LaMarcus Aldridge finalizing buyout with Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs could not find a trade partner for LaMarcus Aldridge, and are finalizing a buyout with the big man, according to Yahoo! Sports.
San Antonio Spurs are proceeding to buy out LaMarcus Aldridge in which he’ll become an unrestricted free agent, league sources tell @YahooSports.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) March 25, 2021
Aldridge hasn't played for the Spurs since March 1, and the organization announced they had mutually decided to part way shortly after.
According to The Athletic, Aldridge gave back $7.25 million to the Spurs as part of his buyout agreement.
The Miami Heat are thought to be the leading suitor for Aldridge once he hits the open market.