Video: Pop, Aldridge take a walk in L.A.

As if San Antonio Spurs fans need to be teased more about free agent LaMarcus Aldridge and his possibility of joining the Spurs, comes video of him with coach Gregg Popovich, Ime Udoka, and Sean Marks in L.A. as the courting of the big man continues. There’s still no word on any decision from […]
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What’s Next For The Toronto Raptors In Free Agency?

No one knows for sure what LaMarcus Aldridge is thinking these days, but counting on him for next season definitely requires a really practical backup plan and if Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri’s focus on obtaining tough two-way players continues, he may still have options he likes in free agency without winning the LA sweepstakes.
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Report: Three NBA teams achieve separation in LaMarcus 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...
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Spurs, Suns Are Front-Runners for LaMarcus Aldridge

The NBA free agency period has been extremely busy, but there haven’t been any names that have been talked about more than LaMarcus Aldridge. He is the biggest free agency prize of the 2015 class, and almost every team with enough cap space has been doing everything they can to sign him. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, the San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns are...
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Spurs, Suns Considered Frontrunners For LaMarcus Aldridge

The San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns have emerged as the frontrunners to sign LaMarcus Aldridge. Aldridge has also considered the Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers. The Suns' position has improved following the signing of Tyson Chandler and their meetings. The Spurs and Lakers were considered the favorites heading into the process.
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Spurs’ Utah, Las Vegas 2015 Summer League Rosters

While the San Antonio Spurs’ chase for LaMarcus Aldridge is still in pursuit, with the latest news being a photograph of Head Coach Gregg Popovich and Aldridge having lunch together in Los Angeles, the rest of the organization still has to prepare for the Utah and Las Vegas Summer League, which kick off Monday, in […]
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PHOTO: Popovich having lunch with Aldridge Friday?

Friday afternoon, there was a report that indicated San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich was seeking a second meeting with free agent forward LaMarcus Aldridge. With the Aldridge sweepstakes going in all sorts of different directions, it seems the ‘TMZ’ type of aspect of the chase has entered the dynamic, as this photo taken […]
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Boston Celtics News & Notes From July 3: DeAndre Jordan To Mavs?; LaMarcus Aldridge To Narrow List; Phil Pressey Concerned About Future

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Detroit Pistons: First moves of free agency

The Detroit Pistons made their first moves of the free agency period yesterday, acquiring four new players in the process. The Pistons reached a verbal agreement with Aron Baynes on a three-year, $20 million contract. Then came a rather one-sided trade: Morris Suns get: Detroit’s 2020 second-round pick Pistons get: Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger The Suns...
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Aldridge, Jordan Remain Ahead Of Schedule With Decision Compared To Previous Years

The opening days of the 2015 NBA free agency have progressed at an unprecedented pace. Deals have rarely been agreed upon as quickly as they have this season, which has made the decisions of LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan appear to linger. But with both players expected to make a decision over the weekend, they have moved fairly quickly through the process. The below list shows...
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Robin Lopez Agrees To Four-Year, $54M Deal With Knicks

The New York Knicks and Robin Lopez are finalizing a four-year, $54 million agreement. Lopez agreed to a deal on Thursday evening contingent on DeAndre Jordan not signing with the Knicks. Only an improbable change of heart from Jordan stands in the way of the deal between Lopez and the Knicks. The Knicks have also targeted LaMarcus Aldridge and Greg Monroe this offseason and Lopez...
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Report: Gregg Popovich Wants Second Meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge

Power forward LaMarcus Aldridge is nearing a decision to end his free-agent status, but one suitor would like another chance to speak with him. According to John Canzano of The Oregonian, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is seeking a second meeting with Aldridge. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich looking for another meeting w LaMarcus Aldridge today or tomorrow, per source...
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Could Markieff Morris Be Next on the Trading Block for the Phoenix Suns?

PHOENIX, AZ – FEBRUARY 23: Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics greets former teammate Markieff Morris #11 of the Phoenix Suns following the NBA game at US Airways Center on February 23, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Celtics defeated the Suns 115-110. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to...
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Report: Popovich seeks second meeting with Aldridge; Hammon, Hardy to coach Spurs’ Summer League team

According to John Canzano, a columnist for the Oregonian, per his source, San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich is seeking a second meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, whom, nine NBA teams are interested in signing. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich looking for another meeting w LaMarcus Aldridge today or tomorrow, per source. — John Canzano (@johncanzanobft)
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LaMarcus Aldridge not ‘wooed’ by Lakers second presentation

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsLaMarcus Aldridge met with the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday, but was reportedly not impressed with their presentation and how Kobe Bryant envisioned they would play together. On Thursday, Aldridge gave the Lakers a second chance to pitch him on their basketball ideas.  However, they still couldn’t convince him L.A. was his best option. From...
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LaMarcus Aldridge Indecision Creates Hope And Issues

So LaMarcus Aldridge can’t make up his mind. The experts all think he should just sign with the iconic Spurs and the rational is sound, but it hasn’t happened yet. There must be a reason and it’s probably centered squarely in the Eastern Conference. The Toronto Raptors presentation impressed Aldridge and playing in the East has to sound a whole lot better than spending the...
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Lakers apologize for first, get second meeting with Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge reportedly left his first free agency meeting with the Los Angeles feeling underwhelmed, but he apparently respects the franchise enough that he was willing to give it another shot. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports that Aldridge granted the Lakers’ request for a second meeting on Thursday night, and the team spent the entire 90...Read More
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Jim Buss has caused a mess in LA

A lot of Lakers fans have given up hope. Jim Buss has failed to assemble a legitimate championship contending team in Los Angeles, and has instead assembled two of the worst seasons in franchise history. Now, of course it isn’t all his fault. He isn’t responsible for Kobe being injured, Dwight running out of town with his tail tuck between his legs, or Carmelo Anthony returning...
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Wesley Matthews Agrees in Principle to Contract with Mavericks

Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY SportsWesley Matthews is without question one of the more intriguing free agents on the free agent market, and he received a huge contract offer from the Sacramento Kings. Unfortunately, he has decided to turn it down and sign elsewhere. According to a report from David Aldridge, Matthews has agreed in principle to a deal with the Dallas Mavericks. Wes...
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Report: Quincy Acy receives interest from Spurs

While the LaMarcus Aldridge sweepstakes are still in full swing and can go in a number of directions, the San Antonio Spurs still have to look for depth to fill their roster, and according to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Wednesday, the Spurs were
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Phoenix Suns: Tyson Chandler Signing Grade

(April 17, 2015 – Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… In what should not be a surprise at this point, Phoenix Suns GM Ryan McDonough caught everyone off guard.  Big man Tyson Chandler was in the meeting with the Suns when they bid for free agent LaMarcus Aldridge before anyone even knew Chandler had signed with the...
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Carroll doesn’t just bring skill to Toronto; he brings relevance

Earlier this week when the news broke that LaMarcus Aldridge was going to meet with the Toronto Raptors as part of his free agency tour, it was easy to scoff at the notion that he would actually consider a pitch from such an off-the-board organization. Toronto, a perenially anonymous franchise playing in an outpost city in a “foreign” country has never been invited to wine...
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Brewery offers Aldridge free beer for life if he stays a Blazer

While LaMarcus Aldridge is currently weighing offers from teams on where to continue his career, a Portland Brewery is offering an incentive for Aldridge to stay in the area. Breakside Brewery is enticing Aldridge to stay with free beer for life as well as a signature beer. Hey @aldridge_12 do you like beer? If you...Read More
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It Shouldn’t be Surprising NBA Stars are Ignoring the Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers draft pick D’Angelo Russell, right, and general manager Mitch Kupchak pose for photos during a news conference, Monday, June 29, 2015, in El Segundo, Calif. Russell, the No. 2 NBA draft pick, was joined by fellow draftees Larry Nance Jr. and Anthony Brown. (Mandatory credit: AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Don’t get it twisted, this is not an excuse to bash the Los...
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LaMarcus Aldridge Giving Los Angeles Lakers Another Shot

LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the Portland Trail Blazers attempts a free throw against the Phoenix Suns on March 27, 2015 at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Mandatory Credit: Barry Gossage/Getty Images) Free agent LaMarcus Aldridge was not blown out of the water by anything the Los Angeles Lakers had to say on Tuesday night after NBA free agency opened up shop. It seemed that...
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