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Report: Blazers guarantee Kaman's salary

Chris Kaman had $1 million worth of salary protection for 2015-16 and Tuesday his contract became fully guaranteed as the Portland Trail Blazers kept him on their roster.

Leonard verbally agrees to extension with Spurs (0:37)
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Sources: Mavericks meet with Jordan, Matthews

The Dallas Mavericks met with Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews as free agency opened at midnight ET Wednesday, according to league sources.

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Blazers sign Aminu to $30M

Al-Farouq Aminu has agreed to terms on a four-year, $30 million deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, a source told's Ramona Shelburne. Story

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7hTim MacMahon

Aminu to Blazers; deal worth $30M, source says

Free agent forward Al-Farouq Aminu reached agreement with the Portland Trail Blazers during the opening hour of free agency Tuesday night, he confirmed on Twitter.

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Looking at how Aldridge fits with his potential new teams

The 4-time All-Star is going to visit 7 teams as he seeks a free agent deal. Check out how his strengths align with the needs of his potential teams.

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Matthews Flying Under-The-Radar

Coming off an Achilles tear, Wesley Matthews isn't getting the same attention as some other free agents. That doesn't mean he won't make a big impact wherever he lands. 5-on-5: Free agency preview

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5-on-5: NBA free-agency preview

Who is the best free agent not named LeBron James? Which team should you look out for? Our 5-on-5 panel has what you need to know before 12:01 a.m. ET. Free agency primer


Broussard: Aldridge visiting everyone

LaMarcus Aldridge is visiting 7 teams this week, but Chris Broussard told SportsCenter: "We hear he is out of Portland, but until you leave that $27M on the table -- that extra money they can give him more than any other team -- we're not going to write off the Blazers."

Aldridge sets meeting schedule for free agency (2:04)
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NBA big men changing places

Over the past 3 seasons, LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love and DeMarcus Cousins are the only 3 players to average 20 PPG and 10 RPG. All 3 could change teams, either in a trade (Cousins) or via free agency (Aldridge, Love).

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Report: Vonleh ready for fresh start with Blazers

Noah Vonleh did not get a lot of playing time during his rookie season with the Charlotte Hornets. Now that he's been traded to the Portland Trail Blazers, Vonleh is looking forward to getting a lot more time on the floor.

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Sources: Aldridge to meet Lakers, Rockets first

The Lakers and Rockets will get the first opportunities to meet with LaMarcus Aldridge shortly after the free-agency period officially begins at 9:01 p.m. PT Tuesday in Los Angeles.

First big man to sign in free agency (1:20)
Knicks plan to make pitch to DeAndre Jordan (1:41)
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Report: Greg Monroe wants a team 'ready to win'

Detroit Pistons free-agent center Greg Monroe said he wants to play for a team "ready to win." Monroe will reportedly speak this week to the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks and Portland Trail Blazers.

Mason Plumlee main prize for Portland

The Trail Blazers shrewdest move on draft night was acquiring a needed big man in the Nets' center. Pat Connaughton can shoot and second-rounder Daniel Diez has potential. For its moves, Portland earned a thumbs-up from ESPN's Kevin Pelton. Draft thumbs-up or thumbs-down

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Grantland: Why the Blazers and Pacers may have to start over

It wasn't that long ago that Indiana and Portland were going to ride a wave of cohesion into the conference finals and beyond. That was the old NBA. Welcome to 2015, when everyone will be rebuilding all the time.

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Blazers filled a big hole via trade

The Trail Blazers traded away one of Chad Ford's favorite players in the draft -- Rondae Hollis-Jefferson -- but Mason Plumlee gives them a needed big man. Adding Pat Connaughton is another nice move that should provide energy and shooting off the bench. Ford's complete draft grades (Insider)

Lakers think they have a good shot at landing Aldridge (1:14)
Nets send Plumlee to Trail Blazers (2:07)

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game102.89th
Rebounds Per Game45.92nd
Assists Per Game21.912th
Points Allowed98.612th

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