Aldridge has a history of minor heart issues dating to his rookie season. In April 2007 while with Portland, Aldridge was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. The condition is an electrical abnormality of the heart that can cause dizziness and rapid heartbeat. Aldridge underwent an ablation procedure to correct the ailment at the time, and missed the final nine games of the Trail Blazers’ season.
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Nick DePaula: At 6:36 AM today I received a text: “Vanessa Bryant did not renew contract. Kobe and Nike are done.” I’ve been working since to confirm what this means ahead for the Nike / Kobe Bryant partnership. As of right now — there is no ongoing contract for future Kobe releases. pic.twitter.com/5vuyQg6Gw6