With LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard in charge, the Trail Blazers don’t need any upgrades at the power forward and point guard positions. Aldridge is both a scorer and a rebounder, averaging 21.1 points and 9.1 rebounds in 37.7 minutes last season. Show More Summary
Talking past, present and future with the Blazers' star.
Rumblings began earlier this season through the media whether or not the Portland Trail Blazers should consider trading LaMarcus Aldridge. Aldridge, 27, will surprisingly be the oldest player on the team after Jared Jeffries was waived and with Sasha Pavlovic, 29, likely not to be retained. Show More Summary
Mike Brown returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers wouldn’t be as big a story as LaMarcus Aldridge being traded to them. No, I’m not penning just random thoughts (though I do sometimes). The Cavaliers have or had Aldridge on the brain at one point or another. Per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Cavaliers have fantasized [...]
When former No. 1 overall NBA Draft pick Greg Oden unexpectedly stopped by the Rose Garden Wednesday night, he slipped into the bowels of the building to speak to some of his former teammates. Aldridge was one, and while he said it was nice to see his one-time frontcourt mate, it also was odd. “Like a [...]
Has Blake Griffin already become the cream of the crop at power forward during a season in which Kevin Love has played only 18 games? Does David Lee's offense allow him to rise to the top? What about LaMarcus Aldridge and his devastating...Show More Summary
Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has a sprained right ankle and was not in the lineup for Portland's game against the Utah Jazz on Friday night.
The Portland Trail Blazers still have a puncher’s chance to sneak into the playoffs, and because of this, LaMarcus Aldridge’s ankle injury comes at an extremely inopportune time. The Blazers reported via Twitter that Aldridge was unable...Show More Summary
In one of the more lopsided 10-point games I can remember watching, the Chicago Bulls (36-31) fell to the Portland Trail Blazers (32-36) 99-89 on Thursday night. All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge and rising star Damian Lillard paced Portland's attack combining for 52 points in the game. Show More Summary
The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 11 through Sunday, March 17.
THE FACTS: LaMarcus Aldridge scored 31 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and front-line mate J.J. Hickson collected 18 points and 15 boards in Portland's 112-101 victory over Detroit on Saturday night at the Rose Garden, Nicolas Batum contributed...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Damian Lillard scored 26 points and passed out 10 assists, LaMarcus Aldridge contributed 22 points and 10 rebounds and J.J. Hickson added 12 points and 16 boards as Portland polished off the Knicks 105-90.
The Portland Trail Blazers have figured out a solid core of players to build around with Damian Lillard, Nicolas Batum and LaMarcus Aldridge. While Wesley Matthews and J.J. Hickson give the Blazers a competent starting five, the team's bench has been horrific and needs reshaping next season. Show More Summary
For years, the Blazers have been LaMarcus Aldridge's team. Rookie Damian Lillard is questioning that notion with his strong play since joining the team. To be clear, this isn't to cause a rift, but more about which player needs to be the focus for the Blazers going forward. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: LaMarcus Aldridge led seven players in double figures with 23 points as Portland handled Charlotte 122-105 Monday night at the Rose Garden. Aldridge also had 14 rebounds, five assists and three blocked shots for the Trail Blazers (28-31), who shot a season-best 59.8 percent from the field and were 12-for-24 from 3-point range. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: LaMarcus Aldridge's short jump shot bounced off the rim as time expired, giving the Denver Nuggets a 111-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers Wednesday night at the Rose Garden. Ty Lawson and Andre Iguodala combined to score 59 points for Denver (37-22), which won its third straight game and for the 13th time in 16 outings.
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With Portland on the verge of a massive collapse, LaMarcus Aldridge leaped to swat away Minnesota’s comeback. The Trail Blazers started their six-game road trip by remedying a sloppy performance with a large dose of their All-Star big man. Aldridge had 25 points, 13 rebounds and a blocked shot in the closing seconds to help the Blazers [...]
While watching the Portland Trail Blazers' game Saturday in seats supplied to me by the legendary Harry Glickman family, a curious thought ran through my mind. Why isn't LaMarcus Aldridge better known around the league, and furthermore, why isn't he more respected? Sure, Aldridge just made his second All Star team. Show More Summary