Let him play

Cole Aldridge played only 13.3 minutes per game last season, but ESPN.com ranked him 18th in the free-agent class. Why? Only he and Hassan Whiteside averaged 12 points, 12 rebounds, three blocks last season per 36 minutes. Aldrich's numbers:

2015-16 Per 36

average minutes

Points 5.5 14.8

Rebounds 4.8 13.0

Blocked shots 1.1 3.3