Found August 23, 2013 on Hoops-Nation:
According to  Jorge Sierra/HoopsHype, Nicolas Batum believes that LaMarcus Aldridge wants to remain with the Portland Trail Blazers. “I heard that too and I laughed when I read that,” Batum said of speculation involving Aldridge this offseason. “He doesn’t want to get traded, he wants the team to get better. LaMarcus is a winner. “I know [...]

Nicolas Batum says LaMarcus Aldridge doesn't want a trade

Nicolas Batum told that he thinks Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge is still the No.1 guy on the Blazers despite Damian Lillard's rise to stardom last season and that he doesn't believe Aldridge has demanded a trade. Who do you think is going to be the No. 1 guy on the team? NB: Although Damian had a great rookie season and has unbelievable talent and...

Batum Believes Aldridge Wants To Stay With Blazers, Desires Improvement

Nicolas Batum believes LaMarcus Aldridge remains the Portland Trail Blazers' go-to guy and franchise player, and he believes that the All-Star forward wants to stay with the team as it improves. "I heard that too and I laughed when I read that," Batum said of speculation involving Aldridge this offseason. "He doesn't want to get traded, he wants the team to...

Clyde Drexler has mural in downtown Portland

In case you didn’t know, That NBA Lottery Pick is based in downtown Portland, Oregon and we’ve seen work being done on this incredible mural of Portland Trail Blazers legend Clyde Drexler over the last couple of weeks. For those of you not living in the Portland area, check out an image of the mural done by artist Mark Paul Deren in the Southeast part of downtown:   *** Clyde...

LaMarcus Aldridge makes funny face in photo with fan

One of the perks of being a famous NBA player is people asking you to take a photo with them and recently, one fan of Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge got a picture to remember. He posted the image to Reddit NBA and well, LA looked a little bit out of it: *** LaMarcus Aldridge top image courtesy of Getty Images

Jason Quick details his 13 seasons covering the Portland Trail Blazers; admits how he badly handled Denver Nuggets’ Andre Miller-Brandon Roy drama

  I find it refreshing when NBA journalists are honest. Not just honesty in getting themselves a breaking news story, a few more clicks to said story, or even propelling their career further, but honesty in saying ‘Hey, this business is pretty dirty, and I wasn’t an innocent bystander by any means” is authentic. Speaking [...]The post Jason Quick details his 13 seasons covering...
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