HawkTrax - Cole Aldrich

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Welcome back: Cole Aldrich returns to KU

Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Cole Aldrich, whose NBA season ended Wednesday, packed up his belongings, hopped in his car and hit the highway Thursday afternoon.

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Gary Bedore’s KU basketball notebook

Cole Aldrich to hold camp in Olathe

Former Kansas University basketball center Cole Aldrich of the Oklahoma City Thunder will hold a basketball camp for youths kindergarden through eighth grade from June 27-30 at Olathe Northwest High School. Aldrich will be assisted by former KU players Jeff Gueldner, Tyrel Reed and Mark Randall.

Thunder dispatch Aldrich back to D-League Tulsa 66ers

The Oklahoma City Thunder is sending rookie center Cole Aldrich back to the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League.

Aldrich sent to NBADL

The Oklahoma City Thunder are sending first-round draft choice Cole Aldrich to the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League.

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NBA contract hasn’t changed Aldrich

Cole Aldrich didn’t purchase anything extravagant Thursday after signing his rookie contract with the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Cole Aldrich signs with Thunder

Rookie center Cole Aldrich has signed his contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Self thrilled with landing spots of Aldrich, Henry

Bill Self apparently has some influence not only in college basketball circles, but in the NBA, too. Self, Kansas University’s eighth-year coach, revealed Thursday night, that he flew to Memphis on Monday to speak with Grizzlies’ officials about “players” eligible for the 2010 draft.

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Cole Aldrich taken by New Orleans Hornets with the 11th pick

ESPN's Chad Ford reports Aldrich will be traded to Oklahoma City

Kansas center Cole Aldrich was taken by the New Orleans Hornets with the 11th pick in Thursday's 2010 NBA Draft.

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Big moment: Aldrich soaks up experience in NYC

It didn’t take former Kansas University basketball standout Cole Aldrich long to realize the enormity of what he had gotten himself into on Wednesday.

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Aldrich, Henry relaxed in meeting with media on day before NBA draft

It was a fitting way for former Kansas University basketball players Cole Aldrich and Xavier Henry to be welcomed into the NBA — side by side.

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Texas recruit Peters enjoys welcome in Kansas

Zach Peters is still adjusting to life after orally committing to play basketball at Kansas University.

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Aldrich to throw out first pitch at Royals-Twins game

Kansas University junior basketball center Cole Aldrich will throw out the ceremonial first pitch when his hometown Minnesota Twins meet the Kansas City Royals at 1:10 p.m. Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Season in review: Aldrich, Collins named co-MVPs at KU men's basketball banquet

Kansas University’s Cole Aldrich and Sherron Collins were named co-winners of the Danny Manning/Mr. Jayhawk Award for the second-straight year at KU’s season-ending men’s basketball banquet Monday night at the Holidome.

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Collins tallies another honor

KU guard named first team Consensus All-American; Aldrich tapped second team

Kansas University senior guard Sherron Collins on Saturday was named a 2010 NCAA Consensus All-American, the Jayhawks’ first since Wayne Simien back in 2005.

How Keegan voted — AP All-America teams

The following is Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's ballot for the Associated Press All-America teams.