Breaking news: LaMarcus Aldridge is no longer with the San Antonio Spurs according to multiple sources. The two parties have mutually agreed to part ways, and he is not with the team in Dallas for tonight’s game. It sounds like the Spurs are still perusing the trade market, but a buyout is not out of the question.
Spurs are working on trade scenarios with LaMarcus Aldridge and have been engaged on several fronts, sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 11, 2021
There's a level of confidence that a trade partner will be found for Aldridge -- perhaps even in the next week -- and no movement toward a contract buyout, sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 11, 2021
BREAKING: LaMarcus Aldridge is no longer w/the Spurs. Gregg Popovich says he's healthy, but they and LA have 'mutually agreed to work on some opportunities with him that will be elsewhere.' Pop says LA has been great teammate and when an opportunity arises we’ll all move forward.— RJ Marquez (@KSATRJ) March 11, 2021
This could take the forn of a trade before the March 25 deadline, or else Aldridge will be bought out.— Jeff McDonald (@JMcDonald_SAEN) March 11, 2021
Popovich praised Aldridge as a teammate and said Spurs owed it to him to help him find a new situation. https://t.co/4sFELsYSrL
Thanks for everything, LMA! It was joy having you with the Spurs, and you played a big role in helping the Spurs make history by extending the playoff streak.