Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 10/20/14
  Rockets Trade: Toney Douglas, Cole Aldrich and Patrick Peterson Rockets Receive (From Sacramento): Thomas Robinson, Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt Analysis: The Houston Rockets have just added a potential go-to post scorer in Robinson, who was just the fifth overall pick in last summer’s draft. He has a nifty jump shot and solid post moves and is a fantastic rebounder and should become a double-double threat very soon, if given minutes. They absolutely stole him from the Kings. Yes they gave up a their starting power forward in Patterson, but Robinson has the potential to be a huge upgrade, when he gets settled in Houston over the next year or so. Toney Douglas gave them solid offense and Aldrich was a solid defender, but they received a needed perimeter scorer in Garcia and a solid prospect in Honeycutt, as well as a pick, so those players a wash. This was an incredible trade for the Rockets, just becuase of Robinson. He was completely misused in Sacramento and could be a b...
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