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Aaron Brooks

29-Year-Old    PG    Chicago Bulls

2013-14 NBA Stats

PTS

9.0

REB

1.9

AST

3.2

STL

0.7

BLK

0.2

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Aaron Brooks couldn't have landed in a better spot when he was signed by the Bulls this offseason. The guard, who's entering his seventh season in the league, could be the next in a long line of undersized guards who have thrived in Tom Thibodeau's system. Like Nate Robinson...

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HT: 6' 0"   WT: 160 lbs   DOB: 1/14/1985  College: Oregon   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #26 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed by the Rockets in July of 2013.

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Aaron Brooks NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2007-08 22 51 11.9 5.2 1.1 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.7 41.3 85.7 0.9 0.3 0.8 2.1 33.0 1.8 4.4 0.8 1.0
2008-09 23 80 25.0 11.2 2.0 3.0 0.6 0.1 1.4 40.4 86.6 1.6 0.4 1.6 3.9 36.6 4.0 9.8 1.9 2.2
2009-10 24 82 35.6 19.6 2.6 5.3 0.8 0.2 2.5 43.2 82.2 2.8 0.7 2.0 6.4 39.8 7.0 16.2 3.0 3.6
2010-11 25 HOU 34 23.9 11.6 1.5 3.8 0.6 0.1 1.4 34.6 94.0 1.6 0.3 1.2 5.0 28.4 3.9 11.4 2.3 2.4
2010-11 25 PHO 25 18.9 9.6 1.1 4.2 0.5 0.0 0.9 43.0 80.7 1.8 0.4 0.7 2.7 32.8 3.4 8.0 1.8 2.3
2010-11 25 HOU/PHO 59 21.8 10.7 1.3 3.9 0.6 0.1 1.2 37.5 88.6 1.7 0.3 1.0 4.0 29.7 3.7 9.9 2.1 2.4
2012-13 27 HOU 7 5.4 1.4 0.3 0.9 0.1 0.4 0.3 30.8 0.0 0.6 0.1 0.1 1.0 28.6 0.6 1.9 0.0 0.0
2012-13 27 SAC 46 20.8 8.0 1.7 2.3 0.6 0.2 1.0 45.9 76.9 1.4 0.3 1.4 2.8 37.8 3.0 6.6 0.9 1.1
2012-13 27 HOU/SAC 53 18.8 7.1 1.5 2.2 0.6 0.2 0.9 45.3 76.9 1.3 0.2 1.3 2.5 37.3 2.7 6.0 0.8 1.0
2013-14 28 DEN 29 29.0 11.9 2.7 5.2 0.9 0.2 1.4 40.6 90.2 2.3 0.7 2.0 4.0 36.2 4.4 11.0 1.6 1.8
2013-14 28 HOU 43 16.7 7.0 1.4 1.9 0.6 0.1 1.3 39.5 84.1 1.2 0.5 0.9 3.1 40.9 2.4 6.1 0.9 1.0
2013-14 28 DEN/HOU 72 21.6 9.0 1.9 3.2 0.7 0.2 1.3 40.1 87.4 1.6 0.6 1.3 3.4 38.7 3.2 8.1 1.2 1.3
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Aaron Brooks – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#3 Point Guard

1.  Derrick Rose

2.  Kirk Hinrich

3.  Aaron Brooks

4.  E'Twaun Moore

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True Shooting Percentage

51.8%

True Shooting % in 2013-14

In 2013-14, Aaron Brooks had a true shooting percentage of 51.8%.

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Aaron Brooks NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2007-08 22 51 36.0 15.6 3.3 5.2 0.8 0.3 2.1 41.3 85.7 2.6 0.8 2.5 6.5 33.0 5.5 13.3 2.5 2.9
2008-09 23 80 36.0 16.1 2.8 4.3 0.8 0.1 2.0 40.4 86.6 2.3 0.6 2.2 5.6 36.6 5.7 14.1 2.7 3.1
2009-10 24 82 36.0 19.8 2.7 5.4 0.9 0.2 2.6 43.2 82.2 2.9 0.7 2.0 6.5 39.8 7.1 16.4 3.0 3.7
2010-11 25 HOU 34 36.0 17.5 2.3 5.7 0.9 0.1 2.1 34.6 94.0 2.4 0.5 1.8 7.5 28.4 5.9 17.2 3.5 3.7
2010-11 25 PHO 25 36.0 18.3 2.1 7.9 1.0 0.1 1.7 43.0 80.7 3.3 0.7 1.4 5.1 32.8 6.5 15.2 3.5 4.3
2010-11 25 HOU/PHO 59 36.0 17.8 2.2 6.5 1.0 0.1 2.0 37.5 88.6 2.8 0.6 1.6 6.6 29.7 6.2 16.5 3.5 3.9
2012-13 27 HOU 7 36.0 9.5 1.9 5.7 0.9 2.8 1.9 30.8 0.0 3.8 0.9 0.9 6.6 28.6 3.8 12.3 0.0 0.0
2012-13 27 SAC 46 36.0 13.7 2.9 4.1 1.1 0.3 1.8 45.9 76.9 2.4 0.5 2.5 4.8 37.8 5.2 11.4 1.5 2.0
2012-13 27 HOU/SAC 53 36.0 13.6 2.9 4.1 1.1 0.4 1.8 45.3 76.9 2.4 0.5 2.4 4.8 37.3 5.2 11.4 1.4 1.9
2013-14 28 DEN 29 36.0 14.8 3.3 6.4 1.2 0.3 1.8 40.6 90.2 2.8 0.9 2.5 5.0 36.2 5.5 13.6 2.0 2.2
2013-14 28 HOU 43 36.0 15.0 3.1 4.2 1.3 0.3 2.7 39.5 84.1 2.6 1.2 2.0 6.6 40.9 5.2 13.2 1.9 2.2
2013-14 28 DEN/HOU 72 36.0 14.9 3.2 5.4 1.2 0.3 2.2 40.1 87.4 2.7 1.0 2.2 5.7 38.7 5.4 13.4 1.9 2.2
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Aaron Brooks NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2007-08 22 51 608 264 56 87 13 5 36 41.3 85.7 44 13 43 109 33.0 93 225 42 49
2008-09 23 80 1998 894 157 238 46 8 113 40.4 86.6 125 33 124 309 36.6 316 783 149 172
2009-10 24 82 2919 1604 215 434 69 14 209 43.2 82.2 232 54 161 525 39.8 575 1331 245 298
2010-11 25 HOU 34 811 394 51 129 21 2 48 34.6 94.0 55 11 40 169 28.4 134 387 78 83
2010-11 25 PHO 25 473 240 27 104 13 1 22 43.0 80.7 44 9 18 67 32.8 86 200 46 57
2010-11 25 HOU/PHO 59 1284 634 78 233 34 3 70 37.5 88.6 99 20 58 236 29.7 220 587 124 140
2012-13 27 HOU 7 38 10 2 6 1 3 2 30.8 0.0 4 1 1 7 28.6 4 13 0 0
2012-13 27 SAC 46 959 366 78 108 29 7 48 45.9 76.9 63 12 66 127 37.8 139 303 40 52
2012-13 27 HOU/SAC 53 997 376 80 114 30 10 50 45.3 76.9 67 13 67 134 37.3 143 316 40 52
2013-14 28 DEN 29 841 346 78 150 27 7 42 40.6 90.2 66 20 58 116 36.2 129 318 46 51
2013-14 28 HOU 43 716 299 62 83 25 6 54 39.5 84.1 51 23 39 132 40.9 104 263 37 44
2013-14 28 DEN/HOU 72 1557 645 140 233 52 13 96 40.1 87.4 117 43 97 248 38.7 233 581 83 95
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Aaron Brooks NBA Advanced Stats
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  Advanced Stats
Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2007-08 22 51 11.9 53.5 49.3 23.0 11.7 2.0 4.7
2008-09 23 80 25.0 52.1 47.6 19.5 10.2 1.9 9.1
2009-10 24 82 35.6 54.9 51.1 20.4 10.9 1.9 15.8
2010-11 25 HOU 34 23.9 46.5 40.8 21.2 9.1 2.3 8.4
2010-11 25 PHO 25 18.9 53.3 48.5 27.9 11.8 2.4 8.6
2010-11 25 HOU/PHO 59 21.8 48.9 43.4 23.8 10.1 2.4 8.5
2012-13 27 HOU 7 5.4 38.5 38.5 26.1 17.4 1.5 1.3
2012-13 27 SAC 46 20.8 56.2 53.8 21.7 12.7 1.7 7.6
2012-13 27 HOU/SAC 53 18.8 55.5 53.2 21.9 12.9 1.7 6.8
2013-14 28 DEN 29 29.0 50.8 47.2 27.0 11.9 2.3 12.0
2013-14 28 HOU 43 16.7 52.9 49.8 19.9 12.2 1.6 6.0
2013-14 28 DEN/HOU 72 21.6 51.8 48.4 24.0 12.0 2.0 8.4
Preseason Projections 29 HOU 65 16.7 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Aaron Brooks

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Aaron Brooks 2013-14 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 29 WAS                                
Apr 27 at WAS                                
Apr 25 at WAS                                
Apr 22 WAS                                
Apr 20 WAS                                
Apr 16 at CHA 25 8 1 6 0 0 0 3 10 0 0 2 5 0 1 4
Apr 14 ORL                                
Apr 13 at NYK                                
Apr 11 DET                                
Apr 9 at MIN 37 13 5 7 2 1 3 5 15 2 2 1 6 0 5 4
Apr 5 at WAS                                
Apr 4 MIL 40 11 4 2 0 0 4 5 13 0 0 1 4 1 3 2
Apr 2 at ATL 30 24 3 1 2 2 1 9 12 0 0 6 8 0 3 3
Mar 31 BOS 29 10 0 6 1 0 2 4 8 0 0 2 4 0 0 1
Mar 30 at BOS                                
Mar 28 POR 30 8 0 3 1 0 1 2 5 3 4 1 2 0 0 2
Mar 24 IND 28 5 1 3 0 0 5 1 8 3 4 0 3 0 1 2
Mar 22 PHI                                
Mar 21 at IND 21 6 1 2 0 0 1 3 7 0 0 0 3 1 0 1
Mar 19 at PHI 47 27 6 17 0 0 3 10 19 6 7 1 5 3 3 4
Mar 17 OKC 17 3 2 5 2 0 3 1 5 1 1 0 1 0 2 4
Mar 15 SAC 26 7 3 7 2 2 1 3 9 0 0 1 4 0 3 1
Mar 13 HOU                                
Mar 11 SAS                                
Mar 9 MIA 22 15 3 4 1 0 0 4 9 5 5 2 4 2 1 1
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Mar 7 MEM 19 7 2 2 0 0 2 3 8 0 0 1 3 0 2 1
Mar 5 at DET 17 4 2 4 4 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 2 1
Mar 3 at BKN 18 8 1 2 0 0 2 3 9 0 0 2 5 0 1 2
Mar 2 NYK                                
Feb 28 at DAL                                
Feb 26 GSW                                
Feb 25 at ATL 30 14 5 6 0 0 2 7 15 0 0 0 2 2 3 2
Feb 23 at MIA 32 9 2 8 2 0 5 3 12 1 2 2 5 2 0 4
Feb 21 DEN 28 17 1 1 0 1 1 7 11 2 2 1 2 0 1 2
Feb 19 at TOR 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Feb 13 BKN                                
Feb 11 ATL                                
Feb 9 at LAL                                
Feb 6 at GSW                                
Feb 4 at PHO                                
Feb 3 at SAC                                
Feb 1 at NOP                                
Jan 29 at SAS 22 11 2 4 2 0 1 3 7 3 4 2 5 0 2 2
Jan 27 MIN                                
Jan 25 at CHA 10 6 0 2 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 2 3 0 0 0
Jan 24 LAC                                
Jan 22 at CLE 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Jan 20 LAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 18 PHI 25 10 0 4 1 0 1 3 6 2 2 2 4 0 0 2
Jan 17 at WAS                                
Jan 15 at ORL                                
Jan 13 WAS 15 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 1
Jan 11 CHA 15 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 1 4 0 1 0
Jan 10 at MIL 27 13 3 1 0 0 2 5 9 0 2 3 5 1 2 5
Jan 7 PHO                                
Jan 4 ATL                                
Jan 2 BOS                                
Dec 31 TOR 15 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 5 2 2 0 3 2 0 3
Dec 30 at MEM                                
Dec 28 DAL 20 9 1 1 0 0 1 3 8 2 2 1 5 1 0 2
Dec 25 at BKN 14 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 2 3 1 0 2
Dec 21 CLE 34 10 2 7 0 0 1 4 10 1 1 1 4 0 2 4
Dec 19 at OKC                                
Dec 18 at HOU 18 2 3 4 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 1 1 2 3
Dec 16 ORL                                
Dec 14 TOR                                
Dec 13 at MIL                                
Dec 11 at NYK                                
Dec 10 MIL                                
Dec 7 DET                                
Dec 5 MIA                                
Dec 2 NOP 24 13 2 2 0 0 1 5 12 2 2 1 3 0 2 1
Nov 30 at CLE 16 3 2 4 3 0 4 1 8 1 2 0 3 0 2 3
Nov 27 at DET 27 21 2 4 2 0 3 7 12 3 3 4 6 0 2 4
Nov 25 at UTA 16 3 3 1 1 0 1 1 6 0 0 1 4 2 1 3
Nov 24 at LAC                                
Nov 22 at POR                                
Nov 21 at DEN                                
Nov 18 CHA                                
Nov 16 IND 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 15 at TOR                                
Nov 11 CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 8 UTA                                
Nov 6 at IND                                
Nov 2 at PHI 21 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Oct 31 NYK                                
Oct 29 at MIA                                

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player did not play in the game.

Aaron Brooks: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Brooks is closing in on a free-agent contract with the Bulls, ESPN's Marc Stein reports.

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Brooks flourished after he was traded from the Rockets to the Nuggets in exchange for Jordan Hamilton.

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Brooks recorded eight points (3-14 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, seven assists, and one steal in 39 minutes Thursday.

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Brooks started Sunday against the Rockets, filling in for the injured Ty Lawson (ankle). He played 47 minutes and scored 24 points (11-24 FG, 2-7 3Pt) to go with 15 assists, eight rebounds, and three steals.

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Brooks will start at point guard for Sunday's tilt against the Rockets, the Denver Post reports.

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Brooks should start at point guard for Sunday's game and possibly the Nuggets' next several games, as Ty Lawson (ankle) will be sidelined for a couple days at least, the Denver Post reports.

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Brooks will start at point guard Friday versus the Grizzlies, as Ty Lawson missed a team meeting, the Denver Post reports.

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Brooks scored 24 points (9-12 FG, 6-8 3Pt) and had three rebounds and two steals in 30 minutes against New Orleans on Wednesday night.

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Brooks scored 25 points (9-18 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 3-3 FT) to go along with eight assists and five rebounds in 31 minutes against the Spurs on Wednesday night.

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Brooks exploded for clearly his best statistical performance of the season Wednesday. He scored 27 points (10-19 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 6-7 FT) with 6 rebounds and 17 assists in 47 minutes.

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Brooks will get the start at point guard Wednesday, the Pistons' official site reports.

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Brooks had 16 points (5-11 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 5-5 FT) to go along with four rebounds in 24 minutes Monday against the Bobcats.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Brooks couldn't have landed in a better spot when he was signed by the Bulls in July. The guard, who's entering his seventh season in the NBA, could be the next in a long line of undersized guards who have thrived in coach Tom Thibodeau's system. Like Nate Robinson and D.J. Augustin before him, Brooks is an offensive-minded player who needs a bit of a career-revival. Unfortunately, he'll likely be pegged as an insurance policy in the event that Derrick Rose or Kirk Hinrich go down. Last year, Brooks played 72 games while splitting time with the Rockets and Nuggets, averaging 9.0 points, 1.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.2 blocks in 22 minutes per game. When Augustin stepped in for Rose and Hinrich in 2013-14, it filled an enormous void for the Bulls, who were missing someone who could slash and shoot. While Brooks won't be seeing the floor for 30 minutes per game like Augustin did, he'll likely be asked to fill a similar role in shorter spurts. He won't be the most desirable fantasy option heading into the season, but if things break the wrong way for Chicago, Brooks may become a valuable asset as the year plays out.

2012-13

Brooks signed a two-year deal with the Kings after missing the entire 2011-2012 season while playing in China. He will likely begin the season backing up Isaiah Thomas at the point. Brooks brings an offensive combination of scoring, threes, and a handful of assists to the table. A career 41-percent shooter, Brooks is considered a “high-volume scorer,” meaning he would need a lot of opportunities in order to make a significant contribution offensively. That situation won’t present itself on a Kings team chalked full of offensive options. Even if Brooks were to become the starting point guard, he wouldn’t receive anywhere close to the 35-plus minutes per game he averaged during his breakout season with Houston. The Brooks we saw in 2010-2011 is a better resemblance of what we can expect from him this season.

2010-11

Brooks stepped up to fill the void left by Yao Ming's injury and Tracy McGrady's absence, emerging as the Rockets' floor leader and one of the team's top scoring threats. We don't necessarily expect him to score over 19 points per game again – not if the Rockets are at anything approaching full strength. But even as the team transitions back to a more balanced attack with the return of Yao Ming to the lineup and Kevin Martin in town for a full season, Rick Adelman will be glad to know his lead guard has the quickness to get to the lane against just about anybody, and the outside shot (.398 from three-point range) to keep defenses from sagging off and preventing his drives. Assuming Yao is healthy – never a safe assumption, we know – Brooks could see an increase in his three-point opportunities because the big guy is highly skilled at passing out of the double-team and finding open shooters on the perimeter.

2009-10

One of the quickest guards in the league, Brooks really emerged after the trade of Rafer Alston and became a key contributor for the Rockets – his season highlight was a 34-point outburst in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semis against the Lakers. He’ll head into this season as the starter… and on a Rocket team looking badly depleted by injury before the season even begins, could emerge as one of the team’s primary scoring threats. Brooks does seem to have the talent to become a very dangerous scorer, with a pretty credible jump shot (149 threes made last season, at a .366 shooting percentage from long range) to complement his outstanding quickness and a career free-throw percentage over 85 percent. That said, he needs to improve his consistency as a floor general, so he can still be productive even when his shot’s not falling.

2008-09

The lightning quick Brooks can provide some long-range shooting and instant offense, but his skill set won't be needed much with Luther Head and Brent Barry on board. Brooks won't see significant minutes barring a Rafer Alston injury, and even then, it's unclear how the Rockets would address the point-guard situation.

2007-08

The Rockets' first-round draft pick, Brooks is a lightning-quick point guard who's almost impossible to stay in front of. He developed his shot since starting college so much so that he competed in the college three-point shootout. He'll begin the season backing up Rafer Alston and Mike James (and possibly even John Lucas III), but if the Rockets move Alston and/or Lucas, he could see some minutes off the bench as the season goes on.