LaMarcus Aldridge

LAMARCUS ALDRIDGE (SAS)

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#12•L. ALDRIDGE

F/C • 6’11, 260 lbs; 14th year, Texas

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NBA ROLE: STAR, INSIDE-OUT 4/5

 

A veteran, All-Star power forward, LaMarcus Aldridge is (sort of) a bridge from Tim Duncan’s era to this new, reinvented version of Spurs basketball; LMA is a living example of your classic, “gimme a bucket” big – high-release, midrange jumper is impossible to defend, has stretches where he’s unguardable in the mid-post; 1000 ways to score: Aldridge is strong w/ his back to the rim, facing up & after screening for a guard (loves quick turnarounds/giving his man a couple jab steps before launching); has moved the ball better in SA but overall, LMA passes less than Stacy Patton* if he catches it in his spot; dominating in San Antonio as a go-to option – a matter of time before (more) playoff success?

 

*Stacy Patton, portrayed by the late, great Malik Sealy in the 1996 cult classic ‘Eddie’, did not like giving up the ball


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MORE ON "LMA"

  • Career: 19.6 points/game, 8.4 rebounds/game, 49% FG

  • 2x All-NBA Second Team ('15, '18)

  • 3x All-NBA Third Team ('11, '14, '16)

  • 7x All-Star ('12-'16, '18-’19)

  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2007)

  • (FACTORY SETTING) NBA 2K19 RATING: 88