Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/22/12
Timberwolves vs. Blazers, writer vs. writer Earlier this week, I was approached by John Fiesta of Timberpups.com with a fun opportunity for a Blazers vs. Timberwolves preview. Basically we’d run a Q&A with each other, and post the answers on our respective blogs. With an opportunity to debate sports—and shower the Blazers with homerly praise—I jumped on the offer. While we tried to bring our answers back to the game at hand, it was hard to not discuss the offseason drama that unfolded between these two teams. For the purposes of this preview, we’ll go back and forth with the Q&A.  Just to add a wrinkle, we have the same name, but please note the “h” or lack thereof in the responses. Blazers Question #1 for Jon at NWSportsBeat: What was your reaction to the conclusion of this summer’s drama regarding Nicolas Batum and what’s been the biggest surprise of his early season success? Jon: Nicolas Batum is one of my favorite Blazers (only jersey I own!), but after his PR storm (say...
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