Jordan Hamilton to Rockets, Aaron Brooks headed to Denver in trade

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Ever since Andre Miller was banished by coach Brian Shaw, Denver has been looking for a solid point guard to play behind Ty Lawson.

They finally found one on the Houston Rockets.

Houston will send Aaron Brooks to Denver in exchange for Jordan Hamilton, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.

Hamilton, a 6-foot-7 wing player, gives the Rockets the athletic perimeter player they’ve been seeking for their bench. Hamilton, 23, has averaged 6.8 points this season for Denver.

This is a nice deal for both sides, and both contracts expire after this season so it’s not really a cash savings (Denver does save a couple hundred thousand).

Earlier in the day Denver traded Andre Miller to Washington as part of a three-team deal (where they may have given up too much with a couple second round picks).