Kawhi Leonard (concussion protocol) is questionable for tomorrow night's Spurs-Hawks game. LaMarcus Aldridge, Dejounte Murray (left groin) and Tony Parker (back stiffness) remain out.
Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge will be sidelined indefinitely after an occurrence of minor heart arrhythmia, the Spurs announced Saturday morning. “All parties have concluded that at the current time it is best for Aldridge to refrain from play until further tests and examinations are completed,” according to a statement provided by the team. “The Spurs will provide updates as appropriate.”
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.
Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge will not play against the Philadelphia 76ers because of a sore right knee. San Antonio is already without Pau Gasol, its starting center, who underwent surgery Jan. 20 to repair a broken left ring finger. Gasol broke his fourth metacarpal Jan. 19 while warming up before the Spurs' home game against Denver. The 7-footer was expected to miss four to six weeks due to the injury.
Marc Stein: ESPN sources say Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, due to a recent finger/hand injury, has also removed himself from Olympic consideration.
April 19, 2021 | 2:49 pm EDT Update
JD Shaw: The NBA and NBPA have announced the following agreement on free agency: pic.twitter.com/njuhBMJGuO
Basketball-Reference: De’Aaron Fox is on track to be the first @Sacramento Kings player to average 25+ PPG and 7+ APG since Tiny Archibald averaged 34 & 11 for the Kansas City-Omaha Kings in 1972-73 stathead.com/tiny/Brhbk pic.twitter.com/2YFHVHU5Bd
April 19, 2021 | 2:42 pm EDT Update
Sarah K. Spencer: Rookie Onyeka Okongwu on Clint Capela: “Literally today, I asked Clint how he gets all those rebounds he gets. There’s players who are taller than him, but he manages to snag 20 boards every other game. I told him, I’m amazed.”