Rockets G Aaron Brooks NBA's Most Improved Player
Houston Rockets point guard Aaron Brooks has been named the NBA's most improved player.

The 6-foot Aaron Brooks set career highs in points (19.6 per game), assists (5.3) and rebounds (2.6).

His scoring average went up 8.4 points from 2008-2009, the highest increase of any qualifying player.

The Rockets finished 42-40, missing the playoffs for the 1st time since 2006. Aaron Brooks started all 82 games as the roster went through several changes during the season, caused by injuries or trades.

Aaron Brooks, the Rockets' first-round draft pick in 2007, set a franchise record for 3-pointers made (209) and became the 6thh player in NBA history to record at least 200 3-pointers and 400 assists.

Aaron Brooks earned 403 of a possible 615 points, including 62 first-place votes, from a panel of 123 sports writers and broadcasters. Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City) and George Hill (San Antonio) tied for 2nd with 101 total points.

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