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LaMarcus Aldridge Signs With Jordan Brand

Blazers big man LaMarcus Aldridge is arguably the best power forward in the NBA, he had a career year last season averaging 23.1 points and 11.1 rebounds per game. Theduo of Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge are going to have the Trail Blazers at the top of the West for years to come.

This morning we learned that Aldridge, who has wore Nike sneakers his whole career, has signed a deal with Jordan Brand. This gives JB a great frontline trio of Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge.

L.A. wore the Jordan 13 “He Got Game” sneakers against the Boston Celtics on Friday night.

Via ForwardCenter:

While Aldridge was previously mum when asked about the rumor that he might be leaving Nike for Jordan, the three-time All-Star had been dropping hints about the move by way of his sneaker choices throughout training camp. While he’s been wearing Jordan’s off the court for some time now, Aldridge only recently started wearing various Jordan brand models during practices and games.

But in Friday night’s victory versus Israeli club side Maccabi Haifa, Aldridge broke out a pair of Air Jordan Retro XIII “He Got Game” (above), marking the first time he’s worn Jordan’s in an NBA game. With the cat completely out of the bag, Aldridge confirmed at the team’s practice on Sunday that he had signed on with Jordan.

Maccabi Haifa v Portland Trail Blazers

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