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Sources: Aldridge pauses to mull teams' pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received.

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Sources: Aldridge digesting team pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received after meeting with seven teams: He met with the Lakers twice, and the Spurs, Suns, Mavs, Rockets, Raptors and Heat. (via ESPN's Marc Stein)

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Carroll worth big Raptors raise

Kevin Pelton says forward DeMarre Carroll is worth every cent of the four-year, $60 million free-agent deal that he signed with the Toronto Raptors. Pelton's first-day analysis (Insider)

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Agent: Ed Davis agrees to deal with Blazers

Ed Davis is leaving Los Angeles for the Portland Trail Blazers. Now, like most of the rest of the league, he's waiting for LaMarcus Aldridge to make a decision and determine just how big Davis' r

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Report: Raptors couldn't afford to pass on Carroll

The Toronto Raptors surprised many around the league on Wednesday as they agreed to a four-year, $60 million deal with with DeMarre Carroll. The Raptors desperately need someone with Carroll's skill-set, so adding him to the team was a must.

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Sources: Aldridge not impressed by Lakers

Less than 24 hours after meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, the Lakers are "stunned" to hear that Aldridge was less than impressed by their presentation, a source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.


DeMarre Carroll signs for 4 years, $60M

Chris Broussard: "Tons of teams were interested in DeMarre Carroll as kind of that second-tier free agent. So you wonder, well why so quickly to Toronto? When you see those numbers, you know why he went so quickly to the Raptors."

DeMarre Carroll agrees to deal with Raptors (1:01)
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Carroll leaves Hawks, agrees to join Raptors

DeMarre Carroll, who blossomed in his two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, agreed to a deal with the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, he announced 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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Ridnour enters pantheon of oft-traded athletes

Luke Ridnour's head must be spinning after he was traded four times in a week. Here's a look at some other notable athletes who know all too well that sometimes it's better to rent than buy.

Ridnour's contract worth more than Ridnour (2:32)

LaMarcus Aldridge a hot commodity

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

Raptors: G Luke Ridnour acquired from Thunder for draft rights to F Tomislav Zubcic; Ridnour's 4th trade in last week

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Report: Like it or not, DeRozan is a max player

There is speculation that Raptors swingman DeMar DeRozan will seek a max contract in 2016 when he can become a free agent. Many will question DeRozan getting that much, however he is probably heading towards that big payday.

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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'

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game104.04th
Rebounds Per Game41.526th
Assists Per Game20.722nd
Points Allowed100.919th

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