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Oct 30, 2014
Rotoworld
LaMarcus Aldridge said he delivered an animated halftime speech that helped spur the Blazers to a 106-89 victory over the Thunder on Wednesday night.

Blazers season opener: At halftime, LaMarcus Aldridge provided a rare sight to teammates

The normally reserved captain said he "went off a little bit" in an effort to waken a slumbering Blazers team. It worked, as the Blazers turned a 54-49 deficit into a runaway victory over Oklahoma City.
Rotoworld Oct 30, 2014

LaMarcus Aldridge delivers halftime speech - LaMarcus Aldridge (F/C) Portland Trail Blazers

LaMarcus Aldridge said he delivered an animated halftime speech that helped spur the Blazers to a 106-89 victory over the Thunder on Wednesday night.

The Trail Blazers' all-time leading scorers, as LaMarcus Aldridge closes in on No. 2

Aldridge could pass Terry Porter for No. 2 as early as December.
Blazersedge Oct 30, 2014

Blazers vs. Thunder 106-89; Portland Stifles Oklahoma City

Blazers fight past the Thunder with a strong night from LaMarcus Aldridge. Facing a depleted Oklahoma City team, all Portland had to do was wait till their shooters got hot.  In the end, they accomplished that and more in a win over the Thunder on opening night. The teams traded early runs in the first quarter.  The Thunder took an early 12-2 run for a 16-4 lead, only to have the Blazers return the favor and take back the lead off a 7-0 run.  LaMarcus Aldridge had a fantastic first quarter, scoring 15 points on six of eight shooting.  Despite his efforts, the Thunder led by five after...

LaMarcus Aldridge to Dorell Wright: Complete Portland Trail Blazers roster rundown, preview (photos)

A look at each player, their salary, expectations and questions heading into the 2014-15 NBA season.

LaMarcus Aldridge says Trail Blazers 'know who we are' heading into season opener (video)

Says LaMarcus Aldridge of the 2014-15 Blazers: "I think every guy here understands we have to live in the moment and every guy here understands that we have a job to do."
Rip City Project Oct 27, 2014

LaMarcus Aldridge returns, loses trick shot contest to Damian Lillard

LaMarcus Aldridge was a limited participant in practice on Sunday, after missing the Trail Blazers’ final two preseason games with a groin injury. He is expected to return in time for the Trail Blazers’ season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, Oct. 29th. The goal right now is for Aldridge to take it […] LaMarcus Aldridge returns, loses trick shot contest to Damian Lillard - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Damian Lillard bests LaMarcus Aldridge in trick shot competition: Video

Aldridge hurled the ball to the other end of the practice court after he was bested by his All-Star counterpart.

LaMarcus Aldridge returns to practice as Trail Blazers shift focus to Oklahoma City

"We got three days left, just focusing on fine tuning things offensively and defensively," Aldridge said. "Trying to make sure things are looking sharp for us."
Blazersedge Oct 25, 2014

Final Preseason Game Recap: Blazers 99, Clippers 89

The Trail Blazers ended their 2014-15 preseason schedule tonight at 4-3, defeating the Los Angeles Clippers, 99-89, five days before the regular season kicks off in Portland. Game flow: Portland took care of the Clippers tonight in Los Angeles, 99-89, ending the 2014-15 preseason with a 4-3 record. The Blazers came out with their normal starting lineup, sans power forward LaMarcus Aldridge, who was out with a sore groin. Big man Chris Kaman started in Aldridge's place in the frontcourt, along with center Robin Lopez and forward Nicolas Batum, while guards Damian Lillard and Wesley Matthews...
Blazersedge Oct 25, 2014
Blazers vs. Clippers Final Score: 99-89, Portland Easily Beats Los Angeles

Blazers vs. Clippers Final Score: 99-89, Portland Easily Beats Los Angeles

Despite the absence of LaMarcus Aldridge, the Portland Trail Blazers looked ready for the regular season, easily handling the Los Angeles Clippers. The Blazers were led by Damian Lillard (21 points, 4 assists), Chris Kaman (13 points, 9 rebounds), and Meyers Leonard and Joel Freeland off the bench. The Blazers looked solid throughout the first half despite Aldridge's absence. Behind Lillard (18 first half points) and Kaman (13 points), Portland comfortably led through the entire half. In a surprise, Leonard had a solid offensive stretch, scoring 9 points, including a fast break dunk and a...
Blazersedge Oct 24, 2014

Gameday Thread: Blazers vs. Clippers

The Blazers are back in action Friday night, their preseason finale against the Los Angeles Clippers. It will be televised nationally on NBA TV. Injury Update: Steve Blake is back in action tonight, but LaMarcus Aldridge will sit due to groin injury. The Portland Trail Blazers take on the Los Angeles Lakers in the sixth game of preseason. The bad news is that this game is not being televised by any source available to Portland. The good news is the modification to the rules at the bottom, just for this game. Tip-off Time: 7:30 pmViewing options: NBA TVListening: Local radio,...
Rip City Project Oct 24, 2014

LaMarcus Aldridge injured, Steve Blake returns

LaMarcus Aldridge tweaked his groin against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, when attempting to steal the ball, The Oregonian’s Joe Freeman reports. Consequently, Aldridge sat out of the Trail Blazers’ Wednesday night game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Head Coach Terry Stotts rested nearly all the starters in that game, so Aldridge’s injury flew under […] LaMarcus Aldridge injured, Steve Blake returns - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers shootaround: Steve Blake returns, LaMarcus Aldridge will sit with groin injury

The Blazers' All-Star power forward will miss the team's final exhibition game with a groin injury; backup point guard Steve Blake returns to team illness.
Blazersedge Oct 24, 2014

LaMarcus Aldridge Will Not Play vs. L.A. Clippers in Blazers Final Pre-Season Game

The Blazers' Casey Holdahl reports that LaMarcus Aldridge is out with a sore groin. Casey Holdahl of the Blazers tweets that LaMarcus Aldridge will sit out tonight's final pre-season game versus the Los Angeles Clippers: LaMarcus @aldridge_12 (groin) will not play tonight versus Clippers — Casey Holdahl (@CHold) October 24, 2014 Aldridge says his groin is just "a little sore" and that he should be fine to play opening night vs. Thunder — Casey Holdahl (@CHold) October 24, 2014 Missing one pre-season game, or even all of them, is not a big deal. Over the course of 7 pre-season...

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