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Patrick Patterson agrees to one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers

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Former Kentucky forward Patrick Patterson has found a new home in the NBA.

This afternoon, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Patterson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers worth $2.3 million.

The 30-year-old had played the past two years with the Oklahoma City Thunder, where he was never able to carve out a consistent role with the franchise. Patterson never averaged more than 15 minutes or four points per game in either season.

In nine NBA seasons, Patterson has averaged 6.9 points and 4.1 rebounds in stints with the Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors and Oklahoma City Thunder.

Now, he will follow OKC teammate and NBA superstar Paul George to Los Angeles, where they are set to team up with Kawhi Leonard.

At Kentucky, Patterson was a two-time First-team All-SEC player in 2009 and 2010, and was named to the SEC All-Defensive team in 2010.

Patterson was drafted No. 14 overall to Houston in 2010.


Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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1 Comment for Patrick Patterson agrees to one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers

  1. JASUN74
    1:04 am August 16, 2019 Permalink

    Wow. This is a great opportunity for Pat and he’s a heck of a piece to go with this team, I feel so bad for Cuz and hope he gets back as soon as possible. ( he’s a fighter and will be back stronger than ever), but Patrick has a great opportunity to get a ring this year and be a major contributor. Good luck PP!!!