Originally written December 23, 2011 on Larry Brown Sports:
Did the Rockets forget to haze Patrick Patterson when he was a rookie last season, or was this his choice? There’s nothing wrong with breaking out with the “Thriller” dance every now and then, but at least do a little studying beforehand if you’re going to volunteer it to an audience. Either the Rockets veterans convinced Patterson he had to do a little dancing at practice recently or he just felt like busting a move. Check out this Patrick Patterson Thriller video that Kentucky Sports Radio passed along: As we showed you, the Timberwolves made Ricky Rubio embarrass himself earlier in the week as a part of paying his rookie dues. Patterson, on the other hand, is a second year player. The Big Lead speculates that he may have even been doing the “Electric Slide” to the tun of “Thriller,” which actually doesn’t sound that far off. All that matters is that you’re having fun, right?
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