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Meyers Leonard finally makes summer league debut for Trail Blazers

Meyers Leonard finally makes summer league debut for Trail Blazers

The third-year center finishes with seven points in 21:22 after missing the first two games of summer league with a shoulder injury.

Did LaMarcus Aldridge make the right decision to withdraw name from USA Basketball? (poll)

LaMarcus Aldridge will not be participating in the FIBA World Cup in Spain this summer. Did he make the right decision?
Blazersedge Jul 14, 2014

Sizing Up LaMarcus Aldridge's Desire To Be Best Blazer Of All-Time

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge -- who turned down a three-year, $55 million extension last week in favor of the five-year, $108 million maximum contract he'll be eligible for next summer -- told The Oregonian he hopes to be the best player in franchise history by the time he retires. Will Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler eventually relinquish the throne to Aldridge as the Blazers' best player ever? Sandwiched between the Blazers' free agent signings of center Chris Kaman and guard Steve Blake early last week, All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge told The Oregonian's Joe Freeman...
Blazersedge Jul 14, 2014

Blazers F LaMarcus Aldridge Withdraws From USA Basketball's 2014 FIBA World Cup Player Pool

Portland Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge has opted not to play for USA Basketball during the 2014 FIBA World Cup. USA Basketball announced on Monday that Portland Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge has opted to withdraw from consideration for the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Aldridge and teammate Damian Lillard had been both included in a group of roughly 20 players to be considered for the competition, formerly known as the World Championships, which will be held in Spain in September. Lillard is still committed to competing for a roster spot. That process starts...
Damian Lillard, LaMarcus Aldridge praise Trail Blazers' addition of Chris Kaman

Damian Lillard, LaMarcus Aldridge praise Trail Blazers' addition of Chris Kaman

The Blazers' All-Stars think Kaman's experience and scoring punch will be a valuable addition to the team's second unit next season.

LaMarcus Aldridge pledges to sign contract extension with Trail Blazers next summer, says he wants to be 'the best Blazer ever'

Aldridge told The Oregonian he will pass on a contract extension offer this summer and sign one next offseason, when he can sign a five-year deal worth $108 million.
Rip City Project Jul 8, 2014

LaMarcus Aldridge Declines Contract Extension, Wants to Make History

Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge has decided not to sign a contract extension this summer, according to Joe Freeman of the Oregonian. This news comes as a surprise to no one, since by waiting for one year Aldridge can sign a five-year $108 million deal instead of the three-year $55 million deal that […] LaMarcus Aldridge Declines Contract Extension, Wants to Make History - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazersedge Jul 8, 2014
Freeman: Blazers F LaMarcus Aldridge To Pass On Contract Extension This Summer

Freeman: Blazers F LaMarcus Aldridge To Pass On Contract Extension This Summer

Portland Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge will reportedly wait until next summer to sign his next contract. Joe Freeman of The Oregonian reports on Twitter that Portland Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge will not sign a contract extension this summer, deciding to wait until 2015 instead. Aldridge said it makes most sense financially to wait because he can sign for more years (5) and make more money ($108 million) next year. Aldridge: "I'm happy to stay (in Portland), happy to be here, happy with the direction the team has gone the last year or 2. But I just...
Northwest Sports Beat Jul 2, 2014

Don’t expect LaMarcus Aldridge to accept max extension just yet

NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers Blogger Bryant Knox breaks down why we shouldn't expect to see LaMarcus Aldridge accept a contract extension this summer. Despite following a great season that saw L.A. and Damian Lillard take down Dwight Howard, James Harden and the Houston Rockets in the playoffs, the All-Star would be smart to wait one year before signing a new contract in NBA free agency.
Blazersedge Jun 30, 2014

Portland Trail Blazers: How to Value LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge's contract status will take center stage for the Portland Trail Blazers over the next 12 months. Will he accept an early extension? How valuable is he to the team? As we take a breath between the draft and the opening of free agency, time to address a couple LaMarcus Aldridge questions... Dave, Since the Blazers offered LaMarcus Aldridge a maximum extension, do you think he'll accept?  Wouldn't he be proving his loyalty? Phil He'd be showing way more than that. Mostly a penchant for gambling. Storyteller penned a great piece for us a few weeks ago detailing how...
Rip City Project Jun 27, 2014

LaMarcus Aldridge Offered Max Contract: Will he take it?

The Portland Trail Blazers officially offered a maximum contract extension to franchise power forward LaMarcus Aldridge. The 3-year, $55 million extension is dwarfed by the 5-year, $108 million extension the Blazers can offer next year, when Aldridge becomes an unrestricted free agent. Both the Blazers and Aldridge have, by all accounts, been committed to one […] LaMarcus Aldridge Offered Max Contract: Will he take it? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Paul Allen, Neil Olshey woo All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge with max contract presentation

Paul Allen, Neil Olshey woo All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge with max contract presentation

The Blazers' owner and general manager presented a contract extension proposal to LaMarcus Aldridge's representatives last week.
Blazersedge Jun 26, 2014

Wojnarowski: Blazers Present Max Contract Offer To F LaMarcus Aldridge

The Portland Trail Blazers have reportedly presented a max contract offer to All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports that the Portland Trail Blazers have presented a max contract offer to All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge. Owner Paul Allen and general manager Neil Olshey formally presented the representatives of three-time All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge a maximum contract extension in Los Angeles last week, league sources told Yahoo Sports. ...With only a remote chance that Aldridge will agree to the three-year, $55.5 million extension afforded...
SLC Dunk Jun 26, 2014

The Downbeat #1389- We've Waited Like 200 Days for Today

The Draft Day Edition Will we or won't we trade up in the draft today?  I don't know.  Stay tuned.  But you know what question hasn't been asked enough?  What happened in the past when teams did trade up?  Was it good?  Bad?  Let's invetigate Gareth Keenan style. 1. Orlando trades #1 Chris Webber  to Golden State for #3 Anfernee Hardaway and 3 future draft picks (Keon Clark, Laron Profit and Mike Miller) 2. Chicago trades #2 Lamarcus Aldridge and future 2nd round pick (Demetris Nichols) to Portland Trailblazers for #4 Tyrus Thomas and Victor Khryapa3.  Seattle Supersonics trade...

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