Former Hawks wing Patterson headed back to Australia

Sam Amico

Former NBA swingman Lamar Patterson has agreed to a deal to return to the Brisbane Bullets of Australia's NBL, according to Emiliano Carchia of Sportando.

As Carchia relayed, Patterson averaged 17.7 points and 6.2 rebounds with the Bullets last season.

Patterson is 6-foot-5 and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round (No. 48 overall) of the 2014 draft. He has only spent time in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks, appearing in 40 games and averaging 2.3 points over two seasons.

Patterson, 27, is a native of Lancaster, Pa., and played collegiately at Pittsburgh. He has also spent time in the G League with the Canton Charge, Austin Spurs and Reno Bighorns, and played professionally in Puerto Rico, Italy and China.


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