The Los Angeles Lakers may not be the star destination they once were after last summer’s failed pitches (yes, multiple) to LaMarcus Aldridge and the recent reports that they’re not even getting a meeting with Kevin Durant. Like most teams, the Lakers have cap room. And they are reportedly trying to spend it on free agent Hassan Whiteside, who appears ready to field […]
Steph Curry decided this week o skip the Olympics, and this afternoon, Russell Westbrook announced he’d do the same. Team USA was already short LaMarcus Aldridge, Anthony Davis, and Chris Paul, and they’ll need the remaining candidates to step up. Who will save Team USA? Read more...
Another marquee star will be unavailable for the United States men's basketball team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. As ESPN.com's Marc Stein first reported, San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge removed himself from the Team USA player pool Monday in order to allow a finger and hand injury to heal. Spurs general manager R.C. Show More Summary
San Antonio forward LaMarcus Aldridge has pulled out of consideration for the U.S. Olympic basketball team after a finger injury late in the season.
The Spurs big man will skip the games to tend to a lingering finger injury. The post Report: LaMarcus Aldridge Will Miss 2016 Olympics Due to Injury appeared first on SLAMonline.
Nate McMillan sees plenty of similarities between LaMarcus Aldridge and Myles Turner’s games. In a recent radio interview, the new Pacers head coach went so far as to say, “It was almost like those The post Nate McMillan: Myles Turner Is ‘Exactly’ Like LaMarcus Aldridge appeared first on SLAMonline.
Indiana Pacers forward Myles Turner's first NBA season is in the books, but new Pacers head coach Nate McMillan had high praise for last year's No. 11 overall pick. McMillan thinks Turner is a near-replica of San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward (and fellow Texas Longhorn) LaMarcus Aldridge. "Very similar," McMillan told SiriusXM NBA Radio on Tuesday. Show More Summary
It wasn't long ago that Dion Waiters spoke about the Oklahoma City Thunder's willingness to face off against a one-man version of the San Antonio Spurs. "One man can't beat you," the backup shooting guard said after LaMarcus Aldridge posted 41 points in a Game 2 victory by the Thunder, per ESPN.com's Royce Young. Show More Summary
San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge have been outplayed in the fourth quarters of the last two games by OKC's Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
LaMarcus Aldridge dominated the first two games of the series, scoring 39.5 points on 75% shooting, but the Thunder were able to steal a game (...)
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The Spurs hold a two-games-to-one lead over the Thunder in their playoff series, and Aldridge has scored 103 points in the three games.
San Antonio is succeeding in a different way, even while hanging onto everything that made them great. OKLAHOMA CITY -- Two people represented the Spurs at the podium on Friday after Game 3's 100-96 victory -- Gregg Popovich, as always,...Show More Summary
The San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge is having the series of his life against the Oklahoma City Thunder, pouring in 79 points over the first two games of the second round. According to Thunder guard Dion Waiters, that's just fine. "One man can't beat you," Waiters said Wednesday, per Royce Young of ESPN.com. Show More Summary
Amid calamity during the final seconds of Game 2, Tony Parker's brilliant assist to LaMarcus Aldridge perseveres. Everyone's talking about the last 13 seconds of Game 2 between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, and rightfully...Show More Summary
San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge scored 41 points in Monday's 98-97 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, joining George Gervin as the only players in franchise history to record 38 or more points in back-to-back playoff games,...Show More Summary
Despite 41 points from LaMarcus Aldridge, the Thunder held on for a 98-97 win to even the series. After overcoming a slow start, the San Antonio Spurs seemed poised to win Game 2 of their second round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Show More Summary
Tony Parker still has filthy moves up his sleeve. Check out this slick pass he sent to LaMarcus Aldridge in Game 2 against the OKC Thunder: The post WATCH: Tony Parker Dishes Superb Pass to LaMarcus Aldridge appeared first on SLAMonline.
There was a possession where LaMarcus Aldridge grabbed a defensive rebound, outlet-passed to Manu Ginobili, who then turned and fired a 70-foot strike to Kawhi Leonard for a dunk.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 38 points, and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder, 124-92, on Saturday night, never trailing in Game 1 of the second-round series.