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Spurs drop preseason opener in Aldridge’s debut

The San Antonio Spurs dropped their preseason opener 95-92 to the Sacramento Kings inside Sleep Train Arena on Friday night, spoiling the debut of new forward LaMarcus Aldridge. Aldridge shot 3 for 10 and finished with eight points and three rebounds in 23 minutes. Kawhi Leonard led the silver and black with 16 points and […]
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A first look at how Portland will try and replace LaMarcus Aldridge

There's no "replacing" a four-time All-Star who leaves in free agency in the middle of his prime. That's just not possible. But an exceptionally steep uphill climb won't stop the Portland Trail Blazers from trying. They know LaMarcus Aldridge is special, but they still need to fill his void, some way or another.Here's a closer look at how they plan to do it, per The Oregonian:As...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

100 Best NBA Players- San Antonio Spurs

(Aug. 10, 2015 – Source: Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Senior Writer at Hoopstuff… With the season rapidly approaching, I’ve compiled a list of the NBA’s top 100 players. The following is an analysis of where members of the San Antonio Spurs ranked. PF LaMarcus Aldridge (Rank: 13th) Aldridge was the prize of free agency this offseason, and...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich makes LaMarcus Aldridge sit out practice

He has yet to even play in a single preseason game for his new team and already offseason San Antonio signee LaMarcus Aldridge is getting his first heavy dose of Spurs-related culture shock. The four-time All-Star missed Spurs’ practice on Tuesday with a strained IT band (which sounds like something you would find in a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three questions to consider for the San Antonio Spurs

As we hover near the NBA preseason, there are some questions that need to be addressed for the San Antonio Spurs. Winning is proclivity within their organization and will be for a very long time as they pulled all the right triggers to propel them as an elite team for the future. But some concerns still exist. So here are three major questions for this upcoming season. Will Tony...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich plans to coach beyond Tim Duncan era

There have been widespread rumors that San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was planning on calling it quits at some point soon.At 66 years old and with five NBA titles under his belt, the most successful coach of this era really doesn't have much more to prove to the masses. Though, the expectation that Pop would call it quits after Tim Duncan retired in order to avoid a...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Another look at how LaMarcus Aldridge can fit into San Antonio's offense

The biggest question San Antonio has entering training camp is "how will LaMarcus Aldridge fit into Gregg Popovich's offense?"It's a complicated question that nobody knows the answer to. Yet. On paper, Aldridge's skill-set doesn't mesh with the Spurs' self-sacrificial plan of attack. In Portland, he needed the ball in his hands to be successful. In San Antonio, life will be different...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge is ‘mentally drained’ after free agency

    There are plenty of people who believe that LaMarcus Aldridge had made up his mind about joining the San Antonio Spurs long before he took meetings with other teams. That may have been the case, but it hasn’t made adjusting to a new city any easier for the top prize of the 2015 free agency class. Aldridge, who spent the first nine seasons of his career with the Portland...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge chooses to sign with Spurs

One of the top free agents of this year’s class is reportedly on his way to the San Antonio Spurs. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Spurs will sign All-Star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge. Free agent LaMarcus Aldridge will sign with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 4, 2015   Wojnarowski...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Three teams achieve separation in Aldridge chase

LaMarcus Aldridge is taking his well-deserved time to make a decision about where he’ll sign in free agency. According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports, the power forward has essentially narrowed his choices to three teams: the San Antonio Spurs, Phoenix Suns and Portland Trail Blazers. The Spurs, Suns and Blazers have separated themselves in the chase for LaMarcus Aldridge, two...
Via Sportsnaut
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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