Rockets trade Budinger to T'wolves for No. 18 pick
The Houston Rockets have traded small forward Chase Budinger to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 18th overall draft pick, according to Draft Express.
Budinger, originally drafted in the second round of the 2009 draft, has played his entire three-year career with the Rockets. In 210 career games, Budinger has averaged 9.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game.
With the addition of the Timberwolves' pick, the Rockets now have the 14th, 16th and 18th overall selections in this Thursday's draft.