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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.
In an e-mail to The Oregonian, Aldridge said he has not asked to be traded and expressed tempered enthusiasm about the Blazers’ prospects in free agency, which opens July 1.
“I haven’t demanded a trade,” Aldridge said in the e-mail.
Aldridge averaged 21.1 points, a career-high 9.1 rebounds and a career-high 2.6 assists per game and made his second consecutive All-Star Game appearance.
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Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge says he has not asked the team for a trade and is looking forward to the offseason, despite what the rumors say.
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 opened it’s doors Monday morning and boy, it has been a roller coaster ride with less than 12 hours into free agency. The Portland Trail Blazers are the latest team to show interest in free agent Tony Allen via CSNNW: Late Sunday night the Portland Trail Blazers contacted the representatives of unrestricted free [...]The post Portland Trail Blazers express interest...
By now, draft analysts and sports journalists have spent many hours discussing the Portland Trail Blazers first round pick, guard C.J. McCollum out of Lehigh University. Apparently, the front office liked the point guard with a shooting touch from a small school they got last year so much, they wanted another one.
However, the real value in the draft for Portland will be determined...
It is very unusual when an NBA player who hasn’t played a game in four seasons garners interest from any team in the Association. Yet that is the case as according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, former Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden is receiving feelers from several clubs.
Spears further stated:
Oden, 25,has received interest from the Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs...
The Portland Trail Blazers have reportedly acquired Thomas Robinson from the Houston Rockets.
Houston has traded Thomas Robinson to the Portland Trail Blazers, league source tells Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2013
The Rockets moving Robinson is no surprise since rumors have been swirling for a week or so that Houston would likely try and move T-Rob as...
Eric Maynor has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Washington Wizards.
Maynor was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Portland Trail Blazers in February.
The Wizards have been searching for a backup point guard.
According to Michael Lee of the Washington Post, point guard Eric Maynor, will sign a multi-year deal with the Washington Wizards.
Maynor did not see much playing time in OKC and was traded mid-season last year to the Portland Trail Blazers where he averaged 6.9 points and 4 assists in 27 games.