Rox problems vs Mavs: 1. Jones’ height guarding Dirk (LMA killed Jones last April. Motiejunas out.) 2. Rick Carlisle is the Mavs coach.
Aldridge Q1: 3 for 12; Q2: 4 for 6. 7 for 18 in the game with 15 points, 7 boards.
LaMarcus Aldridge in the 1st Q: 3-12 from field, 6 pts, 4 rbs, 2 TOs.
Blazers down 29-19 after 1. Aldridge 3-12 and trying to shake the rust off. Chandler has 11 points and 7 boards for Dallas.
Aldridge banks one in to beat the first quarter buzzer. Blazers trail 29-19 after Q1.
Aldridge banks in a 3 at the buzzer.
Major NBA theme tonight: teams care more about getting in a rhythm than rest. Guys who are banged up/old are playing: Millsap, LMA, Dirk...
LaMarcus Aldridge 0-6.
Aldridge 0-for-6 to start. Showing why he needed to play tonight to try and get his rhythm back.
All-NBA first team: G Curry, G Paul, F James, F Davis, C MGasol All-NBA second team: G Harden, G Westbrook, F Green, F Aldridge, C PGasol
All-NBA 2nd Team - F Kawhi, SA; F LaMarcus, Port; C Duncan, SA; G CP3, LAC; G Westbrook, OKC
LaMarcus Aldridge said he will play tonight vs. Dallas -- and expects to play "regular minutes."
Aldridge is probable tomorrow. Kaman is questionable. Batum and McCollum are OUT.
Full report : McCollum and Batum are out; Kaman is questionable; and Aldridge is probable for tomorrow vs. Dallas.
Aldridge is probable for Dallas, Kamas questionable, Batum, McCollum are out.
Portland F LaMarcus Aldridge (left foot sprain) is OUT for tonight’s game at OKC per Blazers
LaMarcus Aldridge out for tonight's game at OKC. Sprained left foot.
Per Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge (left foot sprain) is OUT for tonight's game vs Thunder.
Russ might go for 50 again tonight if Aldridge doesn't go.