Brooks: Chance to Play Key Factor in Trade

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Because Aaron Brooks was on a one-year deal with the Rockets, he had to approve the trade.

“It was a tough decision — an opportunity to play, that was the main factor,” Brooks said Thursday.

Brooks said he spoke with Nuggets coach Brian Shaw and forward Jared Jeffries late Wednesday night. That helped him make the decision.

“I think things (in Denver) are going to turn around,” Brooks said. “I have to go out and play, especially on a one-year deal.

via Jenny Dial Creech of the Houston Chronicle