Portland Trailblazers: Best and Worst Moves of the Off Season
By: Jordan Van Beek
Record: 33-49 – 11th in Western Conference
Best Move: Drafting C.J. McCollum
The draft turned out great for the Trail Blazers. Their first pick was C.J. McCollum at 10, which was a great decision. He has appeared to be clutch and doesn’t give up at any time. McCollum will be a great backup guard behind Wesley Matthews and Damian Lillard as the team’s third guard. The guard out of Lehigh averaged 23.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists in his last season in college. He had a full college experience, which is hard to find in players these days and he will be fully mature and ready for whatever comes his way.
Portland fixed their depth greatly this off-season. The three team trade they were involved in where they landed Robin Lopez, their new starting center, fixed their problem at the center position. They now have 2 young centers that can score and rebound very well. Now that they have more depth, th...