Category: LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge Believes Trail Blazers Will Recover From Rough Stretch

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

At this point in the NBA season, nothing is going to ever surprise me. In the past week we've seen Oklahoma City lose to Washington and the Miami Heat lose to Milwaukee at home, so it's pretty clear anything can happen. And to Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge, it seems fair to ...

LaMarcus Aldridge doesn’t Consider himself an NBA star Just Yet, believes Portland has a chance to finish first in Western Conference

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The Portland Trail Blazers haven't exactly been blessed with a ton of a luck when it comes to draft picks. The news of Brandon Roy's retirement was a crushing blow to the Trail Blazers and Greg Oden obviously hasn't been able to stay healthy and live up to his No. ...

Tyson Chandler on Jason Kidd and Peja Stojakovic: “They got in the hot tub time machine.”

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

The Dallas Mavericks took care of business at home. Now the challenge becomes taking their NBA Playoffs first-round series on the road to Portland, where road teams won just 11 of 41 games this season. Many weren't sure Dallas would even be in this position. A rocky finish to the regular ...

After Adding Two More Years to His Contract, Nate McMillan Hopes to Make Portland a Contender

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Are the Portland Trail Blazers a team that can make a run at a ring this season? I doubt it. But I also doubt they are a team that anybody in the West really wants to face in the first round of the playoffs. Portland is hanging on to a playoff ...

No Brandon Roy, No Problem. LaMarcus Aldridge Picking Up the Slack for the Blazers

Monday, January 31st, 2011

The Portland Trail Blazers have had to deal with a number of injuries this season, but despite losing Brandon Roy, Marcus Camby, and of course Greg Oden for stretches at a time, Portland is still sitting in a playoff spot in the Western Conference at 25-22. The reason for it ...

The Trail Blazers Are Playing Great Heading Into the Playoffs

Friday, April 9th, 2010

The Portland Trail Blazers are one of the hottest teams in the NBA right now and are in a tough playoff race for the last three spots in the Western Conference.  On any given night, Portland, Oklahoma City and San Antonio can fluctuate from the sixth, seventh or eighth spot ...

Brandon Roy: Andre Miller Brings The Leadership I Need

Monday, August 10th, 2009

I know the money is just stupid, but in sports terms, Brandon Roy deserved every dollar of that 5-year, $80 million extension.  He is a franchise player, he lives for those fourth quarter moments, and he will always be his team's number one option.  This three year trial run since ...