By just about any measure, LaMarcus Aldridge is in the middle of the worst statistical year since a rookie season spent mostly coming off the bench. His points are down, to 16.3 per game. His rebounds per game are back in the single digits. Yes, the Spurs have him playing under 30 minutes a game, but his per-minute production is as low as it’s been since the 2009-10 campaign, the last season that saw him miss the All-Star Game.
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As a result, LMA might not even make this year’s All-Star Game, leaving a 36-6 San Antonio Spurs club with potentially just one representative despite a stellar first half of the season.
And LaMarcus? LaMarcus does not appear to mind. From Jeff McDonald at the San Antonio Express-News:
Before he slipped on his No. 12 Spurs jersey for the first time, he had already mentally sacrificed his personal statistics on the altar of “good to great.”
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“I’m happy,” Aldridge said. “We’re winning, so