LaMarcus Aldridge…My Man!

Last night the Portland Blazers forward carried my fantasy basketball team with a 40 point, 11 rebound performance against a phenomenal Spurs team. Even he was in a bit of shock after the game:

Afterwards, Aldridge looked less like himself after his most recent career-high and much more like Brandon Roy on the day after his famous 52-point explosion against the Phoenix Suns. Stunned by his own accomplishment. Proud as hell. A little bit drunk off the adrenaline rush. A blissful sense of accomplishment you don’t see often anywhere outside a locker room: a combination of exhaustion, excitement, euphoria and disbelief. “It’s surreal,” Aldridge said afterwards. “It doesn’t feel real.”

Fortunately it was real. Check out the highlights:

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Posted on February 2, 2011, in lamarcus aldridge, NBA, portland, spurs, trail blazers. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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