In news that we wish we didnt have to report, Patrick Patterson has been assigned to the D-League by the Rockets. The Rockets’ GM Darryl Morley said:
“Patrick is making tremendous strides in practice and coach is very comfortable that he could help us win in the NBA right now,” said Morey. “However, our depth at the big spot with Yao Ming, Luis Scola, Brad Miller, Jordan Hill and Chuck Hayes means there is no playing time available. We believe strongly that players improve best by playing in games and the upcoming stretch presented a timely opportunity for Patrick to join Vipers training camp.”
It looks like a case of Patrick being on a team stacked with players at his position and simply having to wait his turn. He will join Ramon Harris on the Rio Grande Vipers Training Camp roster.