LaMarcus Aldridge RUMORS & NEWS

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    We know Knicks & Lakers will chase LaMarcus Aldridge come July, but at least two teams in Texas believe they have shot at him: Spurs & Mavs

  • Blazers players worried LaMarcus Aldridge might leave Portland

    SB Nation "LaMarcus Aldridge will be a free agent this offseason and will no doubt be one of the more coveted ones. The belief, though, has always been that he'd be re-signing with Portland. Not only can the team, via the league's Bird Rights rules, pay the most the money and give him an additional year, but..." April 21

  • Trail Blazers' list of concerns after Game 1 should include the future of LaMarcus Aldridge

    Oregonian "It was 40 minutes before Game 1 here Sunday when Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen arrived at FedExForum and caught the eye of LaMarcus Aldridge. The Blazers star was in the midst of his pregame warmup when he stopped to run over to the corner baseline to greet the man who has paid him..." April 20

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    Adam Wexler @awexler

    Blazers just announced LaMarcus Aldridge (foot sprain) is out at OKC tonight.

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    Trail Blazers PR @TrailBlazersPR

    LaMarcus Aldridge (L index finger sprain) & Nic Batum (low back pain) are QUESTIONABLE; Chris Kaman (R shoulder strain) is OUT 2nite @ Utah.

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    Casey Holdahl @CHold

    Aldridge said he had an x-ray and an MRI on his right thumb, with both coming back negative

  • LaMarcus Aldridge explains delaying thumb surgery

    USA Today "The appointment was set. LaMarcus Aldridge would spend Tuesday in Cleveland, where the torn ligament in his left (non-shooting) thumb was scheduled to be surgically fixed and the Portland Trail Blazers' wildly successful season would likely be broken as a result. Instead, there's this bit of..." January 28

  • LaMarcus Aldridge Will Undergo Surgery To Repair Ligament Tear, Out 6-8 Weeks "A second magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) confirms that Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has a radial collateral ligament tear in his left thumb. He will undergo surgery later this week and is expected to be out for 6-8 weeks. Aldridge sustained the injury in the second quarter..." January 23

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    Sean Deveney @SeanDeveney

    Heard MRI LaMarcus Aldridge had was inconclusive bc thumb still too swollen. Having another today, but was told thumb's in a cast. Not good.

  • Report: Spurs luring LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency is a possibility mentioned by multiple team executives

    Pro Basketball Talk "LaMarcus Aldridge will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, but has already said he wants to be “the best Blazer ever,” and plans to re-up with a five-year contract just as soon as he is able. The Blazers are winning, have an amazing young point guard in Damian Lillard, and can offer..." January 21

  • LaMarcus Aldridge set for MRI later this week, no timeline for return

    The Score "The Portland Trail Blazers snapped a three-game losing streak on Monday, possibly incurring a much more serious loss in the process. Potential All-Star and mid-range maestro LaMarcus Aldridge hurt his left hand in the second quarter of the game, appearing to jam his thumb on the thigh of..." January 21

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    Trail Blazers PR @TrailBlazersPR

    X-rays of LaMarcus Aldridge's left hand are negative. He will be further evaluated on Tuesday.

  • 120d
    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    LaMarcus Aldridge (upper respiratory illness) stayed away from the #Blazers practice facility today and is doubtful vs. the Knicks Sunday.

  • 162d
    Jabari Young @JabariJYoung

    LaMarcus doubtful vs #Nets with illness....same illness Meyers had #Blazers

  • Does NBA's new mega TV deal jeopardize LaMarcus Aldridge's pledge to sign extension?

    Oregonian "The NBA is primed for a financial windfall thanks to a lucrative new contract extension with its national television broadcast partners. The NBA announced on Monday that it has reached a new nine-year agreement with Walt Disney and Turner Broadcasting, ensuring that national TV games continue..." October 07

  • 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

  • 292d
    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 “I..." April 06

  • 396d
    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.

  • 396d
    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

  • 397d
    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

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

  • 397d
    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.

  • 399d
    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.

  • 401d
    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.

  • 405d
    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.

  • 432d
    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

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

  • 432d
    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 "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 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 "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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