In 2012-2013: In his first season with Houston, averaged 5.6 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 0.90 steals in 41 games … placed on the inactive list for four games (1/8/13-1/12/13) … was a DNP (CD) for three games (1/30/13-2/2/13; 2/6/13) … signed by the Rockets as a free agent on Jan. 7 and assigned to Houston's single-affiliation NBA D-League partner Rio Grande Valley … recalled from the Vipers on Jan. 14 … averaged 13.7 points, 7.0 assists, 6.7 rebounds and 2.00 steals in three starts with Rio Grande Valley … made his Rockets debut vs. the L.A. Clippers (1/15/13), recording three points (1-1 3FG), one assist and one steal in just 1:45 of action … picked up a career-best three steals at Indiana (1/18/13) … netted 11 points (2-3 FG, 6-8 FT) vs. Golden State (2/5/13) … totaled six points (3-6 3FG), eight assists and five boards at Sacramento (2/10/13) … collected nine points off a 3-of-4 night from beyond the arc at Brooklyn (2/22/13) … scored a career-high 15 points (6-9 FG, 3-5 3FG) at Washington (2/23/13) … recorded 13 points (5-7 FG, 3-4 3FG) and six assists at Orlando (3/1/13), which included scoring 10 points (4-5 FG, 2-2 3FG) and nabbing a career-high-tying three steals in the fourth quarter of a 118-110 win … registered nine points (5-6 FT) and a career-high seven rebounds vs. Dallas (3/3/13) … handed out another seven assists at Dallas (3/6/13) … matched his career-best three steals vs. Phoenix (3/13/13) and three thefts vs. Utah (3/20/13) … added 11 points (4-7 FG), five assists, four rebounds, one steal and one blocked shot vs. Cleveland (3/22/13) … recorded 11 points (4-6 FG, 2-3 3FG) in a 96-95 win vs. San Antonio (3/24/13) and made one of the key plays of the game by blocking a layup attempt by Danny Green with 1:24 left to play … marked his sixth double-digit scoring game of the season … made a career-high two blocks at Memphis (3/29/13) … topped Houston with a career-best nine assists at Denver (4/6/13), adding seven points (3-3 FG, 1-1 3FG).
In the NBA Drafted by the L.A. Lakers in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2009 NBA Draft and later traded to Miami … joined the Heat for the 2010 NBA Summer League and was signed by Miami on Aug. 2, 2010 … waived by the Heat at the end of training camp on Oct. 25, 2010.
In the Playoffs The 2013 NBA Playoffs mark his first NBA postseason.
In International Play Joined the Rockets from Spartak St. Petersburg in Russia, where he earned Eurocup MVP for the 2011-12 season and 2012 All-Eurocup First-Team honors … played two seasons at Arkansas before leaving school to sign a professional contract with BC Dnipro of the Ukrainian UBL for the 2008- 09 season … drafted by the L.A. Lakers in the 2009 NBA Draft and later traded to Miami, but decided to stay in Europe and signed with Olympiakos in Greece on Aug. 26, 2009.
In College Was a 2008 Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy candidate … started 33 of 35 games as a sophomore, ranking first on Razorbacks in rebounding (6.6 rpg), steals (1.3 spg) and 3-point percentage (.378) … was also second on the team in points (12.1 ppg) and third in assists (2.4 apg) in 2007-08 … was named SEC Freshman of the Year and earned Second- Team All-SEC honors in 2006-07.
In Life Born Patrick Beverley on July 12, 1988, in Chicago, Illinois … son of Lisa Beverley … helped his mother open her own nail salon studio in Houston even before signing with the Rockets … featured in the 2007 documentary Hoop Reality, which is the sequel to the 1995 documentary Hoop Dreams … as a senior at John Marshall Metropolitan High School, he led the state in scoring (37.3 ppg) and was named Co-Player of the Year … selected to play in the Roundball Classic on April 8, 2006, a national All-Star Game played at United Center in Chicago.
In Transactions Originally drafted by the L.A. Lakers in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2009 NBA Draft and later traded to Miami … signed by the Heat on Aug. 2, 2010 … waived by Miami on Oct. 25, 2010 … signed as a free agent by Houston to a multi-year deal on Jan. 7, 2013, and assigned to Rio Grande Valley of the NBA D-League ... recalled by the Rockets from the Vipers on Jan. 14, 2013.