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It was Blazers 103, Wizards 96 on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Moda Center. It was another comeback win for Portland, this one fueled emotionally and physically by LaMarcus Aldridge, playing hurt, and playing on into the foreseeable, if tenuous, future. The message from Aldridge, who wanted to play, and the Blazers, who, knowing full well their history with theirâ...
Via Oregon Sports News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge Likely To Have Double Recovery Time By Waiting On Surgery

LaMarcus Aldridge could miss the start of training camp next season by delaying his thumb surgery. Although Aldridge is not risking his long-term health by playing with a torn ligament, a specialist in the field said he could now be facing a recovery that will take twice as long -- up to three or four months. Dr. Steven Shin, a hand/wrist surgeon at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Off Surgery, Will Play Saturday

In an astonishing twist, Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has decided to put off thumb surgery and will suit up for the team’s game against the Washington Wizards Saturday night. Portland had originally announced on Thursday night that the power forward was expected to miss six-to-eight weeks after tearing the radial collateral ligament in his left thumb. At that...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Sink Or Swim Time For The Portland Trail Blazers

Minutes before tip-off of the Trail Blazers match up against the Boston Celtics, Portland announced that the diagnosis of LaMarcus Aldridge’s thumb injury was a little worse than thought. Portland Trail Blazers PR tweeted, “MRI confirms Portland F LaMarcus Aldridge has a radial collateral ligament tear in left thumb. He will undergo surgery; out for 6-8 weeks.” Losing one of...
Via Oregon Sports News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge Out 6-8 Weeks - Thumb Surgery

The Portland Trail Blazers will be without LaMarcus Aldridge for a while, after the All-Star had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his thumb.  Aldridge injured his thumb on Monday, banging it against DeMarcus Cousins knee.  The Blazers will have to turn to Chris Kama, Thomas Robinson and Meyers Leonard to fill the hole.  Kaman is the only one you want to own in fantasy...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge Thumb Injury Causes Him To Miss Up To Two Months

LaMarcus Aldridge thumb injury forces Portland to lose their superstar for 6-8 weeks. ESPN reports that Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge thumb injury issues will cause him to miss the next six to eight weeks. The hopeful all star suffered the injury on Monday against the Sacramento Kings  tearing the radial collateral ligament in his left thumb. An MRI on Thursday...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge out 6-8 weeks with thumb injury

Portland Trail Blazer big man LaMarcus Aldridge will undergo surgery on his left thumb after he injured it in Thursday’s game against the Phoenix Suns. The team lost that game 118-113 and it looks like they’ve lost Aldridge for almost two months now. #Blazers say MRI reveals that LaMarcus Aldridge has a radial collateral ligament tear in left thumb. He will have surgery, missâ€...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge Injury Update: Out Wednesday, No Return Timetable

LaMarcus Aldridge injury concerns spells bad news for Portland Trail Blazers fans. reports that the LaMarcus Aldridge injury to his left thumb will keep him out of Wednesday’s game vs. the Phoenix Suns. The Trail Blazers all star will be seeing a specialist and getting a MRI on his thumb later in the week with no current timetable for his return. Hopeful to be named...
Via Basketball Bicker
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured LaMarcus Aldridge to skip Trail Blazers' trip to Phoenix

Losing LaMarcus Aldridge never is an ideal situation, but the Portland Trail Blazers have fared pretty well without the star big man this season. Their depth on the front line is part of the reason they're not panicking now. Aldridge won't travel with the Blazers as they look to win in Phoenix for the first time in seven trips and snap the Suns' overall six-game home winning streak...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Serge Ibaka, LaMarcus Aldridge ejected for scuffle

Serge Ibaka and LaMarcus Aldridge were ejected from the end of the Trail Blazers-Thunder game on Tuesday night after getting into a scuffle in the final minute. Portland beat Oklahoma City 1115-111 in overtime, but the two big men mixing it up was the story of the final period.
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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