LA Clippers Re-Sign Forward Patrick Patterson
The LA Clippers have re-signed free agent Patrick Patterson, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations Lawrence Frank. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
Patterson, 31, appeared in 59 games for the Clippers last season, averaging 4.9 points and 2.6 rebounds while connecting on 39.0 percent of his three-point attempts.
The 6-foot-8 forward holds career averages of 6.7 points and 4.0 rebounds while shooting 44.8 percent in 10 NBA seasons with the Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder and Clippers.
A native of Huntington, W.V., Patterson played three collegiate seasons at the University of Kentucky, before being selected by the Houston Rockets with the 14th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. At Kentucky, he was a three-time All-SEC honoree, the 2008 SEC Rookie of the Year and a member of the 2010 All-SEC Defensive Team.