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Aldridge is a lock to receive a max contract this summer, whether from Portland or another team. What makes him such an intensely desired addition, beyond his per-game statistical dominance?
Future Defensive Player of the Year races received a shot in the arm from the 2013 NBA draft.
Philadelphia 76ers rookie big man Nerlens Noel raised eyebrows with comments he made about point guard Ish Smith, whom the Sixers claimed off waivers following the trade deadline.