Aaron Brooks

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Aaron

Brooks

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
POSTSEASON 7 66.7 50 0 5 1 1 0
CAREER STATS 21.6 41.3 37 83.9 10.1 1.7 3.1 0.1

HEIGHT

6 ft0 in

/ 1.83m

WEIGHT

161 lbs

/ 73.0kg

LATEST VIDEOS

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Mike Conley scores a game-high 36 points to lift the Grizzlies to the road win in Indiana, 110-97.

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On the break, Aaron Brooks finds the streaking Glenn Robinson III with the pass and Robinson III throws it down.

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Aaron Brooks drills the last second shot from way outside the arc.

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Aaron Brooks soars up to swat the shot attempt out of Robin Lopez's hands.

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Aaron Brooks dribbles to the baseline and finds Al Jefferson in the lane for two.

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Aaron Brooks gets into the lane and finishes with the floater.

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Aaron Brooks drives and finishes at the hoop with a scooping reverse layup.

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Jeff Teague scores 30 points and hands out nine assists as the Pacers outlast the Sixers, 122-115 in overtime.

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Al Jefferson whips the pass to Aaron Brooks and Brooks nails the three-pointer.

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Aaron Brooks gets the steal and hits the 3-pointer.

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Aaron Brooks drives to the basket and tosses in the floater.

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Nikola Mirotic scores 28 off the bench and Jimmy Butler adds 21 as the Bulls outlast the Rockets 103-100.

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Aaron Brooks hurries down the court and hits the buzzer beater floater.

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Doug McDermott scores 25 and Jimmy Butler adds 22 as the Bulls beat the Nets 118-102.

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Goran Dragic goes off for 26 points with 9 assists as the Heat take down the Bulls 118-96.

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Aaron Brooks fires a deep bullet to Pau Gasol for the easy layup.

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Al Horford scores 16 points, Jeff Teague adds 17 points as the Hawks rout the struggling Bulls 113-90.

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Bobby Portis draws the foul and still hits the shot for the three-point play.

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Aaron Brooks gets the layup plus the foul.

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Aaron Brooks sinks an impressive layup during the secons quarter.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
2009-10 … NBA Most Improved Player.

2015-16
Appeared in 69 games off the bench in his second season with Chicago … Averaged 7.1 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 16.1 minutes per game … Shot 40.1 percent from the field, 35.7 percent from three-point range and 76.6 percent from the free throw line … Scored in double figures 19 times with one game of 20 or more points … Set a season highs with 29 points on 11-for-20 shooting and 4-for-7 from three-point range in 41 minutes off the bench in an overtime win over Indiana, 12/30 … Recorded a season-high 10 assists with only one turnover in 21 minutes off the bench at Detroit, 1/18 … Missed four games with a left hamstring injury, Nov. 20-30.

CAREER
Has appeared in 548 games (182 starts) over eight NBA seasons with the Rockets (2007-11; 2013-14), Suns (2011), Kings (2012-13), Nuggets (2014) and Bulls (2014-16) … Owns career averages of 10.7 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 22.5 minutes per game … Holds career shooting percentages of .413 from the field, .370 from three-point range and .840 from the free throw line … He has posted 12 career double-doubles with a season high of six during the 2009-10 season … Voted NBA Most Improved Player in 2009-10 with the Rockets, when he posted a career highs with 19.6 points and 5.3 assists per game in 82 starts … Selected to participate with the Sophomore Team in the 2009 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam … Selected by Houston in the first round (26th overall) of the 2007 Draft … Assigned to Houston’s NBA D-League affiliate Rio Grande Valley, 12/06/07 … Recalled from Rio Grande Valley, 12/14/07 … Traded by the Rockets to Phoenix for Goran Dragic and a first-round pick on Feb. 24, 2011 … Signed as a free agent with Sacramento on July 16, 2012 … Waived by the Kings March 1, 2013 … Signed by Houston as a free agent on March 5, 2013 … Waived by the Rockets on June 30, 2013 … Re-signed by the Rockets on July 19, 2013 … Traded to Denver in exchange for Jordan Hamilton on Feb. 20, 2014 … Signed a free agent contract with the Chicago Bulls on July 22, 2014 … Re-signed by Chicago on July 14, 2015 … Signed a free agent contract with Indiana on July 21, 2016 … 2014-15: Appeared in all 82 games (21 starts) on the year and posted 11.6 points, 3.2 assists, and 2.0 rebounds over 23.0 minutes per game … Shot .421 from the field, .387 from downtown (tied for 23rd in the NBA) and .833 from the line … Recorded 14.1 points, 4.4 assists and 2.5 rebounds in 30.9 minutes per game in 21 starts … Posted 53 games with 10 or more points, six games with 20 or more points and one game with 30 or more points … Led the team in scoring four times, in assists 16 times and in minutes once … Tallied one double-double and one game with 10 or more assists … Recorded his first double-double of season with 13 points and 10 assists versus Charlotte, 03/23 … Scored a season-high 31 points and dished out five assists at Philadelphia, 03/11 … 2013-14: Split the season between the Rockets and Nuggets … Appeared in 72 games on the year and posted 9.0 ppg, 3.2 apg and 1.9 rpg in 21.6 mpg … In 29 games (12 starts) with the Nuggets, he averaged 11.9 ppg, 5.2 apg and 2.7 rpg in 29.0 mpg … scored in double digits 26 times, including six games with 20 or more points … posted two double-doubles … Registered 24 points and dished out 15 assists in 47 minutes at Houston, 04/06 … Posted 27 points and a career-high 17 assists versus Detroit, 03/19 … Recorded 15 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter, at NO, 03/09 … 2012-13: Appeared in 53 games (20 starts) and averaged 7.1 ppg and 2.2 apg in 18.8 mpg with both the Rockets and Kings … Accrued 14 DNP-CDs with the Rockets … Waived by the Kings on March 1 and signed by the Rockets as a free agent on March 5 … Averaged 8.0 ppg and 2.3 apg in 20.8 mpg over 46 contests (20 starts) with the Kings … Recorded 11 DNP-CDs, posted one DND (12/30) with a sore left ankle and was inactive for one game (01/12) with the flu … Recorded a season-high 23 points (9- 12 FG, 3-3 3FG) against the Warriors, 12/19 … 2010-11: Averaged 10.7 ppg, 3.9 apg and 21.8 mpg over 59 games with the Rockets and Suns … Averaged 11.6 ppg and 3.8 apg in 34 games (seven starts) with the Rockets … Averaged 9.6 ppg and 4.2 apg in 25 games (five starts) with the Suns … Scored 20 or more points four times and recorded two double-doubles … Spent 24 games on the Inactive List (11/07- 12/17; 01/05-01/08) with a left ankle sprain and missed one game as a result of a team suspension (02/07) … Totaled a season-best 24 points (7-16 FG, 4-6 3FG) and nine assists at LAL, 10/26 … Scored a season-high-tying 24 points (8-15 FG, 5-8 3FG) at Boston, 01/10 … Led the Rockets with a season-high-tying 24 points (8-14 FG, 4-7 3FG) and a season-best 10 assists at Atlanta, 01/15 … Went a perfect 36-for-36 at the free throw line from Jan. 3 through Feb. 12, which marked the longest such streak of his career ... 2009-10: Won the 2009-10 NBA Most Improved Player Award after he averaged career highs of 19.6 ppg and 5.3 apg in a career-best 82 starts … Made the biggest jump in points per game (+8.4) of any qualifying player in the NBA from 2008-09 (11.2) to 2009-10 (19.6) … Among qualifying players, he stood as one of just three players in the league with an increase of two assists per game (+2.3) from 2008-09 (3.0) to 2009-10 (5.3) … Finished tied for 18th in the NBA in scoring average (19.6) and tied for 21st in assists per game (5.3) … Posted a team-high 39 20+ point performances, 10 games with 30 or more points and one 40-point contest … Registered four straight 20-point games three times (12/13- 12/18, 01/27-02/02 and 03/01-03/07) … Reached doublefigure scoring in a career-high 40 consecutive outings (12/23-03/21) … Notched six double-doubles and six double-digit assist games … Ranked first in the NBA in 3-pointers made (.398, 209-525 3FG) … Became just the sixth player in NBA history to make at least 200 3-pointers (209) and dish out 400 or more assists (434) in the same season … Hit six or more shots from beyond the arc in 11 games … Finished with 16 points and a career-high 13 assists versus Phoenix, 11/17 … Recorded a career-high five steals at Oklahoma City, 01/29 … Set career highs in free throws made (12) and attempted (13) versus Cleveland, 12/9 … Netted a career-high 43 points (14-30 FG, 6-9 3FG, 9-12 FT) win versus Minnesota, 1/13 … Racked up 31 points (11-17 FG) and nine assists versus DEN (03/15), hitting a pullup jumper with :02.9 left for the deciding bucket in a 125-123 win … Set both his career high in threes and the Rockets’ single-game record for most three-pointers made without a miss (7-7 3FG) en route to 31 points (11-14 FG) versus Memphis, 3/17, which also marked the first back-to-back 30-point games of his career … 2008-09: Averaged 11.2 ppg and 3.0 apg in 80 games (35 starts) … In 35 starts, he averaged 13.0 ppg and 3.7 apg … Recorded one DNP-CD (10/29) … Posted one DND with flu-like symptoms, 2/4 … Finished tied for 21st in the NBA in free throw percentage (.866, 149-172 FT) … Had 10 games with 20 or more points and one 30-point outing … Posted two double-doubles … Reached double-figure scoring in a season-best seven consecutive contests, March 9-20 … Registered the first consecutive 20-point games of his career (20 on 3/24 and 21 on 3/28) … Notched six points, three assists and two rebounds in 15:53 of action with the Sophomore Team in the 2009 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam held during the 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend in Phoenix … Made his first NBA start at San Antonio, 11/14, and responded with 14 points, eight boards and three steals … Registered the first double-double of his career with 18 points and a career-high 10 rebounds at Minnesota, 12/20 … Notched 22 points (8-17 FG) and a season-best 10 assists at Minnesota, 3/1 …2007-08: In his rookie season, he averaged 5.2 ppg and 1.7 apg in 51 games … Spent 23 games on the Inactive List … Recorded eight DNP-CDs … Finished sixth among all rookies in assists per game … Reached double-digit scoring in a season-high four consecutive games from April 3-9 … Posted a season-best 22 points (8-10 FG, 4-5 3FG) versus New York, 1/5), which included a 12-point (5-5 FG, 2-2 3FG) fourth quarter.

PLAYOFFS
In 37 playoff games (13 starts), he holds career averages of 8.8 ppg, 1.9 apg and 1.8 rpg in 18.7 mpg and has shot .410 from the field, .330 from behind the arc and .768 from the line … 2014-15: Appeared in 12 games and averaged 4.5 ppg, 1.5 rpg, 11.0 mpg while shooting .344 from the field and .308 from downtown … 2012-13: In his third career postseason, he averaged 5.0 ppg and 1.8 apg in 11.2 mpg in six games against the Thunder … 2008-09: Helped the Rockets advance to the Western Conference Semifinals … In 13 postseason games (13 starts), he tallied 16.8 ppg, 3.4 apg, 2.6 rpg, 34.2 mpg and shot .453 from the field, .422 from behind the arc and .804 from the line … Posted four 20-point games and one 30-point performance … He averaged 15.3 ppg (.448, 13-29 3FG) and 4.3 apg in six games against the Trail Blazers in the First Round … Scored a team-high 27 points (10-17 FG, 5-8 3FG) and postseason-career-best seven assists in Game 1 at Portland, 4/18 … Netted 18.0 ppg (.929, 26-28 FT) and 2.6 apg in seven games against the Lakers in the Western Conference Semifinals … Led the Rockets with a playoff-career-high 34 points (12-20 FG, 4-9 3FG, 6-6 FT) in Game 4 versus the Lakers, 5/10) ... 2007-08: Saw action in six games against the Jazz and posted 4.2 ppg, 1.0 rpg and 0.5 apg in 8.3 mpg.

INTERNATIONAL
2011-12: Spent the season with the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association, where he was named a CBA All-Star and took Guangdong to the CBA 2012 Finals.

COLLEGE
Averaged 13.1 ppg and 4.1 apg in 115 games (110 starts) during his four-year career at Oregon … Finished his collegiate career as Oregon’s ninth all-time leading scorer with 1,511 points, while ranking fourth in assists (471), fourth in 3FGM (205), fifth in free throw percentage (.834) and sixth in steals (127) … Earned Second-Team All-America honors from The Sporting News and Third-Team accolades from The Associated Press as a senior … Was a member of the Wooden Award All-American Team and was named First-Team All-Pac-10 his senior season … Led the Pac-10 in scoring (17.7) and ranked fifth in assists (4.3) in 2006-07 … Topped the Pac-10 in assists-per-turnover ratio (1.81) and finished fourth in assists per game (4.4) in 2005-06 … As a sophomore, he led the team in scoring (14.7 ppg, 10th in Pac-10) and assists (4.6 apg, third in Pac-10) … Earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors in 2004-05 … Also earned Pac-10 All-Freshman accolades.

PERSONAL
Nickname is “AB” … He and his wife, Shavonne, have three daughters, MiKah, and twin girls, Khylie and Khobi … His favorite sport other than basketball is football … He is an avid bowler and enjoys playing video games … Created The Aaron Brooks Foundation, in conjunction with Drills & Skills, which partnered with local middle schools to develop a comprehensive youth development strategy for underserved, school-aged youth in the Houston area … His foundation holds a golf tournament to raise funds, which allows Drills & Skills to provide free basketball camps to children … Majored in Political Science in college … Led Franklin High School to the Washington 4A State Championship as a senior … Was a McDonald’s and Parade Third-Team All-American … Played in the McDonald’s and EA SPORTS National All-Star Games … Named Washington’s Player of the Year by Gatorade.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 65GP 893MIN 121FGM 300FGA 40.3FG% 483PM 1283PA 37.53P% 32FTM 40FTA 80FT% 18OREB 51DREB 69REB 125AST 66TOV 25STL 9BLK 93PF 0DD2 0TD3 322PTS -33+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016IND65089332212130040.34812837.53240801851691252596693-33
2015CHI690110749118846940.16618535.7496476.62180101180301082132-13
2014CHI8221188495434481742.112131338.714517483.3321341662615415157189209
2013DEN291284134612931840.64211636.2465190.22058781502776670-237
2013HOU43071629910426339.55413240.9374484.1233962832565176-48
2012HOU70371041330.82728.600011261345-24
2012SAC462095836613930345.94812737.8405276.91266781082976389-582
2010PHX2554732408620043226732.8465780.7918271041314446-183
2010HOU34781139413438734.64816928.47883941140511292125569-312
2009HOU828229191604575133143.220952539.824529882.2541612154346914232199-26
2008HOU8035199889431678340.411330936.614917286.633124157238468125152340
2007HOU5106082649322541.33610933424985.7134356871354469-6

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