LaMarcus Aldridge RUMORS & NEWS

  • Breaking Down LaMarcus Aldridge's Contract Options

    Blazer's Edge "With all the questions swirling around LaMarcus Aldridge this summer, the first question of his recent exit interview cut right to the chase: Q: LaMarcus, what's going to be important for you when you decide where you play next year? Aldridge: ... I'm not gonna get into the details of it,..." May 21

  • 2014-2015 All NBA Teams named "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the NBA in Player Impact Estimate (PIE), which measures a player's overall statistical contribution..." May 21

  • Tim Duncan's heir is not LaMarcus Aldridge

    Pounding The Rock "No matter how much we resist the idea, Tim Duncan will be gone at some point and the Spurs will need someone to fill his role if they intend to remain contenders. There have been plenty of rumors about LaMarcus Aldridge being on the Spurs radar to be that guy. Yet as great as Aldridge is, it's not..." May 21

  • Report: Celtics looking to pursue LaMarcus Aldridge and Wesley Matthews as package deal

    Pro Basketball Talk "If LaMarcus Aldridge leaves the Trail Blazers, where would he go? The Spurs are reportedly at or near the top of his list, and the Cavaliers could factor. The Lakers and Knicks will push for him, too. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Mavericks and Rockets also pursue the native Texan. A..." May 14

  • Boston Celtics rumors 2015: LaMarcus Aldridge and Wes Matthews both possible targets? "'s A. Sherrod Blakely believes the Boston Celtics could target a pair of Portland Trail Blazer free agents this summer, including star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge. During an episode of Celtics Talk TV (below), Blakely said, "My understanding is the Celtics are going to be open to..." May 12

  • LaMarcus Aldridge: The Elephant in the Room

    Blazer's Edge "The elephant in the room had another superb season worthy of his large mammalian status. Coming into this season, LaMarcus Aldridge had been an All-Star in his previous three campaigns. Since those accolades started coming in, the evaluation, expectation and perception of his game has remained..." May 11

  • Rumor: Blake Griffin to Trail Blazers in sign-and-trade?

    CSN Northwest "Then-Clippers general manager Neil Olshey declared of Blake Griffin in 2011: “I can guarantee you he will only ever be a Clipper.” The next year, the Clippers announced they reached “a deal in principle” to retain Olshey. A few days later, he became the Trail Blazers’ new general..." May 09

  • LaMarcus Aldridge: 9 years in Portland will ‘have more weight than anything else’ on his free agent decision

    Columbian "Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has a big summer ahead. He is an unrestricted free-agent for the first time in his career. The Lakers, Knicks and Spurs are all reportedly trying to get him to come to their team. But on his way out during his exit interview, he had nothing but good..." May 01

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    #Blazers LaMarcus Aldridge on prospects of being a sought after free agent: "I’m not going to lie, you want to be wanted."

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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.

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

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

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    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

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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 “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 "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

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