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Thursday February 21st, 2013

The Houston Rockets traded forward Marcus Morris to the Phoenix Suns for a future second-round draft pick on Wednesday and acquired Thomas Robinson, the fifth overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, reports Yahoo! Sports.

Morris, in his second season, is averaging 8.6 points and 4.1 rebounds a game this season.  Morris will reunite with his identical twin brother Markieff Morris in Phoenix. Both players starred at the University of Kansas.

The Rockets also sent forward Patrick Patterson, center Cole Aldrich and guard Toney Douglas to the Sacramento Kings for forwards Robinson, Tyler Honeycutt, and guard Francisco Garcia. A second-round pick and cash also goes to Houston.

Robinson is averaging 4.8 points in 15 minutes per contest. https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/status/304393995168141312

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