Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 9/23/13
How do they rank? When you look at the 2013-14 Portland Trail Blazers, there shouldn’t be any surprises at the top of the rotation. Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge are the best players on the team, and there’s little debating that fact. What is worth debating is who comes next, and where do they rank among the team’s best options? The summer never saw a full-fledged star make his way to Rip City, but it did see a slew of new faces add depth and production to a team that badly needed both off the bench. On any given night, an NBA team can suit up 12 players. For the purpose of this article, we’ll rank the top 12 PDX players, giving a not-so honorable mention to the rest on the roster. *Players on the roster are accurate as of Sept. 22, 2013 and provided by ESPN.com. Welcome to Rip City, Terrel Harris! Terrel Harris At this point in the process, Terrel Harris is hardly worth mentioning. The 26-year-old recorded 0.8 points and a -3.79 PER in 2012-13, proving that he was signed wit...
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