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LaMarcus Aldridge
PPG RPG APG
23.6 10.2 1.9
Team: PortlandHeight: 6-11 Born: 7/19/1985
Position: F-CWeight: 260 Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
College: TexasDraft: 1st Round 2nd pick by Bulls (2006)


Latest News
Jan. 29 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST9:51 UAE06:510:51 ET11:51 PM CT3:51 - Aldridge had 38 points - one off his season high - in Wednesday's loss at Cleveland.
Analysis: So much for his thumb injury. Aldridge has scored a combined 64 points in two games since deciding to put off surgery.
Jan. 25 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:440:44 ET11:44 PM CT3:44 - Aldridge had 26 points and nine rebounds Saturday against the Wizards.
Analysis: This was Aldridge's first game since announcing he had decided to put off thumb surgery. He generally looked like his usual self, but the real test will be if he can continue to perform at this level despite the ligament injury in his left thumb.
Jan. 22 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET1:44 GMT9:44 6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST5:44 UAE (+1)02:4420:44 ET7:44 PM CT23:44 - The Trail Blazers say that Aldridge has decided to put thumb surgery on hold and play in Portland's game Saturday night against the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: Aldridge announced on Thursday that he would need surgery to repair a ligament in his left thumb and was expected to miss from six to eight weeks. But just hours before the game against the Wizards the Blazers announced on Twitter that the three-time All-Star would play.
Jan. 20 9:03 AM PT10:03 AM MT11:03 AM CT12:03 PM ET17:03 GMT1:03 10:03 AM MST12:03 PM EST21:03 UAE18:0312:03 ET11:03 AM CT15:03 - Aldridge exited in the second quarter with a left thumb injury Monday.
Analysis: Portland coach Terry Stotts said the status of Aldridge, who leads the team with averages of 23.5 points and 10.4 rebounds per game, was "under further review."
Jan. 20 6:11 PM PT7:11 PM MT8:11 PM CT9:11 PM ET2:11 GMT10:11 7:11 PM MST9:11 PM EST6:11 UAE (+1)03:1121:11 ET8:11 PM CT0:11 - Aldridge won't play in Wednesday night's game against the Phoenix Suns because of a left thumb injury.
Analysis: Aldridge hurt his thumb in the second quarter of the Blazers' 98-95 victory against the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. X-rays following the game were negative. The Blazers said that the 6-foot-11 power forward was evaluated by a specialist on Tuesday and an MRI is scheduled for later in the week. There is no timetable for his return, the team said. Aldridge leads the Blazers (31-11) with averages of 23.5 points and 10.4 rebounds per game.
Jan. 18 10:00 PM PT11:00 PM MT12:00 AM CT1:00 AM ET6:00 GMT14:00 11:00 PM MST1:00 AM EST10:00 UAE07:001:00 ET12:00 AM CT4:00 - Aldridge finished with 32 points and nine rebounds in a loss at Memphis on Saturday.
Analysis: Aldridge is averaging 31.0 points and 9.7 rebounds in his last three games.
Jan. 15 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET5:55 GMT13:55 10:55 PM MST12:55 AM EST9:55 UAE06:550:55 ET11:55 PM CT3:55 - Aldridge had 37 points and 12 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to the Clippers.
Analysis: Aldridge, who missed his season high by two points, went 14 of 28 from the floor.
Dec. 31 9:56 PM PT10:56 PM MT11:56 PM CT12:56 AM ET5:56 GMT13:56 10:56 PM MST12:56 AM EST9:56 UAE06:560:56 ET11:56 PM CT3:56 - Aldridge returned after missing two games to lead Portland past Toronto on Tuesday.
Analysis: Aldridge scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the victory.
Dec. 22 3:16 PM PT4:16 PM MT5:16 PM CT6:16 PM ET23:16 GMT7:16 4:16 PM MST6:16 PM EST3:16 UAE (+1)00:1618:16 ET5:16 PM CT21:16 - Aldridge returned from an upper-respiratory illness in Tuesday's win over Oklahoma City.
Analysis: He had 25 points and nine rebounds, though he was just 9 of 28.
Dec. 20 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT3:58 - Aldridge recorded one of the best games of his season Friday in Portland's triple-overtime win over San Antonio.
Analysis: He scored 32 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and had five steals. He's in the midst of another phenomenal season.
Dec. 5 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET5:14 GMT13:14 10:14 PM MST12:14 AM EST9:14 UAE06:140:14 ET11:14 PM CT3:14 - Aldridge had 18 points and 13 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Indiana Pacers 88-82 on Thursday night.
Analysis: The four in a row is nice but Aldridge hurt his fantasy owners by missing 14 of 21 shots, many from close range.
Dec. 3 10:04 PM PT11:04 PM MT12:04 AM CT1:04 AM ET6:04 GMT14:04 11:04 PM MST1:04 AM EST10:04 UAE07:041:04 ET12:04 AM CT4:04 - Aldridge scored a season-high 39 points and set up the winning basket on a pass inside to Robin Lopez with 1.3 seconds left, helping the Portland Trail Blazers rally for a 105-103 win over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Aldridge also had 11 rebounds for his fifth double-double in six games. He's averaging 24.3 points and 12.5 boards over that stretch.
Dec. 1 11:10 PM PT12:10 AM MT1:10 AM CT2:10 AM ET7:10 GMT15:10 12:10 AM MST2:10 AM EST11:10 UAE08:102:10 ET1:10 AM CT5:10 - Aldridge had 26 points and a season-high 15 rebounds to pace the Portland Trail Blazers in a 107-93 victory Sunday night over the shorthanded Minnesota Timberwolves.
Analysis: Aldridge, scoring 21.4 points per contest, had a combined 28 in his previous two games. He's averaging 12.8 rebounds in his last five games.
Nov. 25 10:13 PM PT11:13 PM MT12:13 AM CT1:13 AM ET6:13 GMT14:13 11:13 PM MST1:13 AM EST10:13 UAE07:131:13 ET12:13 AM CT4:13 - Aldridge scored a season-high 33 on 13-of-20 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds for his fifth double-double in Monday's win at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Aldridge is averaging 10.7 rebounds over his last six games after grabbing 7.1 rebounds per game through his first seven contests.
Nov. 24 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET5:33 GMT13:33 10:33 PM MST12:33 AM EST9:33 UAE06:330:33 ET11:33 PM CT3:33 - Aldridge scored 20 and tied a season high with 14 rebounds in Sunday's win at Boston.
Analysis: Aldrige, who was 7 of 21 from the field, is shooting a career-low 45.0 percent. He's still a stud with 21.3 points and 8.6 rebounds a game, though.
Nov. 22 10:13 PM PT11:13 PM MT12:13 AM CT1:13 AM ET6:13 GMT14:13 11:13 PM MST1:13 AM EST10:13 UAE07:131:13 ET12:13 AM CT4:13 - Aldridge had 16 points and nine boards Friday.
Analysis: Facing a team that famously bypassed him in the draft, Aldridge didn't produce All-Star numbers since the Bulls turned in a humiliating and pathetic effort. It's a tough blow for fantasy owners.
Nov. 16 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET5:14 GMT13:14 10:14 PM MST12:14 AM EST9:14 UAE06:140:14 ET11:14 PM CT3:14 - Aldridge returned Monday for Portland and had 22 points and nine rebounds.
Analysis: Aldridge sat out Saturday with an upper respiratory illness.
Nov. 9 7:35 PM PT8:35 PM MT9:35 PM CT10:35 PM ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST7:35 UAE (+1)04:3522:35 ET9:35 PM CT1:35 - Aldridge had 28 points and nine boards Sunday.
Analysis: Aldridge is a shining star averaging 22.9 points for the Blazers.
Nov. 7 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST9:12 UAE06:120:12 ET11:12 PM CT3:12 - Aldridge had 20 points and seven rebounds in Thursday's win over Dallas.
Analysis: Aldridge is averaging just 6.2 boards after pulling down a career-best 11.1 per game last season. He should pick it up sooner than later.

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