Cole Alrich Assigned to 66ers

TULSA, Okla., December 30, 2010 – Oklahoma City Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced today that the team has assigned center Cole Aldrich to the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League for the second time this season.

In his first assignment with the 66ers, Aldrich saw action in five games (all starts) averaging 7.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 27.4 minutes per game.

Aldrich has appeared in seven games for Oklahoma City this season averaging 1.0 point and 1.9 rebounds in 7.9 minutes per contest.

He’ll be in uniform tonight when the 66ers (8-6) take on the Toros (7-6) inside Cedar Park Center in Austin, Texas. Tip time is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CST and can be heard in Tulsa on KAKC 1300 AM. Fans can view the game online via webcast at nba.com/futurecast.