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The Blazers forward, now the team's unquestioned leader, lets past slights - real and perceived - fuel his desire for improvement.
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LaMarcus Aldridge returns to the court tonight for the Blazers.
The Blazers star says he thinks the team is better than last year, with a deep bench and growing chemistry.
Starting center Marcus Camby tweaked his left knee during the Blazers' morning shootaround and will not play tonight against Jazz; Kurt Thomas will start in his place.
It seems fairly obvious to everyone that LaMarcus Aldridge is already the proverbial “man” in Rip City (and was that even before Brandon Roy retired), but the star forward feels as though he must start truly proving himself this season. From the Oregonian: “It is how the mind of this 26-year-old works. He uses slights — real or perceived — to motivate himself. It has been...
LaMarcus Aldridge is confident in the Blazers roster despite the loss of Brandon Roy.
LaMarcus Aldridge's 18-footer, Jamal Crawford's crossover, Craig Smith's "O Curl" -- the 2011-12 Blazers talk about their moves and shots on the court.
For the first time in 14 years, the Blazers feature one player on the cover of its media guide, choosing the sixth-year power forward
Raymond Felton leads Portland with 17 points, and LaMarcus Aldridge adds 15 points and 11 rebounds in a loss in Salt Lake City.
Remember that time when Brandon Roy, Greg Oden, LaMarcus Aldridge and Greg Oden tried to stop a shark? It was definitely one of the toughest road games they ever played and artist Ryan Berkely immortalized the moment with this piece created with markers and color pencils.
See more work from Ryan Berkely here.
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer The lockout-shortened season looked to be an all-around disaster at the start for the Portland Trail Blazers.
In what has become known as Black Friday around the organization, the Blazers' hopes to see Brandon Roy, Greg Oden and LaMarcus Aldridge lead the team to NBA glory were dashed.