Known more for his defense and rebounding than anything, he should provide some of the inside presence for … the Oklahoma City Thunder, which, according to Yahoo! Sports and ESPN, has made a deal with the Hornets for the big man.
Aldrich spent three seasons at Kansas, and scored just 11.3 points per game as a junior. But the blocks jump out at you — all 125 of them last season.
ESPN is reporting the trade as:
Oklahoma City getting Aldrich and Morris Peterson.
New Orleans getting the 18th and 21st overall picks.