Yes, Aldridge followed a recent trend -- changing teams not for money but for a chance to win big. And yes, win without having to be as responsible for carrying a big load.
Is this what free agency was supposed to be for the Trail Blazers?
Dreams turn into nightmares, especially for sports fans.
Some thoughts on the Trail Blazers' foray into big-time free agency.
Neil Olshey relied on his relationship with a player he once drafted to jump-start his free-agency plan.