Found February 23, 2012 on
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Take a deep breath, Portland.
Have a seat, Portland.
You have just been through a series of life changing events, and you need to take a few minutes to collect your thoughts.
It’s been a rough winter, and Blazer fans could not catch a break.
As soon as the dust cleared on Brandon Roy’s retirement, it was announced that LaMarcus Aldridge would miss time due to what many thought to be a long since resolved heart condition. “LA” would return shortly, but you as well as I were prepared for the worst.
Then, more bad news. Greg Oden had “tweaked” his surgically repaired knee, and would miss anywhere from a month to as much as the entire season.
Then Oden had surgery in January, adding doubt to the possibility that he may ever play basketball in a Blazers jersey again.
Then, just this week, it was announced that Oden would undergo yet another knee surgery, his fifth in five years with the team, all but assuring he would miss the remainder of the 2011-12 season, finishing out his t...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Portland Trail Blazers are pursuing free agent Joel Przybilla, but a deal with the 7-foot-1 center would be contingent on a physical exam.
The Blazers would also have to cut a player to make room on the roster for Przybilla, who spent more than six seasons in Portland before he was traded to Charlotte last season.
Yahoo! Sports and SI.com both reported that Przybilla has agreed...
“Ghostface” Przybilla is taking his talents back to Oregon, as he plans to re-sign with the Blazers. From the Oregonian: “Joel Przybilla was coming back to the Trail Blazers to be a backup center despite the recruiting efforts of the Miami Heat, and repeated phone calls from the Chicago Bulls. On Wednesday, Przybilla reached an agreement to play the rest of the season for...
Joel Przybilla is coming back to the Trail Blazers to be a backup center despite the recruiting efforts of the Miami Heat, and repeated phone calls from the Chicago Bulls.
Last year at this time, Joel Przybilla wasn’t even sure if he’d survive the February 24 NBA trade deadline and be a part of the Portland Trail Blazers for the rest of their season.
Now twelve months later and not having played since last March after a trade to Charlotte, the free agent center is back in limbo with the Blazers. Except this time around, Portland is playing...
Center Joel Przybilla is expected to make a decision Wednesday between signing with Miami, Chicago, Milwaukee or Portland ... or staying out of the NBA.
Joel Przybilla is expected to decide on Wednesday which team he will sign with for the remainder of the season.
The signing of the 32-year-old center is contingent upon him passing a physical in Portland on Sunday. If he passes, the Blazers must waive someone from their roster
The current standings in the Western Conference look like this, with Portland in the No. 8 position.
Joel Przybilla signing with Trail Blazers
… chose the Blazers over the Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat and will be signed through the remainder of the season. He played with the Blazers from 2004-11 before he was traded...
Joel Przybilla has agreed to sign with the Blazers.
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Free-agent center Joel Przybilla will sign with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to a report in the Oregonian.
Reserve free agent Joel Przybilla has decided to resume his playing career with the Trail Blazers. The Oregonian reported Przybilla must pass a Sunday physical for the deal to go through.
Armon Johnson, Chris Johnson and Greg Oden are the likely candidates.