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Cole Aldrich

45 | Center




2013-14 SEASON:
In his fourth NBA season, averaged 2.0 ppg, 2.8 rpg and shot .541 (33-61) over 7.2 mpg in 46 games (two starts)...Had three double-doubles, including both of season’s last two games...Logged double-figure minutes 11 times...DNP (CD) 34 times; listed as inactive twice...Did not miss action due to injury/illness...Established career season highs in games played (46) and total rebounds (129)...Played in 100th career NBA game in win over Hawks, Dec 14...Appeared in 19 of the season’s last 22 games, Mar. 3-Apr. 16...Assigned to Erie of NBA D-League on Jan. 29; recalled on Jan. 30 (did not see game action for Erie).
Key Games:
Nov. 8: Made Knicks debut (scoreless, didn’t shoot) over 1:29 off the bench in win at Charlotte.
Jan. 24: Hauled in eight rebounds with two points (1-4 FGA) in 15 bench minutes in win over Bobcats (Anthony’s 62-point game).
Mar. 12: With Chandler (personal) and Stoudemire (rest) both out, made his first career NBA start and responded with a double-double in win at Boston...Scored 12 points (4-5 FGA, 4-5 FTA) with 10 rebounds (five offensive) and three blocks in 25 minutes.
Mar. 31: Scored six points (2-4 FGA) with six rebounds and three blocks in win at Utah.
Apr. 13: Off-the-bench force in win over Bulls with six points (3-5 FGA), eight rebounds, two assists and three blocks in 18 minutes.
Apr. 15: Scored a career-high 13 points (4-6 FGA, 5-5 FTA) with 13 rebounds in 26 bench minutes in win at Brooklyn.
Apr. 16: Capped season by recording career-high points (13 on 5-8 FGA), rebounds (16, seven offensive), blocks (5) and minutes (40 as a starter) in season-ending win over Raptors.

2012-13: Appeared in 45 games (zero starts) for the Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings, averaged 2.2 points, 2.7 rebounds, 0.2 assists, 0.1 steals and 0.5 blocks in 8.6 minutes.

2011-12: Appeared in 26 games (zero starts) for the Oklahoma City Thunder, averaged 2.2 points, 1.8 rebounds, 0.1 assists, 0.3 steals and 0.6 blocks in 6.7 minutes.

2010-11: Appeared in 18 games (zero starts) for the New York Knicks, averaged 1.0 points, 1.9 rebounds, 0.2 assists, 0.3 steals and 0.4 blocks in 7.9 minutes.

Selected by New Orleans in the first round (11th pick overall) of 2010 NBA Draft... Draft rights traded to Oklahoma City with Morris Peterson to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Craig Brackins and Quincy Pondexter on June 24, 2010... Signed as a free agent with New York on Sept. 24, 2013... Traded by Oklahoma City with Daequan Cook, James Harden and Lazar Hayward to Houston for Jeremy Lamb, Kevin Martin, a 2013 1st round draft pick a future 1st round draft pick and a future 2nd round draft pick on Oct. 27, 2012... Traded by Houston with Toney Douglas, Patrick Patterson and cash to the Sacramento for Francisco Garcia, Tyler Honeycutt and Thomas Robinson on Feb. 20, 2013... Signed as a free agent with New York on Sept. 24, 2013... Re-signed with New York on July 11, 2014.

Member of the 2008 NCAA Championship team and finished his collegiate career with averages of 9.4 points and 7.7 rebounds.

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