LaMarcus Aldridge had successful thumb surgery on Monday.
The Celtics are reportedly interested in signing both LaMarcus Aldridge and Wesley Matthews.
With LaMarcus Aldridge poised to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, Blazers GM Neil Olshey said the league's collective bargaining agreement "is favorable for teams that want to retain their players."
San Antonio and Dallas are rumored to be at the top of LaMarcus Aldridge's list as a free agent destination.
LaMarcus Aldridge said during his exit interview that he doesn't intend to drag out the free agency process.
LaMarcus Aldridge declined to talk about his free agency plans after the Trail Blazers lost their opening-round playoff series to the Grizzlies on Wednesday.
LaMarcus Aldridge couldn't prevent the Blazers from losing their series with the Grizzlies on Wednesday, as he finished with just 14 points and nine boards before fouling out in 40 minutes.
LaMarcus Aldridge made it clear that he doesn't have any regrets of delaying his thumb surgery, but he did add that he isn't 100 percent.
LaMarcus Aldridge made 6-of-22 from the field for 18 points with 12 boards, one assist and no turnovers in 40 minutes against the Grizzlies on Monday.
ESPN's Chris Broussard reported on Saturday that when he asked LaMarcus Aldridge if Portland will be his No.1 choice in free agency, Aldridge said "we'll see".
LaMarcus Aldridge struggled from the field in Saturday's Game 3 loss to the Grizzlies, shooting just 6-of-18 from the field to finish with 21 points, seven boards, five assists and two blocks.
The Spurs and Mavericks will pursue LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency this summer, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.
LaMarcus Aldridge hit 7-of-20 shots, a 3-pointer and 9-of-10 free throws to finish with 24 points, 14 rebounds, two steals and four blocks in Wednesday's 97-82 Game 2 loss to the Grizzlies.
The Blazers are fearful LaMarcus Aldridge could bolt in free agency this offseason, according to The Oregonian.