Despite tragic injuries to Brandon Roy and Greg Oden, things are going great for the Portland Trail Blazers. Here's French wing Nicolas Batum reflecting on the positive momentum that the team has built:â†µ
Batum said the time for talk has passed, that it was time for the Blazers to "act like men" and "show some pride." [...]â†µ
"[W]hat we showed today, we disrespected ourselves, disrespected everybody around this team who likes and works for this team. That's unacceptable."â†µ
Oh, dear. I fear I misread my notes. Oh yes, things seem to be going to Hell for the Blazers. We regret the error.