Thunder Recalls Cole Aldrich from Tulsa 66ers

TULSA, Okla., February 2, 2011 – Oklahoma City Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced today that the team has recalled center Cole Aldrich from the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League.

During his two assignments this season with the 66ers, Aldrich has appeared in 19 games (19 starts) and averaged 10.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocked shots in 29.2 minutes. Aldrich has recorded three consecutive double-doubles with Tulsa and the 66ers own a 15-4 mark this season with him in the lineup.

Aldrich has joined the Thunder in Oklahoma City for tonight’s 7:00 PM game against the New Orleans Hornets at the Oklahoma City Arena.

The Tulsa 66ers (22-7) will return to the court this Friday, Feb. 4, when they host the Utah Flash at 7 p.m. inside the Tulsa Convention Center. For ticket information and purchases call the 66ers business office at (918) 585-8444.