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Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge will miss the rest of the season to undergo surgery on his right hip.Aldridge has been bothered by hip pain for the past this weeks and underwent an initial MRI exam that failed to disclose a slight labral tear.The injury was discovered during a visit this week to Vail, Colo. No date has been set for the surgery.The 6-foot-11 Aldridge has averaged 21.7 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists this season.The sixth-year All-Star had missed a total of six games in the previous three seasons.
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Per the Trailblazers PR department. Portland F/C LaMarcus Aldridge will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his his right hip to repair a labral tear and will be out for the season.
"In his most recent MRI, and following further evaluation, it's been determined that LaMarcus has a slight labral tear and will require arthroscopic surgery," said...
No one is going to blame LaMarcus Aldridge if he can’t finish out the remaining eight games on the Portland Trail Blazers schedule. If anything, he might actually be applauded for the decision.
Because after everything else that has gone wrong for Portland this season, risking further damage to Aldridge’s lingering right hip is the last stroke of bad luck this franchise...
The Trail Blazers say forward LaMarcus Aldridge had surgery on his right hip Thursday.
The arthroscopic procedure repaired a slight labral tear. Aldridge was bothered by the injury late in the season and missed the Blazers' final eight games.
The 6-foot-11 power forward announced earlier he would have the proactive procedure for the tear, which he described as minor. Aldridge...
Twice since joining the Trail Blazers, J.J. Hickson has started in place of an injured LaMarcus Aldridge. In those two contests (at Clippers, vs Warriors), Hickson has averaged 26.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists on 63.9% shooting from the field. With news breaking today that Aldridge will be out for the season after an MRI revealed a slight labral tear in his hip that required...
NBA Matchup Insight
The Portland TrailBlazers are 4.5 games out of the last playoff spot in the West and while the Warriors are reeling they have a shot tonight since LaMarcus Aldridge may miss this game with a hip injury.
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Golden State Warriors (22-34) at Portland Blazers (27-31)
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Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge will have surgery on his right hip and miss the rest of the season.
The team said Thursday no date has been set for the arthroscopic procedure, which will repair a slight labral tear. Aldridge says he has had pain for about two weeks and is unsure how the injury occurred.
''I'm just happy we know what it is now and we can move...
As the Portland Trail Blazers attempt to stay alive in the playoff hunt, point guard Raymond Felton has been bashed by critics for his up-and-down play.Well, Raymond decided to fight back against those critics by telling them where he lives, so that he could speak with them in person:Blazers guard Raymond Felton invited his critics to his home for a direct confrontation: “Regardless...
Let's make one thing clear.
No matter what you've read, what you've heard or what you've seen, the Portland Trail Blazers aren't tanking. It's not their style, nor is it in their vocabulary.
No, no. This is no 1984 Houston Rocket Project. This is the NBA edition of Extreme Home Makeover.
Portland management have sketched out a blueprint to quickly transform...
Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 34 points, Wesley Matthews had two baskets in the final minute and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Golden State Warriors 118-110 Wednesday night despite missing All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge.
J.J. Hickson added 23 points and 13 rebounds, and Matthews finished with 18 points for Portland. Raymond Felton had 16 points and 10 assists.
LaMarcus Aldridge will undergo arthroscopic surgery to repair a labral tear in his right hip.
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The Mavericks have had plenty of trouble defending LaMarcus Aldridge over the last two seasons, but won't have to deal with the injured Portland Trail Blazers star in Friday night's matchup.
Portland (28-31) announced Thursday that Aldridge will have surgery on...