Found March 25, 2013 on
Oregon Sports News:
Portland continues their up and down play. It is mind boggling how they can beat playoff teams on the road yet lose to lottery teams at home. They seem to defy odds while playing with a shallow bench that continues to get more and more shallow. Friday night Coach Terry Stotts played a seven-man rotation with Meyers Leonard and Erik Maynor came off the bench in the surprising victory.
The talk in the locker room seems to revolve around the so-called playoff push. There is no quit, no surrender, no white flag coming out of the Portland locker room. That is a fantastic quality for a young team to have. But let's take a step back and examine if this quality will put the organization in a sticky situation this summer and into the future.
Many Portland fans are very well informed and understand that the Trail Blazers own a first round draft pick that is top-12 protected. Right now they are sitting on the line of losing the pick to the Charlotte Bobcats. If the Blazers ...
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2011-12 was a hard year for the Portland Trailblazers, as they had just moved on from Brandon Roy and Greg Oden, the two supposed centerpieces of the franchise. Sure they still had LaMarcus Aldridge, who became an All Star and franchise player, but two thirds of their franchise core, was gone, because of injuries. They quickly fell down the standings in the West and realized that...
The Portland Trail Blazers are running out of time to make up ground in the Western Conference playoff race, and their remaining schedule features teams either currently in postseason position or battling for it like themselves.
That includes the Brooklyn Nets, who could have Joe Johnson back in the lineup as they continue their road trip Wednesday night.
Portland (33-37) is in...