LaMarcus Aldridge RUMORS & NEWS

  • LaMarcus Aldridge details 'scariest night ever' that led him to suddenly retire

    Yahoo! Sports "It was a stunner when 35-year-old LaMarcus Aldridge announced his retirement in April after a 15-year career. He'd been playing great basketball and was part of a Brooklyn Nets team that was destined to make waves in the playoffs.  With all that in his favor, it..." June 01

  • Spurs coach Gregg Popovich reacts to LaMarcus Aldridge retirement from the NBA

    Clutch Points "LaMarcus Aldridge took the NBA world by storm with his shocking retirement announcement on Friday morning. His former coach from the San Antonio Spurs, Gregg Popovich, has caught wind of this truly unexpected development and has since come out with his own statement..." April 15

  • Nets’ LaMarcus Aldridge retires after heart scare

    Clutch Points "New Brooklyn Nets big man LaMarcus Aldridge is retiring from the NBA after dealing with an irregular heartbeat in the last game he played. While Aldridge is okay now, he made the tough choice to walk away from the game in order to put his “health and family..." April 15

  • Nets' Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge, Blake Griffin, James Harden out against 76ers

    ESPN "The Brooklyn Nets continue to be undermanned. They announced that Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge will be out Wednesday night against the 76ers, in addition to star James Harden remaining sidelined. The good news for..." April 14

  • Nets’ Steve Nash casually reveals intriguing lineup experiment involving Blake Griffin, LaMarcus Aldridge

    Clutch Points "Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge haven’t been on the Brooklyn Nets together for long, but they could be utilized in the lineup together soon. While informing the media that Aldridge will start at center again on Sunday, Steve Nash shared that Aldridge and Griffin..." April 04

  • LaMarcus Aldridge calls his Nets debut 'perfect'

    USA Today "LaMarcus Aldridge looked nothing like a 35-year-old who hadn't played an NBA game in a month during his debut with the Brooklyn Nets. Aldridge started at center Thursday in his first game since signing with the Nets and looked rejuvenated in a 111-89 win over the Charlotte..." April 02

  • James Harden, Blake Griffin out; LaMarcus Aldridge, Landry Shamet in

    Nets Daily "The Nets have officially ruled James Harden (right hamstring tightness) out of Thursday’s game against the Charlotte Hornets. Harden suffered the “hammie” late in the third quarter in Wednesday’s win over the Houston Rockets. Following the win, Steve Nash noted..." April 01

  • LaMarcus Aldridge says he signed with Brooklyn Nets to 'fill a void,' not be an All-Star

    ESPN "After agreeing to a deal with the Brooklyn Nets over the weekend, LaMarcus Aldridge has begun to settle in and participated in the team's practice on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters for the first time since he arrived on the East Coast, Aldridge said that he is..." March 31

  • Kevin Durant’s 3-word recruitment pitch to lure LaMarcus Aldridge to Nets

    Clutch Points "They say an elevator pitch is one of the most effective ways to sell an idea or product, due to its conciseness and simplicity. This is exactly what Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant gave LaMarcus Aldridge, according to Alex Schiffer. Even though Durant is injured..." March 30

  • Steve Nash on LaMarcus Aldridge: ‘He definitely can compete to start’

    Nets Daily "The Nets have a loaded frontcourt with plenty of options, highlighted by the 5 spot. Prior to Monday’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Steve Nash spoke about LaMarcus Aldridge, the seven-time NBA All-Star who signed with the Nets on Sunday. The Nets head coach is..." March 30

  • Whenever LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs got on the same page, the story changed

    Pounding The Rock "LaMarcus Aldridge is officially no longer a Spur following a mutual decision to part ways, then a buyout just after the trade deadline. As he prepares to suit up in Brooklyn, you may have found yourself reflecting on his last five and a half seasons in San Antonio—or maybe you..." March 30

  • LaMarcus Aldridge’s timeline before making Nets debut

    Clutch Points "The rich just get richer. This is exactly the case for the Brooklyn Nets, who themselves recently acquired the services of former All-Star big man LaMarcus Aldridge after he agreed to a buyout with the San Antonio Spurs. Aldridge has been out of action for an extended..." March 29

  • Steve Nash: 'Nothing illegal' about signing LaMarcus Aldridge, Blake Griffin

    The Athletic "Steve Nash responded to criticism of the Nets becoming a super-team after Brooklyn added LaMarcus Aldridge and Blake Griffin to a roster that already included Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving. “I don’t know what we’re supposed to do: Not try to add to our..." March 29

  • Heat expected to be frontrunners for LaMarcus Aldridge

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Heat aren’t done trying to improve after making one of the bigger moves of the trade deadline. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Heat are expected to emerge as one of the frontrunners for LaMarcus Aldridge once he completes a buyout with the San Antonio..." March 25

  • Spurs to buy out forward LaMarcus Aldridge

    Yahoo! Sports "The San Antonio Spurs are proceeding to buy out forward LaMarcus Aldridge, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Aldridge and the Spurs mutually agreed to part ways earlier this month, according to head coach Gregg..." March 25

  • Phoenix Suns Could Target LaMarcus Aldridge Post-Buyout

    Fadeaway World "LaMarcus Aldridge is currently one of the big names in trade rumors ahead of the NBA trade deadline. Aldridge is a very capable big man who has some shot creation, coupled with floor spacing and solid defense. Aldridge is the sort of player who teams want due to his experience and skill-set: he..." March 24

  • Heat 'covet' Kyle Lowry; Miami high on LaMarcus Aldridge's short list

    The Score "The Miami Heat could be big players ahead of Thursday's NBA trade deadline. The Heat "covet" Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry, and Miami is high on LaMarcus Aldridge's list of destinations if he and the San Antonio Spurs manage..." March 21

  • Celtics expected to be ‘leading suitor’ for Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge

    Mass Live "The San Antonio Spurs continue to pursue trade scenarios seven-time All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge ahead of the March 25 trade deadline, but there appears to be a possibility that the big man will be bought out if he is not dealt, according to Shams Charania of the Athletic. If..." March 15

  • 3 Miami Heat Players Offered in Trade for LaMarcus Aldridge

    Heavy "The San Antonio Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge have mutually decided to part ways, which means the seven-time All-Star is officially on the market. The Miami Heat is not just interested in Aldridge, they’ve already made an offer, according to the latest..." March 14

  • LaMarcus Aldridge Could Be A Potential Trade Target For The New York Knicks

    Fadeaway World "With LaMarcus Aldridge on the way out from San Antonio, the location of his next destination continues to among the biggest talking points throughout the NBA community. With the Heat, Blazers, and even Nets labeled as the biggest candidates to land him, Nekias Duncan of Basketball..." March 14

  • 3 Trade Packages The Lakers Must Send If They Want To Land LaMarcus Aldridge

    Fadeaway World "LaMarcus Aldridge is out in the trade market after Gregg Popovich announced the big man and the San Antonio Spurs agreed to part ways this campaign. Aldridge landed in San Antonio in 2015, as one of the most exciting players in that year’s free agency but he hasn’t been able to find..." March 11

  • Four NBA Trade Destinations for LaMarcus Aldridge

    The Big Lead "LaMarcus Aldridge's time with the San Antonio Spurs is over. Before Wednesday night's game, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich announced LaMarcus Aldridge was not with the team and the franchise had agreed to work on some trade scenarios. The 35-year-old isn't what he once was, but..." March 10

  • Gregg Popovich says San Antonio Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge have mutually agreed to end relationship

    The Score "The San Antonio Spurs will seek trade or buyout opportunities for veteran big man LaMarcus Aldridge, head coach Gregg Popovich said Wednesday. "We've mutually agreed for him to work on some opportunities elsewhere," Popovich said, according to ESPN's Tim..." March 10

  • Spurs Could Trade LaMarcus Aldridge And DeMar DeRozan

    Pounding The Rock "The 2021 NBA trade deadline is just under a month away on March 25, 2021, and that means the rumor mill is starting to churn. While the San Antonio Spurs aren’t known for making mid-season moves unless it’s requested by the player (a la Nando De Colo) or an offer..." February 26

  • Golden State Warriors Could Acquire LaMarcus Aldridge For Kelly Oubre Jr., Kevon Looney, And Alen Smailagic

    Fadeaway World "The Golden State Warriors have started the season off with a solid record of 11-9, and they are currently 8th in the Western Conference. While they have had good games, they have also had some putrid losses. They have been inconsistent, and could possibly shake things up if they continue to..." January 31

  • LaMarcus Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan are slowing down Spurs, stats show

    Clutch Points "The San Antonio Spurs were famously known to utilize veterans during the Gregg Popovich era. These days, the team’s roster features the likes of LaMarcus Aldrige and DeMar DeRozan who have been with the Spurs since 2015 and 2018, respectively. Recently, the..." January 20

  • 10 NBA Stars That Could Leave Their Teams This Season

    Fadeaway World "The NBA is a league of constant movement right now, with many superstar players leaving their original teams and taking their careers into their own hands. This season won’t be any different, and there are quite a few players that either want to be traded or don’t fit into their..." December 29

  • LaMarcus Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan are trade candidates for the San Antonio Spurs? "The San Antonio Spurs have gone over two decades without blowing up their roster, but they could be coming dangerously close this season. Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix quoted an unnamed NBA scout this week who said that the Spurs are in “flux.” The..." December 19