LaMarcus Aldridge RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pop: LaMarcus Aldridge asked to be traded before season

    ESPN "San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich revealed Thursday that forward LaMarcus Aldridge requested a trade over the summer, which in turn led to some critical self-examination. Popovich pointed to that candid interaction with Aldridge as somewhat of a catalyst for the two coming to a better..." January 12

  • Aldridge’s ‘tremendous’ nightly effort has Spurs singing his praises

    San Antonio Express-News "With Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard out, LaMarcus Aldridge has posted All-Star numbers while putting the team on his broad shoulders. Through 20 games, the five-time All-Star power forward is averaging 22.1 points on 50 percent shooting, 8.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.3 blocks in 33.1..." November 29

  • LaMarcus Aldridge relishes ‘burden’ of carrying Spurs

    San Antonio Express-News "LaMarcus Aldridge sat in front of his locker Saturday night in Charlotte with his chin resting in his hand and his eyes glued to video of the Hornets. A few minutes later, he got up and made his way to the court to warm up for yet another night of heavy lifting. When the game was over, he..." November 27

  • LaMarcus Aldridge Was Open To Trade From Spurs

    Real GM Basketball "While the San Antonio Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge agreed upon a three-year extension before the start of the season, both sides were interested in a trade during the offseason. One scenario the Spurs discussed was trying to acquire Kyrie Irving in a deal for Aldridge. "The Spurs did talk..." October 19

  • Gregg Popovich Takes Blame For Trying To Change LaMarcus Aldridge

    Real GM Basketball "Gregg Popovich believes he made a mistake in trying to change LaMarcus Aldridge as a player when he first signed with the San Antonio Spurs. "I did talk with him several times during the summer. He just didn't feel comfortable," said Popovich. "It's 98.75 percent on me, and whatever's left -..." October 19

  • LaMarcus Aldridge in contract extension talks with Spurs, report says

    Sporting News "LaMarcus Aldridge is looking to extend his stay in San Antonio. The Spurs veteran forward recently became engaged in contract extension discussions with the team, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Aldridge signed a four-year contract worth $80 million with San Antonio in July 2015 after..." October 16

  • Sources: Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge reach three-year contract extension

    ESPN "Five-time All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge has reached an agreement on a three-year, $72.3 million contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources told ESPN. The extension will keep Aldridge, 32, under contract with the Spurs through the 2020-21 season. It includes a partially..." October 16

  • Aldridge confirms he has been unhappy with the Spurs

    Pro Basketball Talk "Famously moody, it appears rumors of last season’s potential unhappiness on the part of LaMarcus Aldridge have been confirmed. Aldridge recently had a talk with San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich in which the former All-Star big man confirmed that he was struggling with some of the..." October 06

  • LaMarcus Aldridge Had Heart-To-Heart Meeting With Gregg Popovich

    SLAM Online "After a frustrating 2016-17 campaign, LaMarcus Aldridge was “blunt” and “forward” about his frustrations in a sitdown with Gregg Popovich. Pop responded with empathy, calling Aldridge’s concerns “all legitimate.” “It was me kind of being blunt about it, and being kind of forward,” Aldridge..." October 05

  • LaMarcus Aldridge said he didn’t take trade talks personally

    My San Antonio "Heading into this season, it was uncertain whether LaMarcus Aldridge would be in Spurs uniform. His name was thrown around in several trade rumors over the summer, and at times his place on the roster seemed tenuous at best. At Spurs media day Monday, Aldridge chalked that up to being part of..." September 26