Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/26/13
Not all roses in Rose City Throughout Rip City history, fans have grown unusually close to the players who have donned the pinstripe. In fact, it’s fair to say that Blazermaniacs have overvalued talent on more than one occasion, but the truth is, the phrase, “once a Trail Blazer, always a Trail Blazer” is more than just a cliché around the Pacific Northwest. Fans find it natural to cheer for their favorites, but the fact remains that a few players have managed to leave on a sour note. Luckily for fans of the Portland Trail Blazers, there’s nobody on this year’s crew who can be deemed unlikeable. Damian Lillard, LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum are seemingly the stars of the show, but everybody on the roster has shown potential in the eyes of the PDX faithful. The 2013-14 roster is about as likeable as it comes, but taking a look back in time, it’s easy to find a few players who simply won’t be remembered for their best days in Rip City. Greg Oden At this point in the process, Gr...
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