Patterson, Thunder agree to 3-year, $16.4 million deal

Free-agent forward Patrick Patterson has reached agreement on a three-year, $16.4 million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to league sources.

The deal includes a player option for the third year. The Thunder used their full taxpayer midlevel exception on the agreement.

In seven NBA seasons, Patterson has averaged 7.9 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.