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Aldridge erupts for 56 as Spurs outlast Thunder in 2OT thriller

Jan 11, 2019 - 4:19 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge delivers an epic performance as the Spurs overcome Russell Westbrook's triple-double effort

Aldridge records double-double as Spurs thrash Sixers

Dec 18, 2018 - 2:06 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge spearheads a fine all-round offensive display from San Antonio

Five underrated NBA players who deserve more of your attention

Mar 29, 2018 - 7:14 PM

These 5 players are stepping up and are playing out of their minds

UNDERRATED. LaMarcus Aldrige and the San Antonio Spurs are in a comfortable position to make the playoffs. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Aldridge steps under Durant in another risky closeout

May 17, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Kevin Durant s right foot lands on LaMarcus Aldridge s left foot but he escapes unscathed – unlike Kawhi Leonard two days earlier

'EXTRA STEP.' LaMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Durant are involved in a Game 2 closeout play similar to that of Kawhi Leonard and Zaza Pachulia, which ended with Leonard injured. Screengrab from Bleacher Report's Facebook

Spurs hammer Rockets, advance to meet Warriors in West finals

May 12, 2017 - 1:21 PM

The Spurs blow out the Rockets in Game 6 without Tony Parker or Kawhi Leonard to book a ticket to face Golden State

HOT SPURS. The Spurs send a message with a 39-point walloping of MVP candidate James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs down Grizzlies to gain ground on Warriors lead

Mar 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The San Antonio Spurs move within two games of the NBA leading Golden State Warriors record

SCORING TOUCH. LaMarcus Aldridge sprinkles 23 points on the Memphis Grizzlies in a home victory, cracking the 15,000 point barrier in the process. File photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge out indefinitely with heart ailment

Mar 12, 2017 - 4:26 AM

There s no time table yet for LaMarcus Aldridge to return to the court as he s set for further tests and examinations

SIDELINED. LaMarcus Aldridge will be out of action due to a minor heart arrhythmia, the team announced. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Mavs beat Spurs in San Antonio for first time since 2010

Jan 30, 2017 - 1:32 PM

The Dallas Mavericks beat their Texas rivals on the road for the first time since November 2010

STREAKED. Seth Curry scored a career-high 24 points in the win over the San Antonio Spurs. File photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Aldridge spurs San Antonio past Raptors

Jan 25, 2017 - 12:33 PM

In other NBA action D Wade leads Chicago past Orlando Blake Griffin returns for the Clippers against Philadelphia and the Washington Boston rivalry opens a new page

Aldridge leads short-handed Spurs over Suns

Dec 29, 2016 - 3:10 PM

The Spurs big man finishes with 27 points as his team wins without Kawhi Leonard

LOS LOBBERS. LaMarcus Aldridge was feeling it on Saturday night. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs honor Tim Duncan's jersey retirement with win over Pelicans

Dec 19, 2016 - 12:36 PM

Spurs players sport 21 on their socks to honor the big man who led the team to 5 NBA championships

HONORED. Tim Duncan and his children watch on as his jersey number 21 is raised to the rafters. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs stay unbeaten on the road in Washington

Nov 27, 2016 - 12:20 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge scores 24 as the Spurs move to 10 0 on the road

ROAD WARRIORS. The San Antonio Spurs continued their dominance on the road. File photo by Rob Carry/Getty Images/AFP

Kawhi Leonard's double-double pushes Spurs over struggling Heat

Nov 15, 2016 - 4:08 PM

Leonard leads the Spurs in an 94 90 win over the Miami Heat

SPUR OF THE MOMENT. Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the Spurs' win. File photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs sitting pretty with 3-0 lead over Hawks, Spurs take 2-1 lead

May 07, 2016 - 2:59 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers are one win away from sweeping Atlanta while the San Antonio Spurs regained control of their series against Oklahoma City

SOARING HIGH. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in a great position over the Atlanta Hawks. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

NBA: Spurs storm past Thunder in series opener

May 01, 2016 - 12:46 PM

The Spurs lead by as many as 43 points as LaMarcus Aldridge scores a season high 38 points

Spurs sweep Grizzlies, to face Thunder or Mavs next

Apr 25, 2016 - 9:10 AM

The Spurs are the first team to reach the semifinals as LaMarcus Aldridge posts a double double

ON TO THE NEXT. Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs breezed past the Grizzlies. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Spurs spank Grizzlies to keep pace with Warriors

Mar 26, 2016 - 3:29 PM

The Spurs have tied the 95 96 Bulls for the longest home winning streak to start a season

HOME STREAK. The San Antonio Spurs are still undefeated at home. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

WATCH: LaMarcus Aldridge throws down over-the-rim alley-oop

Mar 20, 2016 - 11:49 AM

The San Antonio Spurs are more than just a technically sound team They can put on a show too

LOS LOBBERS. LaMarcus Aldridge was feeling it on Saturday night. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

LIVE BLOG: San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors

Jan 25, 2016 - 5:48 PM

It s the matchup between the two clear cut best teams in the NBA this season

Spurs rout Nets to equal best start in franchise history

Jan 12, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The Spurs improve to 33 6 matching the team s best 39 game start

ROUT. LaMarcus Aldridge (left) leads San Antonio's rout of Brooklyn to climb to a 33-6 record. File Photo by MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA

Spurs top Celtics for milestone win by Duncan, Parker, Ginobili

Nov 02, 2015 - 3:25 PM

Tim Duncan Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili post their record 541st win together and record the most victories by a threesome in NBA history

WINNING TRIO. The Spurs' Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker are now the winningest threesome in NBA history. They are seen here in this file photo posing with their championship rings in 2014. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Aldridge boosts San Antonio Spurs as aging Big 3 makes last stand

Oct 26, 2015 - 4:33 PM

Tim Duncan Tony Parker and Manu Ginobli haul their aging bodies back for another punishing NBA season with the San Antonio Spurs

ONE LAST HURRAH. Former Portland Trail Blazer LaMarcus Aldridge joined the aging San Antonio Spurs in a big off-season pick-up. File photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs-Bulls, Pelicans-Warriors highlight NBA opening day

Aug 13, 2015 - 8:12 AM

The NBA releases its full schedule with notably fewer back to back and 4 games in 5 nights stretches

What games should be on the NBA’s big days?

Aug 02, 2015 - 5:24 PM

What NBA games should be on Opening Night and Christmas Day?

LaMarcus Aldridge set to join the San Antonio Spurs

Jul 05, 2015 - 7:11 AM

Forward LaMarcus Aldridge has decided to return to his Texas roots and join the San Antonio Spurs

LA TO SA. LaMarcus Aldridge, who said last season he felt he was the best power forward in the league, will get a chance to play alongside the greatest power forward in history as he joins Tim Duncan and the Spurs. Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP

2015 NBA free agency tracker

Jul 01, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Get the latest news and updates on what s going on during the 2015 NBA free agency period

LeBron, Aldridge hot commodities as NBA free agency looms

Jun 30, 2015 - 5:13 AM

Free agency begins Wednesday with LeBron James and Kevin Love drawing plenty of attention but LaMarcus Aldridge and Marc Gasol more likely to make a move

LeBron James is once again an unrestricted free agent, which could exert pressure on Cleveland management to make the moves he wants from the team. File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

NBA wRap: Hawks, Griz go up 2-0; Spurs tie Clips

Apr 23, 2015 - 3:23 PM

Atlanta fends off Brooklyn Memphis claw down bang up Griz and a milestone night for San Antonio s Tim Duncan

ELITE. Tim Duncan scores 25 points in Game 2 and becomes 1 of only 5 players in NBA history to score 5,000 playoff points. Photo from the NBA's Official Facebook page

NBA wRap: Kyrie explodes, Clips take down Spurs

Apr 20, 2015 - 2:53 PM

Kyrie Irving finishes with 30 points in his playoff debut while the LA Clippers prove they can beat the defending champs San Antonio Spurs

Cleveland's Kyrie Irving (L) had a cool 30 points in his playoff debut while Chris Paul (R) and the rest of the Clippers show they have what it takes to beat defending champs Spurs. Photos from the NBA's Official Facebook page

Steph Curry bolsters MVP credentials with 45-point performance

Apr 10, 2015 - 3:54 PM

Curry who is bidding to win the league s MVP award broke his own NBA single season record of 272 threes set two seasons ago

SHARPSHOOTER. Stephen Curry hit 8 three-pointers, surpassing his own previous season record. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Aldridge on Shaq influence, growing with the Blazers

Mar 25, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge credits Shaquille O neal for his decision to stay in college for a few years before jumping to the NBA

Aldridge: ‘I feel like I’m the best power forward’ in NBA

Mar 25, 2015 - 2:30 PM

I’ve been pretty dominant this year so I feel like I’m the best power forward says LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge feels he is the best man playing the four position on the planet. Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP

NBA announces All-Star 2015 reserves

Jan 30, 2015 - 11:17 AM

A trio of Hawks lead the East All Star reserves as Tim Duncan makes his 15th NBA All Star appearance Replacement for injured west starter Kobe to be announced

The NBA 2015 All-Star game reserves. Images from NBA's Facebook page

NBA wRap: Mavs beat Spurs in Rondo's debut

Dec 21, 2014 - 5:07 PM

Rajon Rondo dishes his usual stat stuffing numbers while Monta Ellis went off for 39 points as the Mavs gave the Spurs its third straight setback

GETTING ALONG. Monta Ellis (L) and Rajon Rondo (R) play well to help the Mavs beat the Spurs. Photo from the NBA's Official Facebook page

NBA wRap: Lakers finally win a game

Nov 10, 2014 - 1:55 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers avoided surpassing their franchise record for most consecutive losses to begin a season by defeating the Charlotte Hornets

BACK IN BUSINESS. Kobe Bryant and the Lakers secured their first win of the season. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

NBA wRap: Rockets cool off Heat, Blazers wallop Cavs

Nov 05, 2014 - 4:32 PM

Harden nears a triple double as Rockets douse Heat Blazers overpower Cavs and another Thunder goes down This and more on this edition of the NBA wRap

FEAR THE BEARD. James Harden attacks an opening between the defense of Miami's Justin Hamilton and rookie James Ennis. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Blazers beat Spurs in Game 4 to prevent sweep

May 13, 2014 - 5:53 PM

Damian Lillard scored 25 points as the Portland Trail Blazers stayed alive in the NBA playoffs

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (L) in action against San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (R). Photo by Steve DiPaola/EPA

Lin scores 21 as Rockets stay alive with win over Trail Blazers

May 01, 2014 - 1:45 PM

Lin scored 21 while Dwight Howard dropped 22 and 18 rebounds to keep the Rockets alive LaMarcus Aldridge was held to just 8 points

ROCKETS TAKE OFF. Houston Rockets player Jeremy Lin (C) goes to the basket against Portland Trail Blazers players Robin Lopez (L) and LaMarcus Aldridge (R) during Game 5. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Sloppy play by San Antonio allows Mavs to even series

Apr 24, 2014 - 1:43 PM

San Antonio turned the ball over 24 times allowing the Dallas Mavericks to even the series 1 1

QUICK DRAW. Monta Ellis of the Dallas Mavericks puts up a shot over San Antonio's Marco Belinelli. Photo by Ashley Landis/EPA

Aldridge explodes for 46 as Blazers beat Houston

Apr 21, 2014 - 4:46 PM

All star forward Aldridge exploded for a Portland playoff record 46 points to lead the Trail Blazers to a 122 120 overtime win over the Houston Rockets

BLAZED. LaMarcus Aldridge lets out a growl after scoring two of his 46 points against the Rockets. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Durant set to spark West in NBA All-Star showdown

Feb 15, 2014 - 8:20 PM

NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant looks forward to Sunday s NBA All Star Game but is also excited about the United States prospects at this year s FIBA Basketball World Cup and the 2016 Olympics

ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN. Kevin Durant is looking forward to a big showing at this weekend’s NBA All-Star game. Photo by Eric Gay/EPA

Making the list: Rappler's NBA Western All-Star reserves

Jan 30, 2014 - 2:33 PM

Now that the All Star starters are in basketball writer Enzo Flojo picks the seven players he think should be on the Western Conference team s bench

MAKING THE CUT. Houston Rockets forward James Harden, shown during a game last May, is one of 7 players Enzo Flojo believes should be reserves on the Western All Star team. Photo by Aaron M. Sprecher

NBA: Rockets snap Blazers' 5-game win streak

Jan 21, 2014 - 4:02 PM

Chandler Parsons scored a season high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and seven assists as the Houston Rockets breezed past the Portland Trail Blazers 126 113 on Monday

TRAIL BLAZED. Dwight Howard, shown in a game against the Hawks earlier this year, had 24 points and 12 rebounds in Sunday's win over the Trailblazers. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA