HOUSTON, TX – February 19, 2021 – Justin Patton of the Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, signed a Two-Way contract with the Houston Rockets as announced by the team Friday afternoon.
Patton, 7’0 247, was drafted ninth overall in the 2021 NBA G League Draft by Westchester in January. In four games this season, the Riverdale, GA native averaged 10.0 points on 50-percent, 6.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.8 blocks.
Patton becomes the 12th player to receive a call-up in Westchester Knicks’ history and the second under second-year head coach, Derrick Alston.
The Knicks return to the hardwood tomorrow, February 20th for a matchup against the Austin Spurs at 7:00 PM ET.