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Photo: Don Ryan/AP Portland Trailblazer power forward LaMarcus Aldridge had his “coming out party” this NBA playoffs, when his back-to-back 40 point performances against the Houston Rockets in the first round had people buzzing about him potentially being the best power forward in the game. Aldridge, 28, has the opportunity to sign a contract extension this offseason with the team, but has told The Oregonian he will not do so. Don’t panic just yet Blazers fans, as Aldridge is simply waiting until next season, and says he will sign the full five year max extension if and when it is offered to him. In fact, not only does Aldridge want to remain a Blazer, he wants to be the franchise’s best player…ever:   LaMarcus Aldridge said he wants to finish his career in Portland. One reason why: “I want to be the best Blazer. Ever.” — Joe Freeman (@BlazerFreeman) July 8, 2014 Those are certainly high aspirations for the talented power forward, but definitely attainable; LMA is just that good. He may not have to look far for his biggest challenger, as stud point guard Damian Lillard may be looking to do just the same. Frank Santos @SKLordSantos- Pass the Pill Contributor H/T CBSSports The post Current Trailblazer wants to be franchise’s best player ever appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
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