Must be nice to have LaMarcus Aldridge on your team heading into next season. And that’s exactly the sentiment for San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich as he is about to go into the new season with one of the premier big men in the game. “Obviously to add a talent like that to one’s team […]
It has been a busy offseason in the Southwest Division. Key movers include LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews, Tyson Chandler and Ty Lawson. So, which teams have faired best and worst? Let’s take a look at the data-driven analysis: https://www.numberfire.com/nba/news/5745/catching-up-on-the-nba-offseason-the-southwest-division Here is a chart showing the impact on the division...
In 2006 with the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA draft, the Portland Trail Blazers selected LaMarcus Aldridge and ever since that day he has been the leader in Portland, Oregon. However, the Aldridge era has come to an end this past offseason when he signed with the San Antonio Spurs in free agency. This decision made by Aldridge leaves the Blazer organization putting all their hopes...
The San Antonio Spurs were the frontrunner to sign LaMarcus Aldridge from the start of free agency, and eventually the expected happened. Aldridge still met with other teams, but why did he cancel on the New York Knicks? New York’s horrendous season last year had nothing to do with it. If that was the reason,...Read More
One of the top free agents of this year’s class is reportedly on his way to the San Antonio Spurs. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Spurs will sign All-Star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge. Free agent LaMarcus Aldridge will sign with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 4, 2015 Wojnarowski...
LaMarcus Aldridge is taking his well-deserved time to make a decision about where he’ll sign in free agency. According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports, the power forward has essentially narrowed his choices to three teams: the San Antonio Spurs, Phoenix Suns and Portland Trail Blazers. The Spurs, Suns and Blazers have separated themselves in the chase for LaMarcus Aldridge, two...
LaMarcus Aldridge reportedly left his first free agency meeting with the Los Angeles feeling underwhelmed, but he apparently respects the franchise enough that he was willing to give it another shot. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports that Aldridge granted the Lakers’ request for a second meeting on Thursday night, and the team spent the entire 90...Read More
It appears that LaMarcus Aldridge plans to take his time during what has been an extensive free agency tour over the past several hours. According to Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Aldridge has granted the Los Angeles Lakers a second meeting after the team reportedly failed to impress the All-Star big man in their first meeting on Wednesday. The Lakers will get...
The Los Angeles Lakers and their famous fans are making a strong recruiting pitch to free agent forward LaMarcus Aldridge, but it may not be enough. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that the Lakers did not make a strong impression on Aldridge in their meeting with him early Wednesday, and the 29-year-old is expected...Read More
NBA Free Agency 2015 is officially upon us and the Los Angeles Lakers are pulling out all the stops in their attempt to land Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge. The Lakers, whose interest in the 4-time All-Star has been well-documented (and quite possibly mutual), got some help from a couple of celebrity recruiters upon the...Read More
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