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Some of the big names who are expected to take part in LaMarcus Aldridge’s exhibition game this Sunday night have been announced. The Oregonian reports: “The University of Portland announced Monday that Aldridge will host a charity game Sunday at the Chiles Center, confirming the news the Trail Blazers’ forward announced on Twitter last week. According to a release from UP, the game will feature NBA players Kevin Durant, Josh Howard, Jamal Crawford and TJ Ford; Blazers Brandon Roy, Wesley Matthews and Raymond Felton; and former Blazers Steve Blake and Jeff Pendergraph. Tickets for the game, dubbed the Rip City Basketball Classic, will go on sale Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Chiles Center box office and online at ticketmaster.com. Tickets prices range from $100 for court side seats to $25 for upper level end zone bleacher seats, and proceeds will go to charity. The game is scheduled to start at 7:30, with doors opening at 6:30. ‘Portland has been my home for over five years and I reall...
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge will host a charity basketball game on Sunday night at the University of Portland.
On Sunday, Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge will host the Rip City Basketball Classic, an event in which teammates and other NBA players — including Thunder star Kevin Durant — will play in a charity game at the University Portland’s Chiles Center.
Other participants include Blazers players Brandon Roy, Wesley Matthews, Raymond Felton and Jeff Pendergraph, along [...]
It’s been a while since a team in the Pacific Northwest has had a surefire go-to-guy to call their own. While one team has long bounced to the Great Plains, the other has already gone through two potential superstars – both now likely lost to injury. Which is why when LaMarcus Aldridge decided to have [...]
Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge will host a charity basketball game on Sunday night at the University of Portland.
LaMarcus Aldridge teamed up with Jamal Crawford recently at Kevin Durant's charity game in Oklahoma City, and it appears those two really enjoyed each other's company.
Coming off a season with the Atlanta Hawks where Crawford, a Seattle native, averaged 15 points, 4 assists, and a little over 2.5 rebounds per game, the 6'6" guard is now a free agent. LeBron James...
We wouldn’t exactly call it airing dirty laundry, but Shaquille O’Neal is definitely getting a few things off his chest now that he’s retired. We aren’t hearing anything new. It’s just that O’Neal is making no mistake about anything: he had some serious problems with Kobe, he left Pat Riley on really bad terms, and [...]
Jamal Crawford is a wildly popular free agent among recruiting NBA stars this offseason/lockout. LaMarcus Aldridge tells the Oregonian that he desperately wants Crawford to sign with the Blazers: “When Aldridge played with Crawford during Kevin Durant’s charity game in Oklahoma City last month, Crawford expressed a desire to play for the Blazers. Aldridge didn’t merely embrace...
Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge will host a charity basketball game on Sunday night at the University of Portland. Among the players expected to attend are fellow Blazers Brandon Roy and Wesley Matthews, Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, Atlanta's Jamal Crawford and the Wizards' Josh Howard.
The game will be played Sunday night at 7:30 at the Chiles Center and feature Kevin Durant, Brandon Roy, Wesley Matthews, Raymond Felton and others.