Aldridge spent his first nine NBA seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers. Last year, he averaged a career-high 23.4 points per game along with 10.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists.
A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the veteran forward is taking a one-year, minimum salary contract worth $1.4 million to join the San Antonio Spurs.
Manu Ginobili says he is returning to the San Antonio Spurs for a 14th season.
A lavish inauguration for Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was pulled off thanks to $4.7 million from private contributors, including Wal-Mart and the owner of the San Antonio Spurs, according to a list of donors released Friday.
The Dallas Mavericks enter 2014-15 with championship aspirations of their own after a couple big moves this summer.
The Spurs made the announcement on Tuesday. The team did not announce the terms of the deal in a two-sentence news release.
Duncan turned 38 in April and won his fifth championship with the Spurs in June. That led to some speculation that he could retire after 17 seasons in the league.
Initially, many involved joked about how the conditions in the sweltering AT&T Center on Thursday for Game 1 of the NBA Finals reminded of sepia-toned memories. When we played poor. When we played outside.
The San Antonio point guard has pronounced himself ready to go for Thursday night’s Game 1 of the title series against the Miami Heat, after spending much of the last few days recovering from a sprain.
The San Antonio Spurs open their rematch with the Miami Heat on Thursday, and their star point guard is nursing a balky left ankle.
A rematch in the NBA Finals against the only team to beat them in a championship series. Home-court advantage. And a few days off before the start to get healthy and prepare.
Spurs guard Tony Parker missed the second half of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals because of left ankle soreness.