Can the Spurs land LaMarcus Aldridge?

ESPN's Tom Penn said it can happen: "Spurs have room to do it. ... The challenge for the Spurs is how will they do this dance?"


Green's signing with Spurs a 'surprise'

"A lot of people thought Green would probably be a casualty of their pursuit of LaMarcus Aldridge," ESPN's Chris Broussard said. "That they wouldn't have the cap room to bring Green back."

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Source: Cap-saving Spurs flip Splitter to Hawks

The San Antonio Spurs have traded center Tiago Splitter to the Atlanta Hawks in a move that could set up several other free-agent moves, sources said.

Spurs clearing room for Aldridge?

San Antonio traded Tiago Splitter to Atlanta, according to ESPN and media reports. The move frees up $8.5M in cap space, which allows the team to offer LaMarcus Aldridge a max deal, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst. The Spurs plan to meet Aldridge in L.A. later today.

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Broussard: Aldridge too busy

Chris Broussard on LaMarcus Aldridge's free agency: "He's meeting with too many teams. ... It's going to be the Spurs or the Lakers." (via Mike & Mike)

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Leonard verbally agrees to extension with Spurs (0:37)
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Kawhi agrees to return to Spurs

San Antonio has agreed to a five-year, $90 million deal with Kawhi Leonard, sources tell ESPN. The Spurs will likely wait to actually sign the contract so they can free up cap space to chase other free agents, including LaMarcus Aldridge, sources tell ESPN. Story

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Sources: Leonard agrees to max deal with Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs agreed in principle to a maximum contract extension with free-agent forward Kawhi Leonard moments into free agency, sources told

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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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Kawhi Leonard is 'perfect fit' with Spurs

It's worth every dime of a max contract for San Antonio to keep Kawhi Leonard. "He's the Spurs' only clear bridge to a future beyond the Big Three," writes Amin Elhassan. Free-agent Big Board 2.0 (Insider)

LaMarcus Aldridge a hot commodity

Want to talk with the free agent? You better get in line.

Spurs: The Team To Watch In Free Agency

San Antonio has the chance to clear enough cap space to sign a max-level player, making them a major player in free agency. 5-on-5: Free agency preview

Amin's free agent big board 2.0 (2:27)
Aldridge sets meeting schedule for free agency (2:04)
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Pop: Don't wake me up for free agency

Don't count Gregg Popovich, 66, among those to be making calls the second free agency starts. The Spurs coach told the San Antonio Express-News: "I'm not calling anyone at midnight. I'll be in bed. And if that’s the difference in someone coming or not coming, then I don't want them.”

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L.A. is Aldridge's meeting ground

The Lakers and Rockets will get first shot at LaMarcus Aldridge, with meetings in Los Angeles as free agency begins Tuesday night. Aldridge will also meet with the Spurs, Mavs, Suns, Raptors and Knicks later in the week, sources tell ESPN. Blazers' return 'very unlikely'

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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.

Spurs Video: Chris Broussard makes San Antonio the "frontrunner" to land LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency

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