Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/14/12
Plea To Blazers Management – Shake things up! For what’s been a relatively successful season so far for the Blazers, they do have their downfalls. For one, their lack of a killer instinct on the road has befuddled all Blazers fans, and the play of Raymond Felton has been less than incredible. Currently they sit at 15-13, good for 8th in the conference, with just a one game lead over the 9th slotted Utah Jazz. So what should Portland do to stay competitive down the stretch? Well I took the NBA trade machine for a spin to see what I could come up with. Here are my five best trade options for the Portland Trail Blazers. 1. The “So Good for the Team it Won’t Happen” trade We all know of the situation Steve Nash is enduring in Phoenix this year. An ageless wonder wasting away on a subpar basketball team, with an owner too proud to move his only All-Star. What would make sense, for both sides, is for Portland to package Raymond Felton (1 year, $7.5 million contract) and Nicolas Batum (...
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