Found June 30, 2013 on
LaMarcus Aldridge claimed on Saturday that he has not requested a trade from the Portland Trail Blazers.
“I haven’t demanded a trade,” Aldridge said in an e-mail.
It had been previously reported that Aldridge would welcome a trade out of the Blazers, had not renewed his sponsorships in Portland, and believed the city was too small.
“I’m looking forward to who we sign in free agency to make us better,” Aldridge said in the e-mail.
Aldridge is considered a key player in the Blazers' rebuilding effort.
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There have been several different reports suggesting that Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge wants out of Portland.
One such rumor had Aldridge requesting to be dealt to the Bulls because he would have a chance to contend.
Aldridge had been quiet on the reports until Saturday, when he emailed the Oregonian, and made it clear that he hasn’t demanded a trade.
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