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds in 29 minutes vs. BAK on 1/7 . . . Posted 14 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in 31 minutes vs. BAK on 1/6 in first game for Idaho Stampede . . . Sent to Idaho Stampede of NBA D-League on 1/3/12 . . . Missed a total of 40 games, with 24 DNP-CD, and the remainder DNP-INACTIVE including trips to the D-League.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the first round (26th overall) of the 2011 NBA Draft . . . Draft rights traded to Denver Nuggets by Dallas in three-team draft-night deal (Portland) in exchange for guard Raymond Felton (in the trade Dallas received Rudy Fernandez from Portland) ... Acquired by Houston in a trade with Denver on Feb. 20, 2014 in exchange for guard Aaron Brooks.
COLLEGE: One of the 10 finalists for the Oscar Robertson Trophy, the USBWA's National Player of the Year award, as a sophomore . . . Earned Second-Team All-America honors from the USBWA and the NABC and Third-Team All-America accolades from the AP . . . Sophomore (2010-11): Led Texas in scoring (18.6 ppg) and ranked second in rebounding (7.7 rpg) and minutes played (32.2mpg) . . . Named to the six person All-Big 12 First Team in addition to garnering All-America honors from the USBWA, NABC and AP . . . Shot 44 percent from the field and 77.9 from the free throw line . . . Scored a career-high 28 points to go with eight rebounds vs. No. 5 Pittsburgh on 11/19/10 . . . Scored 20+ points 15 times, 10+ rebounds 8 times and recorded eight double-doubles . . . Freshman (2009-2010): Averaged 19.9 minutes per game in a reserve role, averaged 10.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg, and 1.5apg . . . Led the team in three-point field goals made (58-of-159) and shot 41 percent from the field . . . Set a season-high 27 points including five three-pointers in just 19 minutes at Oklahoma State on 2/1/10.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jordan Christian Hamilton . . . son of Greg and Karen Hamilton . . . Switched to jersey No. 3 prior to sophomore year at Texas to denote that he is the third of five boys in his family . . . has two older brothers, Zelle and Gary, one older sister, Miya, and two younger brothers, Isaac and Daniel . . . brother, Gary, played basketball at the University of Miami (Fla.) from 2003-06 and currently plays professionally in Israel.