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Portland Trail Blazers


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W 103-96
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Blazers' Aldridge puts thumb surgery on hold, scores 26

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) In a span of just 48 hours, LaMarcus Aldridge resigned himself to thumb surgery, reversed himself and decided to play through the pain, then led the Portland Trail Blazers to victory over the Washington Wizards.

"He can't sit out. He doesn't want to sit out. He loves this game and figures if he's got something to give, he's going to give," teammate Wesley Matthews said.

The Blazers surprised many on Saturday when the team announced on Twitter that Aldridge had decided to put off surgery and would play that night against Washington.

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Leaders
Points: LaMarcus Aldridge23.3
Rebounds: LaMarcus Aldridge10.2
Assists: Damian Lillard6.2
FG%: Chris Kaman48.7%
Steals: Damian Lillard1.38
Blocks: Robin Lopez1.48
Defense (Rank)
Points: 97.2 (6)
Rebounds: 45.3 (28)
Assists: 19.8 (2)
FG%: 43.4% (5)
FT%: 76.5% (26)
3P%: 30.1% (1)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 103.0 (8)
Rebounds: 45.7 (4)
Assists: 22.5 (9)
FG%: 44.5% (19)
FT%: 79.2% (1)
3P%: 37.1% (6)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Portland 32 13 .711 --
Oklahoma City 22 21 .512 9.0
Denver 18 25 .419 13.0
Utah 16 28 .364 15.5
Minnesota 7 35 .167 23.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/27/2014 Meyers Leonard Exercised Contract Option Team exercised fourth-year option
10/27/2014 C.J. McCollum Contract Extended Team exercised third-year option
10/27/2014 James Southerland Waived
10/26/2014 Diante Garrett Waived
10/26/2014 Darius Morris Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
1/5/2015 Joel Freeland Right shoulder strain
12/30/2014 Meyers Leonard Strained left shoulder
12/23/2014 Nicolas Batum Sore wrist
12/22/2014 LaMarcus Aldridge Upper respiratory illness
12/19/2014 Nicolas Batum Sore wrist
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