The Houston Rockets acquired Sacramento's Thomas Robinson, the fifth overall pick in the draft, in a three-way deal on Wednesday night, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Rockets sent Patrick Patterson, Toney Douglas and Cole Aldrich to the Kings, and Marcus Morris to the Phoenix Suns as part of the trade.
The Kings give up Robinson, the power forward out of Kansas, Francisco Garcia, Tyler Honeycutt and a future second-round pick to the Rockets, sources said.
Morris, the 14th overall pick of the 2011 draft, had started 17 games for the Rockets this season, averaging 8.6 points and 4.1 rebounds. Morris averaged 21 minutes a game for Houston.
Uncle Drew wrote:I just heard that Houston is trading Marcus Morris: http://www.nba.com/playerfile/marcus_morris/
He is 6-9, 235lbs, not bad...
Weezy wrote:So Phoenix has both of the Morris brothers now, they're solid players. Houston gets potentially better, not good.
Brian Windhorst: Suns have to make roster move to make room for Morris deal. Teams have been expecting a Jermaine O'Neal buyout/release if not traded. Twitter @WindhorstESPN
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Vasashi17 wrote:Patterson better than Robinson?
Suns May Buyout Jermaine O'Neal
Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine
Word is Knicks will be at front of line to try to sign Jermaine O'Neal if Phoenix consents to buy JO out to make room for Marcus Morris
Its like Dr. Buss is guarding the Celtic rim this second half. Nothings dropping
Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA
Lakers offering Steve Blake, Chris Duhon, Devin Ebanks, Darius Morris for 2nd-rounders, sources say. Looking to unload, free roster spots.
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