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Portland's Aldridge, Afflalo to sit out vs. Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge and Arron Afflalo have been ruled out for Portland's game at Oklahoma City. Aldridge, an All-Star forward who averages a team-best 23.5 points and 10.3 rebounds, will miss his second straight game with a left foot sprain. Afflalo, who has a strained right shoulder, also will miss his second straight game. Afflalo has started 19 of 25 games since...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo Out 1-2 Weeks With Right Shoulder Strain

Arron Afflalo will miss one to two weeks after picking up a right shoulder strain. The Portland Trail Blazers previously lost Wesley Matthews for the season. Afflalo was acquired by the Blazers at the deadline from the Denver Nuggets.
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers' Afflalo out 1-2 weeks with shoulder strain

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Portland Trail Blazers guard Arron Afflalo will be out one to two weeks because of a right shoulder strain. Afflalo injured his shoulder during the Trail Blazers' 116-105 loss at Golden State on Thursday night. He had an MRI on Friday that ruled out a more serious injury. Acquired at the trade deadline from the Denver Nuggets, Afflalo has been a key contributor...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo Could Be The Sixth Man The Portland Trail Blazers Has Long Desired

During the 2011-2012 season, the Portland Trail Blazers thought they had it with Jamal Crawford: a jolt off the bench that could greatly help a team with title aspirations. Despite his undeniable ability to score, he was too inconsistent and didn’t provide the defense the bench unit needed to satisfactorily compliment the efforts of the starting five. In the years since, despite...
Via Oregon Sports News
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Acquire Arron Afflalo in big time deal

Today’s trade deadline was expected to be a game changer, and when the clock struck six, the day’s events don’t disappoint. The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired Arron Afflalo from the Denver Nuggets in addition to backup forward Alonzo Gee. The Nuggets in turn receive Thomas Robinson, Will Barton, Victor Claver and a lottery draft pick in 2016. Afflalo has averaged 14.5...
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Acquires Arron Afflalo During NBA Trade Deadline Frenzy

Needing a boost off the bench and a potential starter if and when Wesley Matthews leaves town this summer, Portland Trail Blazers’ GM Neil Olshey pulled the trigger on a deal that brought Denver sharp shooter Arron Afflalo and reserve defensive specialist Alonzo Gee to the Rose City. Afflalo, known mostly for his outside shooting prowess than anything else, could provide the spark...
Via Oregon Sports News
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo traded to Portland in five-player deal

Arron Afflalo was traded by the Denver Nuggets along with Alonzo Gee to the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday hours before the trade deadline expires. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the trade and says Portland is sending a future first and second-round pick, Thomas Robinson, Victor Claver, and Will Barton to the Nuggets. Afflalo is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Acquire Arron Afflalo from the Nuggets

In the first semi-major deal of the NBA trade deadline, the struggling Denver Nuggets sent Arron Afflalo to the Portland Trail Blazers as part of a five-player deal on Thursday. Portland is also acquiring Alonzo Gee in the deal. In his eighth season out of UCLA, Afflalo is averaging 14.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game. He’s seen as a legitimate perimeter scorer that will help...
Via Sportsnaut
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Magic trade Arron Afflalo to Nuggets

Arron Afflalo has been traded, but it’s not to his two rumored destinations of the Chicago Bulls or Cleveland Cavaliers. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports broke the news that the Magic have decided to trade Afflalo to one of his former teams, the Denver Nuggets. Orlando has agreed to send Arron Afflalo to Denver for […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Chicago Bulls “pursuing a trade” for Arron Afflalo

It comes as no surprise that Orlando Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo is being heavily sought after by teams looking to make a leap next season. Coming off the best season of his career at the age of 28, averaging 18.2 ppg and just missingthe All-Star team, Afflalo is the type of 3rd or 4th best player that a contending team needs to go from good to great. The latest team to show...
Via Magic Basketball Online
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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