LaMarcus Aldridge feasted against the Nets during a 100-95 win on Wednesday, adding eight rebounds, three assists and two blocks in 38 minutes.
Advice: The Spurs are back to being LMA's team with Kawhi Leonard (quad) out indefinitely. Aldridge gets a massive 7.7 usage rate bump when he's not next to Kawhi this year while he is better on the boards and as an assist man. His fantasy owners should expect him to put up early-round value for the foreseeable future.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 34 points Wednesday on 13-of-24 shooting as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Brooklyn Nets 100-95. Aldridge pulled down eight rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +12 in his 37:43 on the floor. He added two blocks.
Advice: On the day the Spurs announced Kawhi Leonard would be sidelined indefinitely, Aldridge showed he's more than capable of carrying the offensive load. He notched his second-best scoring game of the season and has totaled 59 points on 24-of-45 shooting with 19 rebounds and six assists in his last two games.
LaMarcus Aldridge hit 11-of-21 shots and a 3-pointer for 25 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block in 35 minutes.
Advice: Aldridge was great again today, while Pau Gasol took a backseat and had a very quiet 21 minutes. Aldridge has clearly become the leader of this team with Kawhi Leonard's lost season in progress, while Gasol has been hit-or-miss all season. The Spurs were 20-2 vs. the Hawks since 2006, but that number went to 20-3 with the loss.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points Monday on 11-of-21 shooting as the San Antonio Spurs lost to the Atlanta Hawks 102-99. Aldridge grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -4 in his 34:53 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Aldridge went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Advice: He has averaged 24.9 points in his last seven games.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 15 points Saturday, going 7 of 13 from the field, as the San Antonio Spurs topped the Denver Nuggets 112-80. Aldridge pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +16 in his 26:46 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.
Advice: Aldridge didn't hit his usual numbers as he sat a good part of the second half with the game well in hand. The standout forward had started the new year on a tear, averaging 26.8 points on 51 percent shooting along with 10 rebounds through the first five games of January.
LaMarcus Aldridge posted 15 points, five rebounds, a steal and a blocked shot over 27 minutes in Saturday's 112-80 blowout win against the Nuggets.
Advice: Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard lasted slightly longer than some of the others in the starting five, but they powered it down for most of the fourth quarter with the team hammering the visitors. It's a favorable upcoming week for Aldridge and the Spurs, as they have a four-game week starting Monday in Atlanta with no back-to-back situations.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 20 points Thursday, going 6 of 15 from the field, as the San Antonio Spurs fell to the Los Angeles Lakers 93-81. Aldridge pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +4 in his 35:15 on the floor. He added one block. Aldridge went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Advice: Aldridge scored just five of his 20 points in the second half. He's hit the 20-point mark in five straight games, averaging 26.8 on 51.0 percent shooting with 10.0 rebounds.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored a game-high 31 points in Monday's 107-100 win over the Kings.
Advice: The Spurs have now beaten the Kings 12 straight times including seven in a row in Sacramento. Aldridge's usage rate climbs from 22.0 to 29.6 when Kawhi Leonard (shoulder) is off the floor, so LMA will see a significant bump in value if Leonard's shoulder continues to sideline him. He hit 13-of-20 shots and 5-of-6 free throws with 12 rebounds, one assist and one block and has now scored 30+ points in back-to-back games for the second time this season.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 31 points Monday, going 13 of 20 from the field, as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Sacramento Kings 107-100. Aldridge pulled down 12 rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 36:19 on the floor. He added one block.
Advice: Aldridge has been fantastic over his last eight games, averaging 25.4 points and 10.1 rebounds.