Found February 26, 2012 on
LaMarcus Aldridge believes he would have been the odd man out in Portland had Brandon Roy's knees held up and Greg Oden remained healthy.
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The Blazers power forward could also land a spot on the U.S. Olympic team.
For second-tier NBA stars, getting enough minutes in the mid-season showcase is almost always an issue. Just ask LaMarcus Aldridge, per CSNNW: “… the Portland Trail Blazers forward didn’t see a lot of action in his first All-Star appearance and I wanted to know if this was by design. So, I asked LaMarcus Aldridge if he expected to play more out there tonight. ‘Definitely...
Since the days of Bill Walton it seems like the Portland Trail Blazers have been cursed by injuries to their stars. Either injuries or bad apples in the locker room. The latest blow to the Blazers has been Greg Oden's latest setback trying to recover from knee surgery, which will probably end his Blazers career and put his NBA career in serious jeopardy.
There was once a time...
Brandon Roy is retired and Greg Oden just underwent another microfracture surgery. That leaves LaMarcus Aldridge as the only member of what was supposed to be the Blazers' Big Three.
The absence of such All-Star perennials as Tim Duncan and Pau Gasol clears the way for a new group.
Reading a blog post from David Pick over at USBasket.com today and he's pointing out Brandon Roy the 5 years NBA vet is working out hard.
According to sources close to the player, regardless of his knee problems, Roy's decision to retire wasn't all health related.
"There's something to it, but it's not the right time for me...
Since the days of Bill Walton it seems like the Portland Trail Blazers have been cursed by injuries to their stars. Either injuries or bad apples in the locker room. The latest blow to the Blazers has been Greg Oden's latest setback trying to recover from knee surgery, which will probably end his Blazers career and put his NBA career in serious jeopardy.There was once a...
With a superstar like LaMarcus Aldridge and solid role players surrounding that player, it is a wonder why the Portland Trail Blazers are only 18-16 at the midway point of the NBA season. On the other hand, the Phoenix Suns at 14-20 are clearly overachieving with their roster, however not enough to make the playoffs anytime soon. The Suns are clearly in rebuilding mode and the Blazers...
If dreams could come true
With the annual Pac-12 conference tournament coming up, I wanted to look back on the players that would give the Washington Huskies an absolute edge going into the tourney. A no chance for failure type of team.
Now I know that this isn’t real life, but one can dream right?!
PG: Isaiah Thomas
SG: Brandon Roy
SF: Quincy Pondexter
PF: Jon Brockman
Nicolas Batum also shines, while Raymond Felton disappoints and Gerald Wallace struggles on the road.
The 7-foot-1 center will be signed Monday, but first the team must waive a player off current roster. Blazers withholding the decision until Monday out of respect for LaMarcus Aldridge's All-Star appearance