Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/31/12
Rebound or Rebuild for PDX? The 2011-12 Portland Trail Blazers saw their fair share of ups and downs, and in a lockout-shortened 66-game season, they could only muster 28 wins. Needless to say, they experienced more downs than the aforementioned ups. However, Portland went in to full-on rebuilding mode at the trade deadline by shipping off Marcus Camby and Gerald Wallace, axing coach Nate McMillan and setting themselves up for a couple of lottery picks in the 2012 draft. So while regression wasn’t expected at the beginning of the season, it was welcomed by April. The 28 wins were the lowest a Blazer team had won since the 2005 season (21 wins), and as a result, Portland missed the playoffs for the first time since the 2008-09 season. Much was left to be desired, and while change was on the horizon, many question marks surrounded the team and which direction Paul Allen and company would lead the Blazers. Portland’s Busy Offseason Terry Stotts and Damian Lillard are two of the newest ...
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