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A couple weeks ago, Comcast SportsNet Northwest published a piece stating that LaMarcus Aldridge "would prefer to be moved if the Portland Trail Blazers don't have plans to drastically improve their roster." That quote was published on June 27th, the morning before the NBA Draft. Today is July 12th. The Blazers have likely made all their moves, but the all-star forward is keeping silent about whether his feelings have changed.
This doesn't necessarily mean Aldridge wants to leave, but it probably does. The fact that Aldridge has only denied asking for a trade, rather than denying that he’s unhappy, shows he is probably not giddy at the prospect of spending another year in the Pacific Northwest. I don’t understand why. I think Portland is pretty cool personally. Then again, I’m someone who gets really excited about $4 burritos and Aldridge is a professional athlete. We might have slightly different preferences.
Let’s assume that Aldridge only cares...
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