Former Cat Patrick Patterson moved up one spot as the first big man off the bench

Patrick Patterson
Patrick Patterson - photo by Jeff Gross | Getty Images

was in his usual spot on the Rockets’ bench when he heard his name ahead of schedule.  Rockets coach Rick Adelman had not mentioned any change in the rotation, but hearing it this way meant more. With Jordan Hill still on the bench next to him last week against the Clippers, Patterson moved up one spot in the rotation as the first big man off the bench, a role he has kept since.  Though just a small step, for a rookie that spent time in the Development League and off the floor for much of the season…

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