With the Thunder signing 7-3 big man Hasheem Thabeet, it certainly appears to signal the end of Nazr Mohammed’s time in Oklahoma City. As I said, it’s a very wise move in terms of upside, money and risk management.
But I’m not at all excited about the guy I once called Hasheem Thabust.
I’m excited about what it means for Cole Aldrich.
It’s going to be a big summer for Aldrich. He’s getting his missing tooth fixed (he told me this is actually the second attempt at it), he’s playing in Summer League, he’s probably going to be doing some random stuff in Minnesota and almost assuredly, he’s becoming a full-time rotation player for an NBA Finals team. Keep Reading…