|Apr. 6 8:23 PM PT9:23 PM MT10:23 PM CT11:23 PM ET3:23 GMT11:23 8:23 PM MST10:23 PM EST7:23 UAE (+1)05:2323:23 ET10:23 PM CT2:23 - LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 18 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers clinched their first playoff appearance in three seasons with a 100-94 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night.
Analysis: Aldridge was a monster on the offensive glass, grabbing eight offensive rebounds. As a team, Portland finished the game with 52 points in the paint.
|Apr. 2 10:12 PM PT11:12 PM MT12:12 AM CT1:12 AM ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST9:12 UAE07:121:12 ET12:12 AM CT4:12 - Aldridge had 31 points and 15 rebounds as Portland beat the Los Angeles 124-112 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Aldridge played his best game since returning from a bruised lower back injury on March 27. Along with his scoring and rebounding, he also dished off six assists.
|Mar. 17 10:10 PM PT11:10 PM MT12:10 AM CT1:10 AM ET5:10 GMT13:10 10:10 PM MST12:10 AM EST9:10 UAE06:101:10 ET11:10 PM CT4:10 - Aldridge had 25 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a back injury, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Atlanta Hawks 100-85 on Thursday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Analysis: After a couple misses, Aldridge quickly found his shot in his return after missing seven games with a lower back contusion. He finished 9 of 21 from the field.
|Mar. 10 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET4:25 GMT12:25 9:25 PM MST11:25 PM EST8:25 UAE05:250:25 ET10:25 PM CT3:25 - Aldridge notched his 35th double-double and second in a row with 28 points and 12 rebounds in Sunday's loss to the Rockets.
Analysis: Aldridge was just 10 of 27 from the field and is shooting 39.2 percent in five games since missing five contests with a strained groin.
|Mar. 8 10:14 PM PT11:14 PM MT12:14 AM CT1:14 AM ET6:14 GMT14:14 11:14 PM MST1:14 AM EST10:14 UAE07:141:14 ET12:14 AM CT5:14 - Aldridge had 30 points and 17 rebounds in Friday's loss at Dallas, recording his 34th double-double.
Analysis: Aldridge was 13 of 28 from the field - not incredibly efficient, but certainly an improvement from his nightmarish 1-for-13, 10-point showing on Wednesday against Atlanta.
|Feb. 18 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST7:33 UAE (+1)04:3322:33 ET9:33 PM CT2:33 - Aldridge will be out for a week because of a left groin strain.
Analysis: The Blazers say their three-time All-Star will be reevaluated. He has been bothered by the injury since Portland's victory over the Timberwolves earlier this month. Aldridge is averaging 23.9 points and 11.4 rebounds this season.
|Jan. 29 10:39 PM PT11:39 PM MT12:39 AM CT1:39 AM ET6:39 GMT14:39 11:39 PM MST1:39 AM EST10:39 UAE07:391:39 ET12:39 AM CT4:39 - Aldridge finished with 27 points and 16 rebounds in a 98-81 loss to Memphis on Tuesday.
Analysis: Aldridge bounced back nicely after posting 10 points and 11 boards in a loss to Golden State in his prior outing.
|Jan. 24 10:36 PM PT11:36 PM MT12:36 AM CT1:36 AM ET6:36 GMT14:36 11:36 PM MST1:36 AM EST10:36 UAE07:361:36 ET12:36 AM CT4:36 - Aldridge had a career-high 44 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Trail Blazers to a 110-105 victory over Denver on Thursday.
Analysis: Aldridge has been superb during the Blazers' 6-2 run, averaging 30.6 points and 14.3 boards.
|Jan. 19 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET5:01 GMT13:01 10:01 PM MST12:01 AM EST9:01 UAE06:010:01 ET11:01 PM CT3:01 - LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points and 12 rebounds, and the Trail Blazers beat the Dallas Mavericks 127-111 on Saturday.
Analysis: The Trail Blazers have won five consecutive games, with Aldridge averaging 29.0 points per game in those contests.
|Jan. 1 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET5:39 GMT13:39 10:39 PM MST12:39 AM EST9:39 UAE06:390:39 ET11:39 PM CT3:39 - Aldridge had 25 points and 14 rebounds and the Blazers rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to beat the Thunder 98-94 in a showdown of Western Conference heavyweights.
Analysis: Aldridge dominated the Thunder last time for a season-high 38 points and showed once again that the Blazers won't be pushed around by their division rivals.
|Dec. 16 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST9:27 UAE06:270:27 ET11:27 PM CT3:27 - Aldridge had 27 points and 12 rebounds in Sunday's win over Detroit for his seventh double-double in eight games.
Analysis: As good as Aldridge has been this season, he seems to be stepping it up a notch this month. He's averaging 26.0 points on 54.5 percent shooting with 13.2 rebounds over nine December games.
|Dec. 15 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST9:18 UAE06:180:18 ET11:18 PM CT3:18 - Aldridge had 20 points and 16 rebounds in Saturday's 139-105 rout of Philadelphia.
Analysis: Aldridge continues to put his name in the early MVP conversation. He is averaging career highs with 23.4 points and 10.8 boards.
|Dec. 13 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET6:23 GMT14:23 11:23 PM MST1:23 AM EST10:23 UAE07:231:23 ET12:23 AM CT4:23 - Aldridge had 31 points and a career-high 25 rebounds, prompting Portland fans to chant "MVP! MVP!" during the Trail Blazers' 111-104 victory over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.
Analysis: Aldridge is averaging career highs of 23.5 points and 10.6 rebounds in the first 23 games this season. His performance in the win over Houston was his fourth with 30 or more points and 20 or more rebounds. He had a 30-20 game in a win at Golden State on Nov. 23.
|Dec. 5 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:400:40 ET11:40 PM CT3:40 - Aldridge had a season-high 38 points and added 13 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped Oklahoma City's eight-game winning streak with a 111-104 victory over the Thunder on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Aldridge is averaging 29.3 points on 58.3 percent shooting in the last four games.
|Dec. 2 10:26 PM PT11:26 PM MT12:26 AM CT1:26 AM ET6:26 GMT14:26 11:26 PM MST1:26 AM EST10:26 UAE07:261:26 ET12:26 AM CT4:26 - Aldridge just missed his third double-double in four games finishing with 27 points and nine rebounds in Sunday's win over the Lakers.
Analysis: Aldridge continues to enjoy a stellar season, averaging a career-high 22.4 points and 9.5 rebounds.
|Nov. 28 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET5:25 GMT13:25 10:25 PM MST12:25 AM EST9:25 UAE06:250:25 ET11:25 PM CT3:25 - Aldridge had 24 points but matched a season-low with four rebounds in Wednesday's loss at Phoenix.
Analysis: Aldridge's 10-of-18 shooting night was a welcome sight for owners after he went 18 for 61 over his previous three games.
|Nov. 19 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Aldridge scored 27 points in Monday's win at Brooklyn.
Analysis: He's had at least 25 in his last three games and is averaging 22.6 per game.
|Nov. 15 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST8:43 UAE05:4323:43 ET10:43 PM CT2:43 - Aldridge had 27 points on 11-of-18 shooting with 12 rebounds in Friday's win at Boston.
Analysis: Aldridge quietly remains one of the league's top players, posting his fourth consecutive double-double. He was off to a slow start in terms of rebounds, averaging 6.4 in his first five games, but he's averaged 12.4 rebounds over his last four contests.
|Nov. 2 10:04 PM PT11:04 PM MT12:04 AM CT1:04 AM ET5:04 GMT13:04 10:04 PM MST12:04 AM EST9:04 UAE06:041:04 ET11:04 PM CT3:04 - Aldridge has opened the season in fine fashion, scoring 25 with nine rebounds in a 113-98 win at Denver on Friday.
Analysis: Aldridge has totaled 53 points on 24-of-48 shooting in his first two games.
|Oct. 3 2:24 PM PT3:24 PM MT4:24 PM CT5:24 PM ET21:24 GMT5:24 2:24 PM MST4:24 PM EST1:24 UAE (+1)23:2417:24 ET4:24 PM CT20:24 - Aldridge has a hip flexor strain and is day-to-day.
Analysis: The 6-foot-11 Aldridge sustained the injury during Wednesday night's practice and did not participate in practice on Thursday. His return is uncertain.
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