Found April 05, 2012 on Sports Junkie Online:
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For all the on-court struggles and off-court drama, LaMarcus Aldridge is undoubtedly the Portland Trail Blazers best player. Making his first All-Star game this season, Aldridge is averaging 21.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, with career highs from both the field (51.3%) and charity stripe (81.3%).One of Portland's biggest problems over the last several seasons has been the lack of a scoring threat at the center postion. Not since before Greg Oden fractured his patella in December of 2009 has the team had a player that opposing teams had to account for on defense. While Joel Przybilla and Marcus Camby have been serviceable big men that do a decent job of altering shots and rebounding, their offensive games largely consisted of putbacks (though Camby was a good high-post passer).Entering the offseason, the Blazers' top two needs are at point guard and center, two positions where the 2012 draft class is woefully thin. Outside of Anthony Davis of Kentucky, ther...
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