LaMarcus Aldridge discussing extension with Spurs

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Report | LaMarcus Aldridge discussing extension with Spurs

LaMarcus Aldridge is extending his stay in San Antonio.

Aldridge will opt into his $22.3 million for this season.

Aldridge has seen a sizable drop in production over the course of his two seasons in San Antonio, but the two parties remain committed to each other for at least the near future.

The Spurs veteran forward on Tuesday (AEDT) signed a three-year contract extension worth $72.3 with the team, The Vertical reported . Aldridge has reportedly expressed discontent with the franchise in the past, and the franchise reportedly hasn't been happy with him either. He struggled in the playoffs and averaged career lows with 16.5 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game.

Aldridge was originally selected by the aforementioned Trail Blazers, by way of the Chicago Bulls, in the first round of the 2006 NBA Draft out of Texas.

The Spurs and Aldridge have been mutually dissatisfied with certain aspects of the relationship, but both sides understand the value of an extension.

"He's made the transition of this year's team after Tim [Duncan] very, very successful without getting very much recognition".

Aldridge has averaged 17.6 points and 7.9 rebounds a game for the Spurs. He is pictured on April. 23, 2014 in Houston, Texas.

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