Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 2/27/12
With a superstar like LaMarcus Aldridge and solid role players surrounding that player, it is a wonder why the Portland Trail Blazers are only 18-16 at the midway point of the NBA season. On the other hand, the Phoenix Suns at 14-20 are clearly overachieving with their roster, however not enough to make the playoffs anytime soon. The Suns are clearly in rebuilding mode and the Blazers can definitely win now, therefore it makes perfect sense that both teams sit down and discuss a trade. The Trail Blazers with this current roster are headed for another early offseason. Surprisingly, point guard play has not been very good this season, to say the least. However that can change as Phoenix has one that could have a significant impact on this team. Yes, the Blazers may have routed the Spurs in their last game heading into the break, but I do not see them continuing to win consistently with that lineup. Jamal Crawford is better suited at being instant scoring off the bench and not facilit...
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