What to make of the Spurs extending LaMarcus Aldridge

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Bruno Passos and J.R. Wilco discuss the Aldridge extension and other question marks for San Antonio’s season. Bruno Passos and I had an opportunity to join Mike Prada’s Limited Upside NBA Podcast to preview the San Antonio Spurs 2017-18 season, and the first thing he asked us about was the Spurs extending LaMarcus Aldridge’s contract. But we didn’t stop there, …

San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus Aldridge dominates the 2017 preseason

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LaMarcus Aldridge was the San Antonio Spurs top performer during preseason play. Can he carry it over to the regular season? On Friday, the San Antonio Spurs wrapped up their preseason schedule against the Houston Rockets on the road. The Spurs won, 106-97, to finish 3-2 in exhibition play. LaMarcus Aldridge had his best performance […] San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus …

San Antonio Spurs: RC Buford Comments on LaMarcus Aldridge Rumors

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San Antonio Spurs General Manager RC Buford shot down the LaMarcus Aldridge trade rumors, hours after they flooded the newswire. The San Antonio Spurs appeared all throughout the rumor mill, despite having a quiet NBA Draft. Most notably, it came from talk of LaMarcus Aldridge’s future with the franchise, as he was reportedly being shopped for […] San Antonio Spurs: RC …

San Antonio Spurs: 2017 NBA Mock Draft with LaMarcus Aldridge Trade

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If the San Antonio Spurs trade into the NBA Draft with LaMarcus Aldridge, how could the top 10 look? The San Antonio Spurs have the No. 29 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, but they could add another first-round selection. That’s according to Sam Amico of FOX Sports, who says LaMarcus Aldridge is being […] San Antonio Spurs: 2017 …

San Antonio Spurs: Potential First Round Draft Targets

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With two draft picks in the upcoming draft, the Spurs scouting staff will have their hands full trying to decide which prospects to target in what is being described as one of the deepest draft classes in recent history If the recent LaMarcus Aldridge injury scare identified anything for this team, it’s that the big-man rotation […] San Antonio Spurs: Potential …

Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge sacrifices numbers for winning.

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  TORONTO – Vindication might be too strong a word, but San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge appreciated his fifth All-Star appearance. “It means a lot because honestly I didn’t know if I’d get in without the same numbers,” he said. Aldridge left the Portland Trail Blazers in the offseason and signed a four-year, $84 million contract with the Spurs. This is …

San Antonio Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge Was Wise To Shut Down His Social Media Accounts.

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LaMarcus Aldridge recently decided to shut down his Twitter and Instagram accounts, and this was so wise. NBAplayers already have to deal with difficult questions from the media on a daily basis, and it certainly doesn’t help their stress level to continue getting abuse when they’re online. Ever since Aldridge closed his social media accounts, he has almost been a …

Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge Stepping-Up At Right Time.

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San Antonio Spurs LaMarcus Aldridge in just three games in February has been playing lights out. His play is coming at the right time with Tim Duncan sidelined with a knee injury. Aldridge helped lead the Spurs to their 27th consecutive win this season at home as they defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 110-97 on Wednesday. The Spurs power-forward just …

Don’t touch LaMarcus Aldridge’s stereo or he will judo chop you.

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  LaMarcus Aldridge is featured in an episode of Real Fan Life at The Players’ Tribune. He talks about what kind of car a rookie should get and how the Spurs are more concerned with the extra pass than any car competition, why he wears number 12, he calls out a former teammate for driving a beater, and he talked about …

ZOOMING IN: ALDRIDGE’S 5 BLOCKS VS. BUCKS.

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AT&T CENTER – “Team defense was very good. LaMarcus (Aldridge) and Tim (Duncan) were really good under the bucket, and LaMarcus had five blocks,” said San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich Wednesday, after his team held the Milwaukee Bucks to 70 total points, in a 25-point blowout win for San Antonio. “When he (Aldridge) does that that makes it really …

Postgame Wrap: Aldridge returns to Portland, helps Spurs beat Blazers.

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PORTLAND, Ore. – It was an emotional night for LaMarcus Aldridge, as he made his return to Portland, but when it was all said and done, the Spurs made it easier, beating Trail Blazers, 113-101 on Wednesday at Moda Center.Aldridge led the team with 23 points, while Kawhi Leonard chipped in with 20 points and seven rebounds, but it was …

The good and the bad of LaMarcus Aldridge trying to fit in.

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  There’s no question signing LaMarcus Aldridge was a coup for the Spurs. Aldridge is one of the best two-way players in the NBA, he’s 30 years old and allows the Spurs to, at the very least, continue winning 50-plus games the next few seasons as Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili decline. Many stat geeks are quick to point out …

Aldridge working overtime to improve.

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Two weeks after he raised eyebrows by shooting for 90 minutes after a preseason game, LaMarcus Aldridge was at it again Friday, working overtime with two bottom-of-the-roster players following practice. Looking more like a guy trying to retain his job than a high-priced free agent acquisition, Aldridge tirelessly ran through plays with Boban Marjanovic and Jonathon Simmons under the watch …