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LaMarcus Aldridge
LaMarcus Aldridge
Position: F-C
Born: 07/19/85
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:237 lbs. / 107.5 kg.
Salary: $19,689,000
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The Spurs never trailed, led by 23 at the end of the first quarter and by 43 early in the fourth. “It was one of those we had a great night and they had one of their bad nights,” said Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, whose team shot 60.9 percent. “We’ve been there before. It happens to everyone.” Aldridge finished 18 of 23, burying every defender the Thunder sent in his path. Not long after knocking down his third-quarter 3-pointer, Aldridge put in a preposterous left-handed scoop while tripping over Enes Kanter. “I ended up making some plays that I probably won’t make next game,” Aldridge said.
Aldridge said playing alongside plus-defensive players like Leonard, Tim Duncan and Danny Green has helped unleash his inner stopper. “Pop is a very defensive-minded guy,” Aldridge said. “So I think knowing that I have guys behind me like Tim and Kawhi and Tony (Parker) that have Pop on them too just makes it easier for me.” If Aldridge is key to the Spurs’ erasure of Randolph now, that has its roots nearly a decade ago in Portland. Randolph was 25 then, in the midst of a career season that would nevertheless see him traded to New York in the summer of 2007.