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  1. The Value of Wesley Matthews to the Portland Trail Blazers, Dual Centers, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Blazers Edge

    ... picking up a guy like DeMar DeRozan , as great as his talent is. Let a defender shade farther in towards LaMarcus Aldridge's and Lopez's business and they have a tougher time operating. Clean looks and offensive rebounds--commodities on which the ...

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  2. What would it take for LaMarcus Aldridge to win MVP in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Rip City Project

    Dec 31, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge handles the ball while guarded by Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Now that we've gotten the knee-jerk response out of the way, let's examine this a little more closely.

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  3. What Are Portland Trail Blazers Fans Most Excited For In The 2014-15 Season?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Blazers Edge

    The Blazers rocketed from 33 wins in 2012-13 to a 54-win squad last year that went to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs behind the efforts of Damian Lillard, LaMarcus Aldridge and their supporting cast. What about this team has you most excited for the 2014-15 season? One week from today, the calendar will officially turn from summer to fall, and players will continue trickling into the Portland Trail Blazers ' Tualatin practice facility early as training camp kicks off at the end of the month.

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  4. Breaking Down Portland Trail Blazers Center Position for 2014-15 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | BleacherReport

    ... was largely the same, save for one addition. The Blazers finally had a decent contributor to pair with LaMarcus Aldridge in the frontcourt, who offered exactly what the team needed. Lopez's passing, defense and rebounding were the missing pieces to ...

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  5. Nicolas Batum's scoring outbursts indicate star potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Rip City Project

    ... Terry Stotts begins using Batum as more of a scorer in order to lighten the load for Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge , who knows how good the Trail Blazers can eventually be? Last season, Batum's season-high in points was 23 . He did it twice. ...

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  6. Nicolas Batum on three-point cold streak in FIBA World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Rip City Project

    ... is probably going to struggle from the arc. The French team has no Damian Lillard to feed him the ball; no LaMarcus Aldridge to draw the double team - Batum has to create for himself more often, and with increased resistance. The difficulty he has ...

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  7. What Is the Portland Trail Blazers Identity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Blazers Edge

    ... They understand what the numbers say about the power of the three-ball and the O-rebound. Aside from LaMarcus Aldridge's mid-range game--a poor statistical gamble mitigated by his massive talent and their floor-spreading capacity--the Blazers won't ...

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  8. Trail Blazers offseason twitter fun: Hashtags & MemesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Rip City Project

    Apr 30, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge smiles before game five of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The NBA offseason is unfortunately still upon us.

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  9. 6 Reasons the Portland Trail Blazers Might Do Worse in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Blazers Edge

    ... if a starter goes down or even runs through an extended slump? Who fills the shoes of Damian Lillard, LaMarcus Aldridge , Nicolas Batum , or even Wesley Matthews ? The contracts of LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews, Robin Lopez , and lesser players ...

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  10. New TV Deal with Turner, ESPN likely to increase NBA salary capRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Rip City Project

    ... of being able to keep the core together could be drastically more favorable than they would be otherwise. LaMarcus Aldridge is due an enormous payday from the Trail Blazers after this season, probably in the form of a contract worth $21 million per ...

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  11. Is the Trail Blazers core still too young to really contend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Rip City Project

    Dec 2, 2013; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge speaks with small forward Nicolas Batum , point guard Damian Lillard , center Robin Lopez and shooting guard Wesley Matthews during the fourth quarter of the game against the Indiana Pacers at the Moda Center. The Blazers won the game 106-102.

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  12. What Will the Future Bring for the Portland Trail Blazer Starters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Blazers Edge

    ... clean next summer. Portland's future already has some shape to it, though, even if specifics remain foggy. LaMarcus Aldridge will have the option to sign a maximum contract extension over the summer; Lillard will be due for a "super max" contract in ...

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  13. Video: LaMarcus Aldridge 2013-14 season highlightsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | InsideHoops

    Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge averaged 23.2 points and 11.1 rebounds per game last season.

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  14. Dennis Schroder Flashes Excellence in EuroBasket 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Soaring Down South

    Mar 5, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Atlanta Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder shoots over Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge during the second quarter at the Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports Dennis Schroder is finally turning into the point guard the Atlanta Hawks envisioned when they drafted him in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft.

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  15. Trail Blazers contention window & high profile spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Rip City Project

    Dec 31, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge congratulates small forward Nicolas Batum in action against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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  16. Trail Blazers' already top-tier offense may not have peakedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Rip City Project

    Dec 14, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews celebrates with forward LaMarcus Aldridge during the second quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center.

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  17. LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard: the Symbiotic Trail BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Blazers Edge

    ... wrote an article on how Damian Lillard's superstardom affects the Blazers . It got me thinking about LaMarcus Aldridge . He was in Brandon Roy's shadow for a number of years and is now enjoying the roll of the leader, best player and face of the ...

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  18. Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge Can Be NBA's Best Guard-Big Duo in 2014-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | BleacherReport

    ... remain largely active, and potentially at the forefront, of those talks is the Portland Trail Blazers ' LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian While you can certainly analyse combinations out on the wing like the Oklahoma City Thunder 's Kevin Durant and ...

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  19. Would USA Basketball have been good for LaMarcus Aldridge?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Blazers Edge

    As Team USA starts their FIBA World Cup bid in Spain on Saturday without a dominant power forward on the roster, you have to wonder: Did LaMarcus Aldridge make a mistake by leaving the team? In a summer that's seen All-Stars change teams, league-mandated front office changes and bickering amongst ex-teammates, the FIBA World Cup and Team USA are ... (more)

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  20. Trail Blazers Players in the 2014 FIBA World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Rip City Project

    ... than 20 minutes a game, would get the nod over Lillard but Team USA, without Kevin Love , Kevin Durant , LaMarcus Aldridge , and a host of others, needed size. Lillard being cut isn't too surprising, and he's handled it with his usual cool grace, ...

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