LaMarcus Aldridge Verbally Agrees to Extension

Posted: 21st October 2009 by Busta Bucket in NBA
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Adrian Wojnarowski and Chad Ford are both reporting that LaMarcus Aldridge and the Trail Blazers have verbally come to an agreement on a contract extension. The deal is worth around $65 million for five years and with certain bonuses, could be worth up to $70 million. Ford also adds this: The deal comes after a summer of angst between the Blazers and their two young potential free agentsùAldridge and Brandon Roy. The Blazers, after some verbal sparring, reached an agreement with Roy on a five-year, $80 million dollar max contract. Aldridge was searching for a similar contract from the Blazers but after several months of negotiation settled on a deal worth roughly $15 million less. This is incredible news for fans of Portland. There was so much negative talk surrounding the Aldridge ...

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