In mid-August of 2019, Patterson signed as a free agent with the Clippers. The forward made his team debut during the opening night of the season -- a 10-point win over the Lakers on Oct. 22 -- posting four points and three rebounds. Patterson followed that up two days later with a season-high 20 points in a win over the Warriors, also producing three rebounds and one assist. On Dec. 3 in a win over the Trail Blazers, Patterson recorded 19 points, eight rebounds, two assists and one steal. During a seven game stretch from Dec. 11 through Dec. 22, Patterson averaged 7.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists while shooting 47.1 percent from the field, 40.0 percent from three and 75.0 percent from the free-throw line. After the NBA's hiatus due to COVID-19 was over, the league resumed in a bubble in Orlando. During the eight seeding games, Patterson averaged 7.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists while shooting 40.0 percent from three and 88.9 percent from the free-throw line. During the final seeding contest, the forward posted 17 points and 14 rebounds against the Thunder. Patterson appeared in two playoffs games, totaling nine points, four assists and one rebound. Overall on the season, Patterson averaged 4.9 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 39.0 percent from three and 81.4 percent from the charity stripe.2018
In Patterson's second campaign with Oklahoma City, the veteran played 63 games and averaged 13.7 minutes per contest. He began the season in the starting lineup but transitioned to his usual bench role after three games. Overall, the University of Kentucky product posted per-game averages of 3.6 points and 2.3 rebounds. He continued to make his living from beyond the arc; of his 70 field goals, 49 were three-pointers. However, his shooting percentage from deep dipped to 33.6 percent. Patterson scored a season-high 17 points against Phoenix on Oct. 28, adding four rebounds. He grabbed seven boards in two different contests, including a seven-point effort on Oct. 25 during which he converted 3-of-5 field-goal attempts. In arguably his best game of the season, Patterson made all three of his attempts from beyond the arc, finishing with 13 points, four rebounds and two assists, in a victory over San Antonio on Jan. 12. Oklahoma City finished the campaign with a 49-33 record, good for sixth place in the Western Conference. They faced the Portland Trail Blazers in the opening round of the playoffs, but Patterson did not play in the series.2017
In July of 2017, Patterson signed a multi-year contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The veteran played in all 82 regular-season games in his first season with his new club, averaging 15.5 minutes per contest. On the season, Patterson averaged 3.9 points and 2.4 rebounds per game. His primary contribution was as a three-point specialist. The 6-foot-9 forward made 66 treys over the course of the campaign, shooting a steady 38.6 percent from deep. He was also a reliable free-throw shooter, making 87.0 percent of his attempts from the charity stripe. Patterson totaled double-digit points eight times during the campaign, peaking with a 14-point, six-rebound performance in a win over Memphis on Feb. 11. He drilled three or more three-pointers on four different occasions, including a 12-point effort against the Knicks on Dec. 16 during which he knocked down four treys. Patterson played in all six of the Thunder's contests against Utah in the first round of the playoffs. He averaged 9.6 minutes per game and totaled eight points along with 11 rebounds in the series.2016
Patterson continued to play a key reserve role for the Raptors during the 2016-17 campaign. He came off the bench in all but eight of his 65 contests and averaged 24.6 minutes on the season. The veteran posted per-game averages of 6.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists. Patterson also made a career-high 1.4 three-pointers per contest while converting 37.2 percent of his shots from deep. In his third game of the season, Patterson established a career high with five blocked shots in a win over Denver. On Nov. 23, he tallied a career-best four steals in a victory versus Houston. Seven days later, the University of Kentucky product tied his career mark with 13 rebounds while scoring 14 points to lead Toronto to a win over Memphis. The Raptors finished the season with a 51-31 record to claim the third playoff seed in the Eastern Conference. In Game 2 of the opening round against Milwaukee, Patterson scored eight points and tallied three steals in a 106-100 victory. Overall, the 6-foot-9 forward played in 10 postseason games and averaged 3.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per contest.2015
For the first time in his career, Patterson did not make any starts during the 2015-16 campaign. However, he played a key role in Toronto's rotation by averaging 25.6 minutes in 79 games.The veteran posted per-game averages of 6.9 points and 4.3 rebounds while making 1.3 three-pointers per contest. He also finished with the highest free-row percentage of his career at 85.3 percent. On Dec. 5, the 6-foot-9 forward collected 10 rebounds -- his top mark of the campaign -- against Golden State. Patterson scored a season-high 18 points against Sacramento on Dec. 20, adding eight rebounds and three steals. He knocked down three or more treys 12 times during the campaign and shot 36.2 percent from deep on the season. In the postseason, Toronto advanced to the Conference Finals before falling in a six-game series versus Cleveland. In total, Patterson played in 20 playoff games, averaging 7.7 points and 3.9 rebounds per contest. He was a key factor in Toronto's Game 2 victory in the opening round against Indiana; in that game, Patterson scored 14 points and grabbed six boards while making 5-of-6 field-goal attempts.2014
Patterson signed a multi-year contract with Toronto prior to the 2014-15 campaign. For the first time in three seasons, he played the entire campaign with one team, logging a career-high 81 games and averaging 26.6 minutes per contest. In a steady bench role, Patterson established career highs with 5.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. He also continued to develop his outside shot, averaging 1.3 treys per contest -- a career high -- while shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc. Patterson scored a season-high 19 points in a victory over Denver on Dec. 8, adding eight rebounds and drilling five three-pointers. He totaled three double-doubles during the campaign, including a 14-point, 13-rebound performance in a win over Philadelphia on Jan. 23. The 6-foot-9 forward dished a career-best six assists three times during the season, including in back-to-back contests on April 1 and April 3. In the postseason, Patterson played in all four games of the Raptors' first round loss to Washington. He notched double-digit points in each of the first three games and averaged 10.2 points overall in the series. Patterson was efficient from the field in the four-game battle, shooting 55.6 percent -- including 46.7 percent from beyond the arc.2013
Patterson opened the 2013-14 campaign with Sacramento, with whom he played 17 games. In those contests, Patterson averaged 6.9 points and 5.8 rebounds while logging 24.4 minutes per game. One season after he was part of a six-player trade, the fourth-year forward was moved to Toronto in a deal involving seven players. With the Raptors, Patterson played in 48 games, averaging 9.1 points and 5.1 rebounds per contest. He continued to evolve as an outside shooter, averaging nearly one three-pointer per game while shooting a healthy 41.1 percent from deep. Patterson tallied a season-high 22 points and tied a season best with three treys in a win over the Pelicans on Feb. 10. He notched his lone double-double of the campaign on Jan. 11, scoring 14 points and collecting a season-high 12 rebounds in a victory versus Brooklyn. Patterson got his first taste of the postseason with the Raptors, playing in all seven games during the squad's first-round playoff battle versus Brooklyn. In the final game of the series, he scored 16 points and grabbed eight boards while making all five of his field-goal attempts and all six of his tries from the charity stripe. Though Toronto dropped that contest to end their playoff run, Patterson made a strong showing with per-game averages of 10.4 points and 6.7 rebounds in the series.2012
After starting only seven times in his first two NBA campaigns, Patrick Patterson opened the 2012-13 season as the Houston Rockets' starting power forward. He scored nine points and grabbed seven rebounds in his season debut against Atlanta on Nov. 2. Later that month, he scored a career-high 27 points against Oklahoma City. Altogether, Patterson posted per-game averages of 11.6 points and 4.7 rebounds in 47 games with Houston. On Feb. 21, he was traded to Sacramento as part of a six-player deal. With the Kings, Patterson played 24 games, making three starts. In those 24 contests, he averaged 8.0 points and 4.3 boards per game.2011
In his sophomore NBA campaign, Patrick Patterson's minutes jumped to 23.2 per game across 64 contests. The former Kentucky Wildcat posted per-game averages of 7.7 points and 4.5 rebounds while shooting 44.0 percent from the field. Defensively, he averaged 0.6 blocks and 0.4 steals per contest. Patterson totaled a career-high 24 points in a win over Sacramento on March 26, adding four rebounds and one block. On April 8, he notched a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in another victory over Sacramento. Overall, Patterson scored double-digit points 22 times during the season.2010
Patrick Patterson was selected by the Houston Rockets with the 14th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. He began his rookie campaign in the D-League, playing nine games with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. In those contests, Patterson posted per-game averages of 18.3 points, 10.3 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 1.6 blocks. On Dec. 15, the 6-foot-9 forward made his NBA debut, scoring three points in four minutes against Oklahoma City. Patterson totaled four double-doubles during his rookie campaign, including an 18-point, 12-rebound performance against Boston on March 18 during which he swatted a season-high four shots. Overall, the rookie averaged 6.3 points and 3.8 rebounds per game while shooting 55.8 percent from the field during his inaugural NBA campaign.
June 24, 2010Drafted by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 2010 NBA Draft.
July 13, 2010Signed a rookie contract with the Houston Rockets.
February 20, 2013Traded by the Houston Rockets with Cole Aldrich, Toney Douglas and cash to the Sacramento Kings for Francisco García, Tyler Honeycutt and Thomas Robinson.
December 9, 2013Traded by the Sacramento Kings with Chuck Hayes, John Salmons and Greivis Vásquez to the Toronto Raptors for Quincy Acy, Rudy Gay and Aaron Gray.
July 12, 2014Signed a three-year contract with the Toronto Raptors.
July 10, 2017Signed a three-year contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
August 1, 2019Waived by the Oklahoma City Thunder.
August 15, 2019Signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.