Trail Blazers Land Brandon Roy and LaMarcus Aldridge

In a busy first round, after all the dust had settled, the Portland Trail Blazers acquired LaMarcus Aldridge, Brandon Roy, Dan Dickau, and Raef LaFrentz as the
the newest Trail Blazers. To get these two picks several trades occurred. We'll break this down per pick:

How we got Brandon Roy:
Trade #1:
Portland Trail Blazers trade Sebastian Telfair, Theo Ratliff, 2008 2nd round pick to the Boston Celtics
for Randy Foye (the 7th pick in the 2006 draft), PG (and former Trail Blazer) Dan Dickau, and Center Raef LaFrentz.

Trade: #2
Portland Trail Blazers trade Randy Foye (acquired through Celtics trade) to Minnesota Timberwolves for University of Washington guard Brandon Roy.

Portland gains: Brandon Roy, Dan Dickau, Raef LaFrentz
Portland trades away: Sebastian Telfair, Theo Ratliff, 2008 2nd Round Pick.

How we got LaMarcus Aldridge:
Portland drafts Tyrus Thomas at #4 in the 2006 NBA Draft.
Portland Trail Blazers trade Viktor Khyrapa and Tyrus Thomas (the 4th pick selected) to Chicago for LaMarcus Aldridge and a conditional second round pick in the 2007 NBA Draft.

The Trail Blazers also acquired PG Sergio Rodriguez from the Phoenix Suns for cash and selected C Joel Freeland and SG James White.

The Trail Blazers then traded James White to Indiana for Alexander Johnson (the 45th pick), and 2nd round picks in 2007, 2008.
Alexander Johnson was then traded to Memphis for their 2nd round selection in the 2008 NBA Draft.


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