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LaMarcus Aldridge Biography

LaMarcus Nurae Aldridge is an American professional basketball player with the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Aldridge was drafted 2nd overall in the 2006 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls, only to have his draft rights traded to the Portland Trail Blazers. The Bulls acquired the pick from the New York Knicks in the 2005 Eddy Curry trade. Aldridge was one of six players named to the 2007 NBA All-Rookie first team. Aldridge increased his play in his sophomore year, with career highs in points, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals, and finished third in voting for the Most Improved Player award. In late October, Aldridge signed a five year, $65 million contract extension with Portland.   Aldridge was awarded the NBA Player of the Week twice, for January 17–23 and February 7–13. He scored a career-high 42 points against the Chicago Bulls on February 7, 2011. On March 2, Aldridge received his first NBA Player of the Month award. Aldridge came second in voting for the Most Improved Player award behind Kevin Love. LaMarcus Aldridge was voted to the All-NBA Third Team with 135 votes. In 2012, Aldridge was named as a reserve on the Western Conference all-star team.  

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NBA Western Conference Finals 2016/17, Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs: 5 takeaways from Game 1
NBA Western Conference Finals 2016/17, Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs: 5 takeaways from Game 1
What will decide the rest of the NBA Western Conference series between the Warriors and the Spurs? Find out here.
The San Antonio Spurs have what it takes to reach the 2017 NBA Finals
The San Antonio Spurs have what it takes to reach the 2017 NBA Finals
Though the super team seems unbeatable, the San Antonio Spurs are the best chance that the NBA have to stop the Golden State Warriors
The legend of the San Antonio Spurs and their unknown players
The legend of the San Antonio Spurs and their unknown players
How have the San Antonio Spurs managed to be the most successful franchise for 20 years?
NBA 2016-17 Season: 8 must-watch matches you cannot afford to miss
NBA 2016-17 Season: 8 must-watch matches you cannot afford to miss
With a number of stars changing teams, this season will feature some prominent matchups to circle on your calendar.
7 NBA teams which could upset the Golden State Warriors/Cleveland Cavaliers
7 NBA teams which could upset the Golden State Warriors/Cleveland Cavaliers
These 7 teams are the ones to keep an eye on to disrupt a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals rematch.
2016 NBA Playoffs: Kevin Love powers Cavs into Eastern Conference finals; Durant stars in big win for Thunder
2016 NBA Playoffs: Kevin Love powers Cavs into Eastern Conference finals; Durant stars in big win for Thunder
A look at the results from the Playoffs on Sunday night.
2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavs take commanding 3-0 lead; Spurs retake home court advantage
2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavs take commanding 3-0 lead; Spurs retake home court advantage
Match report of the couple Game 3's on Friday night.
2016 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Hawks take 2-0 lead with dominating home wins
2016 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Hawks take 2-0 lead with dominating home wins
Both Playoff games on Tuesday were blowouts.
NBA Coach Of The Year: 2015-16
NBA Coach Of The Year: 2015-16
A rundown on the best coaches this year in the NBA in the 2015-16 regular season
Predicting this season's All-NBA first and second teams
Predicting this season's All-NBA first and second teams
A look at the best players who played the NBA regular season this year.
NBA Sunday recap: Warriors tie 1995-96 Bulls record with win No. 72, Pacers clinch Playoff spot
NBA Sunday recap: Warriors tie 1995-96 Bulls record with win No. 72, Pacers clinch Playoff spot
Golden State Warriors finally wins a regular season game in San Antonio.
NBA Thursday round-up: Warriors lock up home court advatage, Suns dent Rockets' playoffs hopes
NBA Thursday round-up: Warriors lock up home court advatage, Suns dent Rockets' playoffs hopes
Warriors keep the 73 win dream alive, Atlanta Hawks strengthen their grip on the third seed in the East.
NBA Saturday round-up: Spurs register franchise record 64th win, Pacers and Pistons win key games
NBA Saturday round-up: Spurs register franchise record 64th win, Pacers and Pistons win key games
Only five games on Saturday but a couple of teams clinched playoff spots.
NBA Friday recap: Warriors and Spurs continue dominance at home, Rockets pick up important win
NBA Friday recap: Warriors and Spurs continue dominance at home, Rockets pick up important win
Friday night's action had a lot of impact on the standings. Check out match reports and analysis of the big games here.
San Antonio Spurs 87-79 Golden State Warriors: 5 talking points
San Antonio Spurs 87-79 Golden State Warriors: 5 talking points
Analysis and breakdown of the talking points from the Spurs-Warriors game.
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