Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/12/13
The Man at the Helm Terry Stotts is hardly a well-known name among casual NBA fans, but he’s done a solid job of getting the Portland Trail Blazers to live up to their potential early in the 2013-14 season. Through two weeks, Portland is 4-2. Stotts has made a number of good decisions, but as usual, there are things this team can improve upon as it pushes toward a spot in the playoffs. The Blazers are far from a lock for the postseason, but anytime they go above .500 for the week, they’re in a better spot than the national media puts them in as the year progresses into 2014. The Good Behind The Scenes The casual fan doesn’t look at the team behind the scenes, let alone the head coach. They look at what happens during the regular season and the playoffs, and they focus on how the team can get better without looking at the practice environment night in and night out. Luckily for the casual fan, we’re here for you, and we know exactly what’s going on when you’re buried deep in paperwor...
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