Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/28/12
5 Good Choices The Portland Trail Blazers are a couple of steps away from either returning to the team of promise or……the Charlotte Bobcats!  This summer will go a long way to figuring out which path the Rip City club will follow.  As the team needs to rebuild, they must do it from within the front office before they even worry about the on court components. With only a temporary architect, Chad Buchanan in place, the Blazers will spend the next two month leading up to June’s draft to secure a permanent general manager. There is a good chance that one of these following gentlemen may be placing the title of GM next to his name starting next season. 1) Mitch Kupchak The hottest name circulating the press wires has been Kupchak, the current GM of the LA Lakers.  While Blazers team president Larry Miller has stated he would love to add Kupchak next season, he has yet to secure permission to speak to the purple and gold architect. With grumblings of an unfriendly relationship between...
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