HOUSTON -- Thomas Robinson is in,while Marcus Morrisand Patrick Patterson areout in Houston, as part of a reported three-way deal that also involved the Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings.
The move reunites twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris in Phoenix, and Marcus was swapped for Robinson, his former teammate at Kansas. Houston also sentPatterson, Toney Douglas and Cole Aldrich (another college teammate of Morris) to Sacramento.
In addition to Robinson, the No. 5 pick in the 2012 draft, the Rockets who were 29-26 and in eighth place in the Western Conference at the time of the trade get Francisco Garcia, Tyler Honeycutt and a second-round pick, according to reports.
Morris was the 14th pick in the 2011 draft. After spending most of his rookie season in the D-league, he started 17 games for Houston this year, averaging 8.6 points and 4.1 rebounds. He was most often deployed as an offensive sparkplug, his 3-point shooting and offensive rebounding often adding punch in momen...