Bradford Doolittle writes that despite LaMarcus Aldridge's pedestrian offensive efficiency stats this season, Portland's All-Star power forward has clearly been the key for the Blazers' elite offense and leap in the standings.
In Friday night's Portland-Indiana matchup, Kevin Pelton analyzes what will happen when the NBA's best offense goes head-to-head with the league's best defense.
Kobe Bryant is hot. Jason Williams is not. And Kenyon Martin at best is the No. 11 big forward in the league.