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Power Ranking Portland Trail Blazers 2014-15 roster by position

How do they rank? Point guard. Shooting guard. Small forward. Power forward. Center. The Portland Trail Blazers, like all 30 NBA teams, have them, but which position ranks the best on the roster entering the 2014-15 season? When ranking these positions, a few things come to mind. First is past production. What did the players at each spot do last season, and what has each player...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Preview Spotlight – LaMarcus Aldridge

The middle of September is usually about three things in the American sports world: the NFL, college football, and the MLB pennant race. Even with pro football’s ongoing and mounting troubles regarding the mental health of it’s players, as long as there is gambling and fantasy football, it will have a place in the sports world–though I don’t like it. But this won’t be about...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roundtable: Which All-Star caliber player (if any) is joining the Celtics in 2015?

The third edition of our roundtable series is here, and today's question is:Which All-Star caliber player (if any) will be joining the Celtics in 2015?Check out the answers from five CelticsLife writers below. Mike DyerGreg Monroe. To be honest, Monroe is more of a guess than anything. But here's what I'm comfortable saying: If the Celtics retain Rajon Rondo, he will...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Call To The Hall: LaMarcus Aldridge

(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) We’ve hit the dog days of the NBA summer.  All the big name free agents have been snatched up.  Summer league is over.  Training camps are still weeks away.  So now is the perfect time to reminisce a bit over current NBA players’ career accomplishments to see if they are Hall of Fame worthy or not.  Next up: LaMarcus Aldridge   LaMarcus Aldridge...
Via Hoops Manifesto
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: 5 Bold Predictions For 2014-15

The Portland Trail Blazers are coming off of an exciting season last year, and are poised to take another step forward in the Western Conference. They were extremely happy with the improvement that Damian Lillard made, and once again were given an impressive season by power forward LaMarcus Aldridge. It will be interesting to see […] Portland Trail Blazers: 5 Bold Predictions For...
Via NBA Draft Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge best highlights from 2013-14 NBA season

LaMarcus Aldridge had a career season last year. He averaged 23.2 points and 11.1 rebounds for the 2013-14 season. Aldridge had two 30-20 games and put up back-to-back 40-plus-point games in the playoffs. The NBA put together a highlight video of his banner campaign right here: When it comes to the best power forwards in the league, LaMarcus Aldridge is definitely in that conversation...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ever-Evolving Era Of The Big Three And How It Relates To The Portland Trail Blazers

When Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen teamed up in Boston, I remember how much of a novelty it was around the league. ESPN and the rest of the media covered their every move for a while as they billed them as the next dynasty. In 2008 they won the only championship the group won together, the 17th for the Celtic franchise. Fast forward to 2010; LeBron James and Chris Bosh...
Via Oregon Sports News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers X-factor in 2014-15 NBA season

Who Will Step Up? When it comes to the Portland Trail Blazers, you know what you’re going to get out of the starting lineup. Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge will be the go-to options on offense, Wesley Matthews and Nicolas Batum will impact the perimeter on both ends of the floor and Robin Lopez will do the dirty work so the rest of the crew doesn’t have to. The...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Brandon Roy

Man, what if. A Lillard-Aldridge-Roy Big Three? Unstoppable. Just imagine how formidable the Portland Trail Blazers would be if, in addition to their star tandem of Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge, they had the likes of Brandon Roy on the wing. A potent scorer who posted nightly averages of 19.1 points per game in 2007-08, 22.6 per game in 2008-09, and 21.5 per game in 2009...
Via The League News
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers could look to acquire David West?

The Indiana Pacers are still in shock following the horrific leg injury that Paul George suffered last Friday night, and are still deciding what to do in the aftermath of the injury. They have been rumored to be pushing hard to sign Shawn Marion, but they have also considered making some trades and trying to break up the core of the team and start over. If the Pacers do decide to...
Via Sports-Glory
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: A Look Ahead To 2015 Free Agency

Portland Trail Blazers: A look Ahead To 2015 Free Agency By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… The Portland Trail Blazers weren’t very busy during free agency this past summer. With limited cap space and roster room and unable to work out a deal amenable to both sides with Mo Williams, they had just two (bench) roster spots to fill – which they did, signing Chris Kaman...
Via HoopStuff
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Waiting for the Love trade, that won't include Boston

As Crowded House once said "Don't dream it's over", but I think it is over for Boston in the Love sweepstakes. It was a nice "dream" for the past month or so. But now back to reality. Maybe it was a way to sale more tickets? Maybe it was a genuine attempt by Ainge and Wyc to put the Celtics in contention again. The fireworks backfired, and Ainge is missing...
Via Celtics Today
July 19, 2014  |  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
July 17, 2014  |  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
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Blake signs two-year deal with Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers and Steve Blake have reached agreement on a two-year, $4 million contract, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Yahoo Sources: Steve Blake reaches agreement on two-year deal to return to the Portland Trail Blazers. http://t.co/mxK88IkmTV — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 10, 2014 Blake, 34, agreed to take the Blazers’ biannual exception...
Via Sports-Glory
July 10, 2014  |  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
July 09, 2014  |  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
July 09, 2014  |  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
July 09, 2014  |  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
July 08, 2014  |  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
July 08, 2014  |  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 BlackSportsOnline
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge Plans To Sign Extension With Blazers Next Summer

LaMarcus Aldridge will not sign a contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers this offseason, but he plans to do so next summer. Aldridge said he believes it will make more financial sense for him to wait until next summer when he can sign a five-year, $108 million deal. "I'm happy to stay (in Portland), happy to be here, happy with the direction the team has gone...
Via RealGM
July 08, 2014  |  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
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers interested in Josh McRoberts

The Portland Trail Blazers are coming off of a very exciting season, and are looking to add more depth to their roster to make another run next season. According to a report from Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com, the Blazers are interested in signing free agent power forward Josh McRoberts. McRoberts was a key piece for the Charlotte Hornets last season, and took big steps towards proving...
Via Sports-Glory
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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