Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/19/12
Top Blazers – Last 7 Days With the trade deadline passing this past week, the Portland Trail Blazers, one of the more active teams at said deadline, saw more than their fair share of ups and downs. In the midst of a brutal road trip, Portland saw their team get fleeced at the hands of the New Jersey Nets and Houston Rockets, one night after getting crushed by the reeling New York Knicks, 121-79. Gerald Wallace was moved to New Jersey and Marcus Camby was moved to Houston; two fan favorites who will most certainly be missed during the inevitable “rebuilding” period Portland is about to embark on. Let’s not forget Nate McMillan was also given the axe, and the one-time video intern, Kaleb Canales, was now running the show. At 34 years old, Canales is the youngest head coach in the NBA. As much as Portland’s management may have thrown in the towel this year, it’s good to see the players are still competing at a high level, presumably striving to sustain their pride. Here are the three ...
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