Patrick Davell Patterson (born March 14, 1989) is an American basketball player with the Sacramento Kings. He played collegiately for the University of Kentucky. He is a 6'9", 235-pound power forward who grew up in Huntington, West Virginia. During his high school career, Patterson helped lead Huntington High School to three-straight state championships, the last one with help from O. J. Mayo, and was named a McDonald's All-American. Patterson realized his dream of becoming a NBA lottery pick by being selected at #14 overall in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. On February 20, 2013 Patrick was part of a six player trade that sent him to the Sacramento Kings.
Patterson, born in Washington, D.C., graduated form Huntington High School in Huntington, West Virginia in 2007.
Patrick Patterson played college basketball for the University of Kentucky. He chose to play for Kentucky rather than Duke or Florida in a highly publicized recruiting battle. He was recruited by Kentucky coach Tubby Smith and his replacement Billy Gillispie. In the 2009–10 season he played for former Memphis coach John Calipari who became Billy Gillispie's replacement in April 2009.
On June 24, 2010, Patterson was selected in the NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets with the fourteenth overall pick. Patterson's sports agent is Odell McCants. On November 10, Patterson was assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League. In nine games with the Vipers, Patterson averaged 35 minutes, 18.3 points, and 10.3 rebounds. Two days after being recalled by the Rockets, Patterson made his NBA regular season debut on December 15, 2010.
With Luis Scola injured, Patrick Patterson had his first NBA start with the Rockets on March 14, 2011, scoring 2 points and grabbing 5 rebounds.
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