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FILE - In this Monday, April 27, 2015 file photo, Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, works the ball in against Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Portland, Ore. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says LaMarcus Aldridge and the Miami Heat have spoken about his future plans, and that a formal conversation is scheduled for Thursday night, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

Prize free agent LaMarcus Aldridge chooses the San Antonio Spurs

LaMarcus Aldridge got the answers he needed from the San Antonio Spurs. Ending a frantic few days of courtship — and perhaps cementing the Spurs as the preseason favourites to win yet another NBA title — Aldridge announced Saturday that he will sign with San Antonio and align with Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard to form what would figure to be among the league's most-formidable frontcourts. "I'm ha…