LaMarcus Aldridge has a torn ligament in his left thumb. He was supposed to have surgery and be out 6-8 weeks. Instead, he’s decided to put off surgery, and the Blazers announced he’ll be in the lineup tonight against the Wizards. It’s a shocking turn—what’s your reaction?
BREAKING: LaMarcus Aldridge (ligament tear left thumb) puts surgery on hold; will play tonight versus Washington.
— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) January 24, 2015
Yahoo! Sports‘ Adrian Wojnarowski reports that LMA will wear a splint on his thumb:
LaMarcus Aldridge tested thumb with splint and decided to play again, league source tells Yahoo. For now, surgery set aside. Surprising turn
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) January 24, 2015