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SFGate

Warriors’ JaVale McGee cleared for Game 3 vs. Spurs

SAN ANTONIO — Warriors center JaVale McGee has been cleared to play Game 3 of the first round Thursday night against the Spurs. McGee, who has started both games of these playoffs, sustained a left quad contusion in Monday’s Game 2 win over San Antonio. In 19 minutes, he had 10 points, seven rebounds, two assists, one block and two steals. But McGee struggled to contain LaMarcus Aldridge, who punished him inside, posting 34 points and 12 rebounds. The only other players on Golden State’s injury report for Game 3 — Stephen Curry (left MCL sprain) and...

SFGate

Warriors’ JaVale McGee questionable for Game 3 with quad contusion

SAN ANTONIO — Warriors center JaVale McGee is listed as questionable for Game 3 of the first round Thursday against the Spurs with a left quad contusion. McGee, who has started both games of these playoffs, sustained the injury in Monday’s Game 2 win over San Antonio. In 19 minutes, he had 10 points, seven rebounds, two assists, one block and two steals. But McGee struggled to contain LaMarcus Aldridge, who punished him inside, posting 34 points and 12 rebounds. The only other players on Golden State’s injury report for Game 3 — Stephen Curry (left...

ClutchPoints

LaMarcus Aldridge will not talk about Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard’s concluded end of the season hasn’t done much to stop the imminent questions of his distance from the organization, reportedly in New York rehabbing his injury instead of with the San Antonio Spurs during this important playoff stretch. Asked about his fellow star teammate, big man LaMarcus Aldridge didn’t have many words to […] The post LaMarcus Aldridge will not talk about Kawhi Leonard appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pounding The Rock

An open letter to whoever was responsible for that LaMarcus Aldridge billboard

San Antonio needs you again. Last October, you paid for a billboard that featured San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge, which to us appeared to emerge out of thin air. One day, there was an advertisement for cosmetic surgery, the next there was this: VIDEO: The @aldridge_12 Mystery Billboard at I-10 & 410 !@ChrisDuel investigates...https://t.co/RAWEiZFxMj pic.twitter.com/AJRcaXeubl— 1200 WOAI (@1200WOAI) October 5, 2017 You chose an image that did not include the Spurs logo or the word Spurs, or even show Aldridge’s face. The Spurs did not take credit for the visual....

Blazer's Edge

Aldridge, Spurs Hand Blazers Third Straight Loss

Damian Lillard returned from injury to score 33 points, but former Blazers made life tough for the current squad. The Portland Trail Blazers traveled to San Antonio tonight to try to lock up home court in the first round of the playoffs, but former Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs had other ideas, downing the Blazers 116-105. San Antonio entered the game with the third best home record in the NBA and Portland’s All-Star Damian Lillard was a game time decision with an ankle injury. Lillard was given the green light to play,, but a 28-point effort from Aldridge and a...

Pounding The Rock

In The Bonus: The importance of home court for the Spurs postseason

Playoff picture and Spurs both coming into focus for this week’s staff round-table. This season has been a crazy one. This past week, Spurs lost two road games, but beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets at home. In that span, LaMarcus Aldridge has continued to be the rock on which this season’s Spurs have landed. But Dejounte Murray’s development and Manu Ginobili’s inability to play anything but all-out have the Silver & Black looking like formidable contenders for the first round of the playoffs. Future rounds can and will be determined by rampant injury throughout...

Pounding The Rock

LaMarcus Aldridge leaves game vs. Wizards with knee contusion

Aldridge left the game in the second quarter and didn’t return. LaMarcus Aldridge had to leave the game the Spurs were playing against the Wizards in the second quarter and was ruled out for the night. He suffered what has initially been diagnosed as a left knee contusion. INJURY UPDATE: LaMarcus Aldridge (left knee contusion) will not return to tonight's game.— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) March 28, 2018 Aldridge was having another standout performance before having to leave the court. He had 13 points, four rebounds and two assists in 17 minutes of play. Unfortunately, late in the...

ClutchPoints

LaMarcus Aldridge ruled out of game with knee contusion

All things considered, the San Antonio Spurs are doing an admirable job of staying in playoff contention despite going through a carousel of injuries to their key players. Any other team with health issues as serious as that of the Spurs, they would have been eliminated by now. That being said, the Spurs can’t afford […] The post LaMarcus Aldridge ruled out of game with knee contusion appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Spurs news: LaMarcus Aldridge day-to-day after MRI on injured knee

The San Antonio Spurs have already been missing Kawhi Leonard for the season, and one player they simply cannot afford to be without is LaMarcus Aldridge. Unfortunately, Aldridge appeared to suffer a minor knee injury against the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night and did not return to what was eventually a Spurs loss. According to […] The post Spurs news: LaMarcus Aldridge day-to-day after MRI on injured knee appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pounding The Rock

Injury Update: LaMarcus Aldridge “questionable” for tomorrow’s game

Not the best news, but also far from the worst. The Spurs injury report for tomorrow’s nationally televised clash with the Oklahoma City Thunder has been released. LaMarcus Aldridge (left knee contusion) is listed as “questionable”, and Kawhi Leonard (return from injury management) is still out. LaMarcus Aldridge (left knee contusion) is questionable for tomorrow’s Spurs-Thunder game. Kawhi Leonard (return from injury management) is out. pic.twitter.com/V6NbsL4DDL— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) March 28, 2018 The good news is Aldridge’s injury isn’t too serious if it’s...

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Aldridge injured as Wizards beat Spurs to snap losing streak

WASHINGTON — Accustomed by now to playing without their best player, the Washington Wizards put on another clinic of team basketball before they get five-time All-Star John Wall back.Seven players scored in double figures as the Wizards beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-106 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak in the middle of a tight Eastern Conference playoff race. San Antonio lost for just the second time in eight games but may have been dealt a more serious blow with a left knee injury to star LaMarcus Aldridge."We are at a point if LaMarcus gets a cough, a cold, we are in...

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Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge to have MRI on injured left knee

WASHINGTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge will have an MRI on his injured left knee, with the San Antonio Spurs hoping they won't be forced to try to make the playoffs without another star player. Aldridge left the Spurs' 116-106 loss to the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night with a bruised left knee, the latest blow in a season that has included Kawhi Leonard being limited to nine games with a nagging quadriceps injury. Aldridge is the biggest reason San Antonio's season hasn't been derailed by Leonard's absence — and a tough schedule ahead makes the matchup-nightmare center's status worth...

ClutchPoints

Scott Brooks pokes fun at Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat in post-game quote

Scott Brooks had perhaps the best quote of his Washington Wizards coaching career, spry from finally taking the thorn off his back following three straight losses before a bounce-back 116-106 win over the San Antonio Spurs. The Wizards benefitted from an injury to LaMarcus Aldridge, who sat out the remainder of the game, but were […] The post Scott Brooks pokes fun at Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat in post-game quote appeared first on ClutchPoints.

LaMarcus Aldridge All-Star Reserve | Best Highlights 2017-2018

LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs (6th All-Star selection): He is averaging team highs of 22.3 points and 8.7 rebounds, his highest marks in three seasons with San Antonio. The Spurs have now had at least one player selected to 20 consecutive All-Star Games, the N

Klay Thompson comments on block on LaMarcus Aldridge | NBA on ESPN

Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson calls turnover after block on San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge "karma." ✔