LaMarcus Aldridge RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge withdraw from USA Basketball consideration

    Pro Basketball Talk "When USA Basketball released its 19-man pool of players that would be contending for a spot to play in the World Championships this summer, a couple of names that were left off the list weren’t done so as a result of a decision made by Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski. Instead, two All-Star..." July 18

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    Jerry Colangelo said LaMarcus Aldridge told USA Basketball he's not available for FIBA World Cup. Could be last straw for Aldridge/re: USAB

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    LaMarcus Aldridge tells The Oregonian he will not sign a contract extension with #Blazers this offseason, but plans to do so next summer.

  • Trail Blazers presented max extension to LaMarcus Aldridge's representatives

    Yahoo! Sports "Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen and general manager Neil Olshey formally presented the representatives of three-time All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge a maximum contract extension in Los Angeles last week, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Allen and Olshey met with Wasserman Media..." June 27

  • Aldridge finds himself in elite company after two playoff games

    Houston Chronicle "LaMarcus Aldridge’s dominance of the Houston Rockets has reached historic levels. The former UT star had 43 points in the Blazers’ 112-105 Game 2 victory on Wednesday. He tallied a Blazers’ franchise playoff-record 46 points in the Game 1 win on Sunday. Aldridge’s 89 points in the first two..." April 24

  • Blazers beat Rockets in playoff opener with record-setting performances from LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard

    Oregonian "A few hours before Game 1, Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts was surrounded by a horde of reporters at the team’s morning shootaround, spouting off a few clichés and cracking a sly joke here and there without revealing a care in the world. Just before the brief question-and-answer session was..." April 21

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    LaMarcus Aldridge and Mo Williams will be inactive tonight vs the Clippers. Dorell Wright will start at PF for #Blazers

  • Aldridge is still a go for the World Cup this summer

    CSN Northwest "Despite dealing with a nagging back contusion that will likely linger the remainder of the season, Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge plans to still compete with Team USA in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain this summer. “I’m committed to playing,” Aldridge told CSNNW.com. “I..." April 06

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    After missing the last seven games with a back contusion, #Blazers F LaMarcus Aldridge says he will return tonight against the Hawks.

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    Trail Blazers @trailblazers

    UPDATE: @aldridge_12 (low back contusion) has been upgraded to questionable vs. Atlanta. LA will be a game-time decision. #RipCity

  • Aldridge's return could salvage season for Blazers

    CSN Northwest "The Portland Trail Blazers sunk to a new low when they got outplayed and outworked by the Orlando Magic, resulting in an embarrassing 95-85 loss Tuesday night in the Amway Center. “It’s probably the lowest point as far as being inconsistent, but it’s also the toughest,” Damian Lillard said..." March 26

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    Aldridge said he planned to go through a full contact practice Wednesday and hopes to play Thursday when #Blazers visit Hawks.

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    #Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge is going through pregame shooting workout right now in Orlando. No word on his status for tonight's game yet.

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Blazers say LaMarcus Aldridge (back contusion) out tomorrow vs. Heat. He will get a practice in before returning and that hasn't occurred.

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Blazers LaMarcus Aldridge will not play tonight vs Bobcats. No update. Though he's doing station shooting post shootaround and moving okay.

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    Erik Gundersen @blazerbanter

    LaMarcus Aldridge said he's feeling better. He said he just started walking without crutches today.

  • Aldridge, Williams out for Blazers vs. Warriors

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors won't have to deal with LaMarcus Aldridge and Mo Williams when they take on the Blazers on Sunday. Aldridge suffered a back contusion against the Spurs on Wednesday and sat out Friday's game vs. the Pelicans. The Blazers announced that he would sit out two games and be..." March 16

  • Aldridge relieved, says back injury could have been worse

    CSN Northwest "As the Portland Trail Blazers went through shootaround this morning in preparation for the New Orleans Pelicans, LaMarcus Aldridge sat on the scorers table holding a pair of crutches. The three-time All-Star power forward suffered a lower back contusion after a hard fall in Wednesday’s loss to..." March 14

  • Aldridge suffers back contusion, will miss next two games

    CSN Northwest "Three-time All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge left the game after taking a hard fall against the San Antonio Spurs Wednesday night. LA fell to the ground after driving to the basket, making contact with Spurs back-up F/C Aron Baynes. He remained on the ground, writhing in pain, holding his lower..." March 13

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    LaMarcus Aldridge and Thomas Robinson are both out tonight vs the Nets.

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    LaMarcus Aldridge has a strained left groin and will be sidelined for one week and then re-evaluated, Trail Blazers say.

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    Stotts refused to label LaMarcus Aldridge's status for Wednesday's game vs the Spurs. Said team would know more after visit w/ docs.

  • A couple All-Stars tell Aldridge they want to play with him, Lillard in Portland

    CSN Northwest "As the 63rd NBA All-Star game came to a close Sunday night at King Smoothie Center, the Portland Trail Blazers as an organization should leave the Big Easy feeling pretty good about their chances of luring a top talent. Portland was remarkably one of four NBA teams to have more than one player..." February 17

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    LaMarcus Aldridge said it's his groin that is causing him discomfort. He said he's a little "beat up," but expects to play Wed vs LA.

  • LaMarcus Aldridge open to long-term deal with Trail Blazers

    CBSSports.com "In a city where the concept of NBA free-agent doomsday is alive and well in the form of Carmelo Anthony, LaMarcus Aldridge could have walked up and down Lexington Avenue all day before someone recognized him or guessed his contract status. Back in Portland, the tale of Aldridge's day-to-day..." February 05

  • LaMarcus Aldridge's career night propels Trail Blazers to win over Denver Nuggets

    Oregonian "About three hours before tipoff at the Moda Center, the NBA released results of fan voting for the NBA All-Star game during a live program on TNT before its weekly Thursday night double-header. And despite racking up gaudy statistics for one of the Western Conference’s best teams, Trail Blazers..." January 24

  • Inside LaMarcus Aldridge - Blazers' MVP candidate talks Portland, contract extension and life

    Portland Tribune "These are the salad days for the L-Train, or L.A., or whatever moniker one chooses to bestow upon LaMarcus Aldridge. The Trail Blazers' captain and All-Star power forward is 28, an age where physical prowess and mental maturity seems to blend and allow the best of the NBA's players to enjoy..." January 13

  • Report: Blazers, Bulls Discussed Aldridge For Noah During Offseason

    Real GM Basketball "The Portland Trail Blazers and Chicago Bulls discussed a deal in the offseason that would have centered around LaMarcus Aldridge for Joakim Noah, according to several sources. Whether the deal reached a serious point or which team initiated discussions is unclear. "Aldridge was available,"..." December 24

  • Wesley Mathews thinks LaMarcus Aldridge is too unselfish, but is a big fan

    Pro Basketball Talk "Wesley Matthews is having a career year — he is scoring a career high 16.2 points a game, he is shooting 44.2 percent from three (39.8 percent last season had been a career high) and he is shooting a lot better inside the arc as well, with a true shooting percentage of 64.5 percent (career best..." December 21

  • Aldridge undergoes fluoroscopy scan on hand, results negative

    CSN Northwest "After the Portland Trail Blazers 119-116 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night, LaMarcus Aldridge underwent a fluoroscopy scan on his bothersome right hand. The results came back negative for a fracture and CSNNW.com is told that the scan was simply a precautionary procedure...." December 18

  • LaMarcus Aldridge continues MVP-like play, Trail Blazers continue winning ways

    Oregonian "The jaw-dropping performances are coming so frequently, so effortlessly and so monumentally, Robin Lopez has given up trying to forecast what might happen next. Instead, he’s decided to just hop aboard the L-Train, sit back and enjoy the ride. “LA’s been playing at one hell of a level,” Lopez..." December 13

  • LaMarcus Aldridge, Trail Blazers continue to ride road to respect in 105-94 win over Utah

    Oregonian "As the Trail Blazers were finishing off their 105-94 victory over Utah at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday, there was a ruckus behind their bench. A heavily-bearded fan, wearing Blazers gear, was being restrained by a security guard as he tried to get closer to Portland’s bench. The chaotic..." December 10

  • Aldridge scores 38 points to lead Trail Blazers past Thunder, 111-104

    Oregonian "The Trail Blazers continued their scintillating start to 2013-14, beating Oklahoma City 111-104 in a tight game before 18,950 at the Moda Center on Wednesday. LaMarcus Aldridge carried the load for Portland (16-3), finishing with 38 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. The 38 points were his..." December 05

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    NBA @NBA

    Just Announced: @John_Wall (24.3ppg 8.5apg) of @WashWizards & @aldridge_12 (22.5ppg 10.5rpg) of @TrailBlazers named NBA Players of the Week.

  • Wall, Aldridge nab weekly top player honors

    NBA.com "The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 18, through Sunday, Nov. 24. Wall led the Wizards to a 3-1 week with averages of 24.3 points..." November 25

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    Fallout from Warriors-Blazers scuffle Sat. night: I'm told Andrew Bogut, Mo Williams suspended 1 game; D. Green, Matthews, Aldridge fined.

  • Aldridge says skirmish brought team closer, happiest he's been in a while

    CSN Northwest "After that third-quarter skirmish between the Portland Trail Blazers and Golden State Warriors on Saturday night, Portland proceeded to go on a 41-18 run that helped them get a 113-101 win, earning their 10th victory in a row. It didn’t have to go down that way. In fact, Andrew Bogut is the..." November 24

  • As team captain, Aldridge urges surging Blazers to stay hungry

    CSN Northwest "There’s a different level of confidence brewing in this Portland Trail Blazers’ locker room. There’s a different belief. Guys feel like they can actually win every single game once they take the court. Shooting guard Wesley Matthews reveals that wasn’t always the case with this team. “We..." November 16

  • LaMarcus Aldridge says he's happy now with Blazers

    USA Today "LaMarcus Aldridge knew this was a big-picture conversation, meaning there would be no softball questions thrown his way about how the Tuesday night matchup against the Houston Rockets is a big one in light of his recent prediction that his Portland Trail Blazers are a playoff team. He's the..." November 06

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    Uh-oh news of day for #Blazers - LaMarcus Aldridge did not practice because of left knee pain. He's being examined by doctors.

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    MRI's on LaMarcus Aldridge's left knee are negative. But he's been ruled out against Clippers with a sore knee.

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    Stotts on Aldridge's hip injury: "It's not a day-to-day thing. It'll take a little time."

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Blazers @aldridge_12 tells Yahoo Sports he was extremely frustrated with last season but not to the point where he asked for a trade.

  • Nicolas Batum says LaMarcus Aldridge doesn't want a trade

    CBSSports.com "Nicolas Batum told HoopsHype.com that he thinks Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge is still the No.1 guy on the Blazers despite Damian Lillard's rise to stardom last season and that he doesn't believe Aldridge has demanded a trade. Who do you think is going to be the No. 1 guy on the..." August 23

  • Blazers GM Neil Olshey Says F LaMarcus Aldridge Is "Happy" In Portland, Sees Team's "Plan"

    Blazer's Edge "Portland Trail Blazers GM Neil Olshey introduced new guard Mo Williams signed as a free agent this week during a press conference at the Rose Garden on Thursday. A transcript of that press conference will be up shortly. During the press conference Olshey indicated that All-Star forward LaMarcus..." August 09

  • Terry Stotts addresses LaMarcus Aldridge trade rumors

    The Columbian "Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts opened the team’s youth basketball camp on Monday morning. While nearly 100 pint-sized hoopers took part in various fundamental drills, Stotts – for the second time this month – took time to address trade rumors involving power forward LaMarcus..." July 23

  • Source: Aldridge's rep meets with Olshey to talk trade scenarios

    CSN Northwest "The camp for Portland Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge arranged a meeting with general manger Neil Olshey in a Las Vegas hotel lobby on Sunday to suggest several trade scenarios, a league source informed CSNNW.com. According to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity..." July 18

  • Blazers All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge: 'I haven't demanded a trade'

    Oregonian "For the first time since his name was thrust into the trade rumor mill, All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge on Saturday addressed his future with the Trail Blazers. In an e-mail to The Oregonian, Aldridge said he has not asked to be traded and expressed tempered enthusiasm about the Blazers’..." June 30

  • Aldridge prefers to be moved to Chicago; not opposed to returning to Portland

    CSN Northwest "The day of the NBA Draft is finally upon us. It's an important day for many teams and especially for the Portland Trail Blazers, it's a day in which a couple more assets will be brought on board in hopes of those chips inching the Trail Blazers one step closer to becoming a contender in the..." June 28

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