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Portland Trail Blazers Summer League Observations

It has been a quiet offseason for the Portland Trail Blazers after their powerful playoff run.  Many of the issues for the team involve keeping their stars intact.  The biggest being LaMarcus Aldridge who reportedly agreed to a contract extension on July 8th, though he will not sign the extension until next year. While Portland has not had the cap room nor the roster space to be...
Via Oregon Sports News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge withdraw from USA Basketball consideration

When USA Basketball released its 19-man pool of players that would be contending for a spot to play in the World Championships this summer, a couple of names that were left off the list weren’t done so as a result of a decision made by Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski. Instead, two All-Star caliber players voluntarily withdrew from consideration. Kawhi Leonard is coming off...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron Returns Home, What About LaMarcus Aldridge?

LeBron is staying.  All is well in Cleveland.  But while Cleveland rejoices in the return of their king, Portland and Oregonians interested in the Blazers and their star, LaMarcus Aldridge, are sitting on unsettled ground regarding the future of the lifelong Blazer they’re hoping will actually be lifelong … and the 8-year veteran from Texas should heed the hidden message ...
Via Oregon Sports News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge Contract Status Analysis

Portland Trail Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge Contract Status Analysis By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… For Blazer fans that awoke to the news this morning that star forward LaMarcus Aldridge had decided not to sign a contract extension this offseason it might have felt like their (sports) world was caving in. However the move was not totally unexpected and is based more...
Via HoopStuff
13 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge says he’ll sign extension in 2015, wants to be ‘Best Blazer Ever’

Although he’s not up for free agency, LaMarcus Aldridge has decided on which team he would like to play for through the rest of his career. Aldridge told the Oregonian that he intends to sign a contract extension in 2015, and would like to be “the best Blazer ever”. “I’m happy to stay, happy to […]
Via Full Scale Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Rumors: LaMarcus Aldridge won't re-sign until next summer

Many consider the 2015 free agency class to be as good as this summer. The list of talent could include Rajon Rondo, Kevin Love and Marc Gasol. Add another name to that list, because Portland Trail Blazers star LaMarcus Aldridge will delay re-signing an extension until next season.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAldridge recently spoke with the Oregonian's Joe...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge To Sign Extension With Blazers Next Summer

LaMarcus Aldridge could have cashed out with a nice extension from the Blazers this summer, but opted against it because he can get more money next summer. Aldridge told the Oregonian that he plans to retire a Trail Blazer, and believes it will make more financial sense for him to wait until next summer when he can sign a five-year, $108 million deal. Aldridge said it makes most...
Via Thacover2
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge Wants to be the Best Blazer Ever

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge is coming off the best season of his career, and he isn’t planning on taking his talents elsewhere anytime soon. Despite refusing to sign a contract extension this summer, Aldridge has made it clear he wants to remain a Blazer, according to Joe Freeman. LaMarcus Aldridge tells The Oregonian he will not sign a contract extension with...
Via Standing O Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t expect LaMarcus Aldridge to accept max extension just yet

Big-time Money, Big-time Player. LaMarcus Aldridge has been through numerous phases during his eight years with the Portland Trail Blazers. He went through a rebuild his first few seasons, a revival soon after, another rebuild during the post-Brandon Roy (and post-Greg Oden) era and now he’s experiencing the current resurgence alongside Damian Lillard. That’s a roller coaster...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
20 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge Offered Max Contract Extension

Looks like the Trail Blazers are ready to show LaMarcus Aldridge just how much he is apart of the team’s future by breaking the bank on him. Its being reported by Yahoo! Sports that Blazers management traveled to L.A to present Aldridge with a max contract offer.   Allen and Olshey met with Wasserman Media Group agents Thad Foucher and Arn Tellem to lay out the max contract...
Via Overtime
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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