Portland Offense (part 2)
The following two plays illustrate both Portland's continuity and Aldridge's importance to that continuity nicely.
Aldridge is vital to this set because there is no way the lob play ever works if his defender is not terrified of his game from the elbow area. Viewing the Brooklyn play from a different angle demonstrates this:
His height and vision allow Portland to use him as a distributor from the top of the floor: