LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 3 Days
Aldridge scored 23 points (10-21 FG, 3-3 FT) with 14 rebounds and a steal in 33 minutes during Monday's win over the Spurs.
With Tim Duncan not in the lineup for San Antonio, Aldridge took full advantage of the younger players in the Spurs' front court. It's his second double-double in a row, and 13th of the season.
LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 8 Days
Aldridge scored 10 points (3-14 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 3-4 FT), with nine rebounds, two blocks and one assist in 38 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Timberwolves.
The Trail Blazers were stunned by the struggling Timberwolves, and Aldridge simply couldn't buy a basket on Wednesday. This was the story for pretty much the entire team, as they shot 38.8% from the field. Expect Aldridge to bounce back, as this was simply an off night for the talented big man.
LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 11 Days
Aldridge had a double-double against the Knicks on Sunday night. He scored 24 points (9-19 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 6-8 FT) with 11 rebounds and one assist.
Over the last seven days Aldridge is averaging 28 points, 13 rebounds, two assists and one block per game. He is playing great basketball - just make sure you keep him in your lineup.
LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 14 Days
Aldridge made just seven of his 21 shots Thursday night in a win over the Pacers, but still scored 18 points and had yet another double-double, pulling down 13 rebounds.
Aldridge has always been a high-volume shooter, so the number of attempts shouldn't be surprising, but his percentage was low compared to what he's done this season. He now has a double-double in seven consecutive games, and has 11 on the year.
LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 16 Days
Aldridge scored 39 points (16-30 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 7-9 FT), with 11 rebounds, two blocks and one assist in 38 minutes during Tuesday's win over the Nuggets.
Aldridge was simply dominant. The big men on the Nuggets had no answer for him, and he put up the type of game that fantasy owners dream of.
LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 22 Days
Aldridge scored nine points (3-18 FG, 3-6 FT), with 14 rebounds, three blocks and two assists in 35 minutes during Wednesday's win over the Hornets.
Aldridge still posted a solid stat line, so we shouldn't be too beaten up by this game. Have no fear though, as Aldridge will bounce back for fantasy owners, as he's truly a double-double machine.
LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 24 Days
Aldridge scored 33 points (13-20 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 6-7 FT) to go along with 11 rebounds and three assists in 34 minutes Monday against Philadelphia.
It should come as little surprise that Aldridge had his way against a terrible Philadelphia team. He is having an excellent season as he is averaging 22.2 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks a game.
LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 25 Days
Aldridge was the best player on the floor tonight, and was able to take advantage of an unexperienced Boston front court. He double-doubled in the win, finishing with 20 points (7-21 FG, 6-7 FT), 14 rebounds, two assists, and a block in 37 minutes.
This was Aldridge's fourth double-double this year, and he's come close three other times as well. The addition of a three-point jumper has helped make him into an even more versatile asset and one that fantasy owners have enjoyed cashing out on thus far. Continue to start him with confidence as Portland is on a roll to begin the year.
LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 1 Month
Aldridge (illness) scored 22 points (9-18 FG, 4-4 FT) with nine rebounds, two assists and a steal in 37 minutes during Monday's win over the Pelicans.
He didn't seem slowed by his respiratory illness, just missing his fourth double-double of the season. Aldridge's rebounds have been down so far, but he should get back to averaging nearly 20 points and 10 rebounds a night soon enough.
LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C POR 1 Month
Aldridge (illness) is suiting up Monday against the Pelicans, the Blazers' official site reports.
Aldridge will merely miss one game due to an upper respiratory illness, but his hands will be full against the froncourt beast that is Anthony Davis. Although Aldridge's typical line may not come to fruition, he should put up at least 20 points, which he's accomplished in seven of nine appearances this season en route to 21.9 per game.