How Likely Is LaMarcus Aldridge To Leave Portland In Free Agency?

LaMarcus Aldridge occupies an entirely unique place in the game of basketball, full of juxtapositions -- if not contradictions.


One Blazer Thinks There’s a 50-50 Chance LaMarcus Aldridge Leaves In Free Agency

Injuries have left the Portland Trail Blazers ill-equipped to live up to the their stellar early season performance in the playoffs. For sake of the team's big picture plans, it no doubt hopes LaMarcus Aldridge understands the necessary context behind its inevitable early exit from the postseason.

2015 NBA Playoffs

What Are The Best One-On-One Matchups In Each NBA Playoff Series?

CP3 trying to prevent TP's baguette baskets, Brow with Dray following him everywhere, a 3&D battle and so much more.

Portland Trailblazers

Are Blazers’ Bench Woes Partially To Blame For The Team’s Injuries?

Damian Lillard is again leading the league in minutes, and the Blazers' over-reliance on starters might be a factor in slumps and injuries.


Phil Jackson Thinks He Can Rebuild The Knicks In Free Agency, Not The Draft

New York Knicks GM Phil Jackson is facing an uphill battle in terms of rebuilding his team and transforming them into a playoff contender.


LaMarcus Aldridge, Not Kevin Durant, Is Named Final Western Conference All-Star Starter

Kevin Durant joined prior injury replacement starters James Harden and Klay Thompson in Steve Kerr's opening five alongside Steph Curry and Marc Gasol during today's Western Conference All-Star practice. However, the Golden State Warriors coach must not have been impressed with how the reigning MVP acquitted himself during the "intense" session. Just a few hours later, Kerr officially announced that LaMarcus Aldridge – not Durant – would be his exhibition squad's fifth and final starter.


Sarcastic LaMarcus Aldridge On Why Carmelo Anthony Has Yet To Recruit Him: ‘Maybe I’m Not Good Enough’

It's no secret that the New York Knicks want to spend big come silly season, and Carmelo Anthony recently hinted that he'd use his status as de-facto host of All-Star Weekend to sell coming free agents on fruits of playing in the Big Apple. According to a sarcastic LaMarcus Aldridge at All-Star media availability today, though, the Knicks' franchise cornerstone has yet to reach out. Why?


LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Surgery On Hold, Will Play Tonight Versus Wizards

LaMarcus Aldridge surely understands the value of process, but the result he wants can only be had if his team continues improving.


Report: LaMarcus Aldridge To Have Surgery; Out 6-8 Weeks

The Portland Trail Blazers have managed to maintain the Western Conference’s third best record despite lagging injuries to the frontcourt: Robin Lopez (hand) and Joel Freeland (shoulder).


Watch Damian Lillard Split Defense And Soar For Crunch-Time Slam


The Sacramento Kings knew he was getting the ball and knew he was taking the shot, but they were still helpless to stop him when they needed to most.


Watch LaMarcus Aldridge Drop 37 Points In Blazers’ Loss To Clippers

We're much more concerned with the outcomes of single games between contenders than a player's individual performance.


Hawks’ Al Horford, Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge Named Players Of The Week

The jury is still out on title hopes of the surging Portland Trail Blazers and Atlanta Hawks.

Wesley Matthews

Portland Trail Blazers’ Robin Lopez Fractures Hand; Out “A While”

An improved bench ensures that the Portland Trail Blazers aren't doomed as a result of Robin Lopez's impending absence.


Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge, Raps’ Kyle Lowry Named Players Of The Week

So much for the Portland Trail Blazers and Toronto Raptors being "sub-contenders" in their respective conferences.

terry stotts

Video: Simple Terry Stotts Play Gives Blazers Last-Second Win Over Nuggets

The headline probably should have included Robin Lopez, the Blazers center who put in a layup to give Portland a 105-103 advantage with 1.


Watch Anthony Davis Block Two Jumpers In Two Seconds

Maybe the most impressive aspect of this sequence by Anthony Davis is that it seems so normal.


Lillard Beats LaMarcus Aldridge In Over-The-Backboard Shot Contest

NBA players contend against one another in games all the time.


The Top 20 Power Forwards In The NBA Right Now


While assembling Dime's list of the top 20 power forwards in the league today, we were struck by just how many different candidates merited consideration for various ranking thresholds.

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