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Aaron Brooks

32-Year-Old       Minnesota Timberwolves

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

2.4

REB

0.5

AST

0.6

STL

0.1

BLK

0.0

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

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HT: 6' 0"   WT: 161 lbs   DOB: 1/14/1985  College: Oregon   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #26 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Aaron Brooks Contract Information:

Signed a contract with the Timberwolves in September of 2017.

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Brooks started at point guard in Friday's loss to Orlando with Jeff Teague (Achilles) sidelined. However, he scored just three points with two assists in 13 minutes.

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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
2014-15 29 CHI 82 23.0 11.6 2.0 3.2 0.7 0.2 1.5 42.1 83.3 1.9 0.4 1.6 3.8 38.7 4.2 10.0 1.8 2.1
2015-16 30 CHI 69 16.1 7.1 1.5 2.6 0.4 0.1 1.0 40.1 76.6 1.2 0.3 1.2 2.7 35.7 2.7 6.8 0.7 0.9
2016-17 31 IND 65 13.8 5.0 1.1 1.9 0.4 0.1 0.7 40.3 80.0 1.0 0.3 0.8 2.0 37.5 1.9 4.6 0.5 0.6
2017-18 32 MIN 11 4.8 2.4 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.5 47.6 50.0 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.9 50.0 0.9 1.9 0.1 0.2
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Aaron Brooks NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 6 6.7 2.7 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 42.9 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.3 1.2 57.1 1.0 2.3 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 7.6 2.6 0.6 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 41.7 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.4 1.2 50.0 1.0 2.4 0.0 0.0
Last 10 Games 10 4.7 2.1 0.5 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.4 44.4 50.0 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.9 44.4 0.8 1.8 0.1 0.2

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Aaron Brooks
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Dec 12 PHI 112-118 Did Not Play
Dec 10 DAL 97-92 Did Not Play
Dec 6 @LAC 107-113 Did Not Play
Dec 4 @MEM 95-92 Did Not Play
Dec 3 LAC 112-106 Did Not Play
Dec 1 @OKC 111-107 Did Not Play
Nov 29 @NOP 102-120 7 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 1 3 0 1 2
Nov 28 WAS 89-92 8 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Nov 26 PHO 119-108 9 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Nov 24 MIA 97-109 13 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 2
Nov 22 ORL 124-118 Did Not Play
Nov 20 @CHA 118-102 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Nov 19 DET 97-100 Did Not Play
Nov 17 @DAL 87-111 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Nov 15 SAS 98-86 Did Not Play
Nov 13 @UTA 98-109 Did Not Play
Nov 11 @PHO 118-110 Did Not Play
Nov 8 @GSW 125-101 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
Nov 5 CHA 112-94 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Nov 4 DAL 112-99 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Nov 1 @NOP 98-104 Did Not Play
Oct 30 @MIA 122-125 Did Not Play
Oct 27 OKC 119-116 Did Not Play
Oct 25 @DET 122-101 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Oct 24 IND 107-130 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Oct 22 @OKC 113-115 Did Not Play
Oct 20 UTA 100-97 Did Not Play
Oct 18 @SAS 107-99 Did Not Play
Aaron Brooks Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Aaron Brooks – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#3 Point Guard
Also Listed As:  #4 Shooting Guard

1.  Jeff Teague

2.  Tyus Jones

3.  Aaron Brooks

Minnesota Timberwolves

True Shooting Percentage

59.4%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Aaron Brooks has a true shooting percentage of 59.4%.

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Projected True Shooting % in 2017-18

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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
2014-15 29 CHI 82 36.0 18.2 3.2 5.0 1.0 0.3 2.3 42.1 83.3 3.0 0.6 2.6 6.0 38.7 6.6 15.6 2.8 3.3
2015-16 30 CHI 69 36.0 16.0 3.3 5.8 1.0 0.3 2.1 40.1 76.6 2.7 0.7 2.6 6.0 35.7 6.1 15.2 1.6 2.1
2016-17 31 IND 65 36.0 13.0 2.8 5.0 1.0 0.4 1.9 40.3 80.0 2.7 0.7 2.1 5.2 37.5 4.9 12.1 1.3 1.6
2017-18 32 MIN 11 36.0 17.7 4.1 4.8 0.7 0.0 3.4 47.6 50.0 1.4 1.4 2.7 6.8 50.0 6.8 14.3 0.7 1.4
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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
2014-15 29 CHI 82 1885 954 166 261 54 15 121 42.1 83.3 157 32 134 313 38.7 344 817 145 174
2015-16 30 CHI 69 1108 491 101 180 30 10 66 40.1 76.6 82 21 80 185 35.7 188 469 49 64
2016-17 31 IND 65 894 322 69 125 25 9 48 40.3 80.0 66 18 51 128 37.5 121 300 32 40
2017-18 32 MIN 11 53 26 6 7 1 0 5 47.6 50.0 2 2 4 10 50.0 10 21 1 2
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Aaron Brooks NBA Advanced Stats
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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
2014-15 29 CHI 82 23.0 53.4 49.5 19.9 12.0 1.7 9.6
2015-16 30 CHI 69 16.1 49.4 47.1 23.7 10.8 2.2 6.3
2016-17 31 IND 65 13.8 50.7 48.3 24.6 13.0 1.9 4.6
2017-18 32 MIN 11 4.8 59.4 59.5 22.7 6.5 3.5 2.4
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

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

Brooks will draw the start at point guard for Friday's game against the Heat due to Jeff Teague (Achilles) being sidelined.

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Brooks scored five points with one rebound and one steal in five minutes in Tuesday's loss to Indianapolis.

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Brooks did not play in Wednesday's loss to San Antonio due to a coach's decision.

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Brooks played 10.6 minutes per game over two appearances this preseason.

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Brooks agreed to a contract with the Timberwolves on Thursday.

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Brooks is no longer listed on the team's injury report.

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Brooks suffered an injury to his right knee during Monday's game and is questionable to return.

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Brooks recorded 18 points (6-15 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, one assist and one steal over 28 minutes in Wednesday's 110-97 loss to the Grizzlies.

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Brooks (coach's decision) didn't see the floor in an 87-81 loss to the Knicks on Tuesday.

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Brooks (coach's decision) didn't leave the bench in Monday's 93-90 win over the Thunder.

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Brooks (ankle) logged 13 minutes in a 109-103 win over the Timberwolves on Thursday, providing zero points (0-2 FG, 0-1 3Pt) and three rebounds.

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Brooks (knee) is listed as probable for Thursday's game against the Timberwolves.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

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2015-16

Brooks is entering his eighth season in the NBA and his second season with the Bulls. He emerged as a valuable player last season and played in all 82 games, 21 of which he started. The veteran point guard averaged 11.6 points, 2.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 0.7 steals, and 1.5 three-pointers in 23 minutes per game while shooting 42 percent from the field, 83 percent from the free-throw line, and 39 percent from behind the arc. Although he is projected to come off the bench again this season, he could be forced to start at times considering the injury history of starting point guard Derrick Rose. Fellow veteran Kirk Hirnich is back with the team as well, but Brooks has more offensive abilities than Hinrich and will likely remain their first point guard off the bench. The Bulls are expected to play more of an up-tempo offense this season under new coach Fred Hoiberg, so don't be surprised if Brooks and Rose are even on the court together at times.

2014-15

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.

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.