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LaoTzu

  • joined Apr 24, 2008
  • last login Aug 26, 2014
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Lifelong Oregonian

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  • NBA Portland Trail Blazers
  • NCAAF Oregon St. Beavers
  • NFL Green Bay Packers
  • Boxing Ali, Holmes, Marciano
  • General Portland Blitz
  • Golf Tiger
  • FIFA South Africa
  • MLS Timbers
  • Winter Olympics Jamaica
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Which is it, Nate? 'May the Best Man Win' or 'I'm going with the starters from last season'

Sometimes people aren't very logical. Say you have a logjam at SF, your championship window is just starting to open and you decide to risk the future of the franchise going all-in for $50M on a...

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Who would Andre Miller Start?

Why ask Andre Miller who he would start? Miller is a veteran. He admittedly has as high a basketball IQ as any player on the team. He is a point guard who led a weak Philadelphia squad into the...

Pick the Next Big Free Agent Here

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You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose, but KP can't pick his free agent. So pick away!

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Welcome to KP's Slapfest '09

People, people! All this talk and it simply does not matter. It is so cool we have one of, maybe the most savvy GM in the NBA. Draft Day is coming. KP will answer our questions in ways that will...

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Chinese Cry Foul on NBA Referees

Beijing -- Taking up the cry of long-suffering coach Rick Adelman, millions of Yao Ming fans moved from the Chinese blogosphere to the streets chanting pro-Yao and anti-officiating sentiments. "...

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How We Beat the Rockets!

Play Blazer Basketball Blazer basketball is sharing the ball and setting screens. It is playing the right way. Playing Blazer basketball moves defenders, creates mismatches, opens the lane and...

Blazers Finish Regular Season #3 in Power Ranking!

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Sprinting to the finish, our Portland Trail Blazers finish above Orlando and Boston, close behind the Leakers and Cleveland.

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Trevor Ariza: "I Feared for My Life"

(AP - Portland)  Asked whether the Portland Trail Blazers crowd impacted his game, Trevor Ariza provided a heart felt response: "I feared for my life." "Those Blazers fans were going crazy from...

Batum's +40 vs Durant's -34

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I'm no expert, but isn't +40 better than -34? So, Batum > Durant, right?

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Blazers #4 Seed in West: Would Kill Utah or Denver

With a comparably favorable schedule plus the way the Blazers are peaking, home court is ours for the taking. The Blazers should easily pass both the NOH and Houston for the 4th seed!  Catching the...

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12

Where will the Blazers Finish in the West? (with Poll)

The Blazers have a pretty favorable schedule down the stretch. The important games are mostly at home. Denver, ahead of us, is facing at least as easy a time. The Spurs, also. That leaves...

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7

Glidepath to the Northwest Division Title

Blazers Win! Blazers Win! Tell 'em what them won, Lao. They won a glidepath to the Northwest Division Championship and home court in Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs. It works like this -- current...

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Are You Ready to Admit that Steve Blake is not only our Best Option, he's Good!?

I have suffered under the moniker Captain Obvious at times in my life. And it seems obvious to me that Blake > Sergio and Blake > Bayless. Let's review: Yes, Bayless is a valuable talent obviously...

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How to Beat the Blazers!

NBA teams scout each other. They try different looks to "solve" the other team's scheme. Whatever is successful against you, you will see repeated. Here is part of what other teams in the league...

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27

Why is Charles Barkley such a Hater?

The TNT after-show didn't do Brandon many favors. And the leader, the person most disgruntled appeared to be Charles Barkley. Barkley has long had it in for the Blazers. He never acknowledges that...

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Blazers Best Team to Watch/Best Fantasy Guard Duo says NBA.com

http://www.nba.com/2008/news/features/dave_mcmenamin/12/22/blazers1222/index.htmlhttp://www.nba.com/video/channels/nba_tv/2008/12/22/nba_20081222_magic_guards.nba/index.html [Yes, I tried to enter...

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14

Trade to Guarantee WCF!

Analyzing the Blazers' roster on offense, we are great from behind the 3-pt line, have great slashers, and are developing an offense off the blocks down low. We can finish on the break. Martell...

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9

Ways Oden is Well-Centered and You are Not

1. Oden has demonstrated clear-headedness.  His perspective is based on reality versus fantasy. Oden says that he hasn't done anything in the NBA yet. He is hopeful but he refuses to put the cart...

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11

Do the Blazers have too Many Project Players?

We all remember the ugly days of Trader Bob. It was like fireworks with all the trades. Your guy has an inch more vertical or another two years experience or more time in re-hab?  Deal! Now we...

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10

A Few Questions regarding Darius' Expiring Career

Blazer management must have heaved a heavy sigh of relief when Darius Miles was recently released by the Celtics. I still have questions as to how the scenarios could play out. If Miles is picked...

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The Blazers WILL inevitably DOMINATE: When will losing to Portland cause their roster to blow up?

The Trailblazers will eventually and inevitably dominate the NBA. Given Kobaby's fragile ego, how long can it be before Blazer dominance causes that cancer to blow that team up? Payback is a...

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38

What is the Sound of One Pritch' Slapping?

We all know that Kevin Pritchard's laid down some serious Prtich'slaps on other NBA GMs during the past few years. KP's pimp hand is strong. Now never having been there, I've still got to think...

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36

Where for art thou, Rudy?

We have alot of love here on BlazersEdge. Jerryd Bayless (JBay), Summer League MVP, he gets the love. BRoy seriously threatens records for manlove. Even Sergio gets the love. Where is the love for...

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How Many Blazers will be All-Stars?

The heat is on!  Time for some sun-baked optimism.  How many current Trail Blazers will make the NBA all-star game?  And, how cool is this to dream on, how many will we stuff into any one all-star...

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20

Rumor: Phil Jackson to Step Down

Mark & Brian, the morning talk show from LA, broadcast a caller stating that he has it on good authority, close to the family, that Phil Jackson is hanging it up.  The caller said that Jackson will...

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13

Choose Coby's new nick!

Coby Bwiant has taken whining, snarling, sulking and cancerous behavior to the next level.We are asking your help to commemorate and memorialize his typical high profile performances -- including...

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20

Too Many Bodies ... Who Do You Package to Clear Space?

It is going to be an interesting off season.  KP needs to make room for Rudy and perhaps Koponen. What we have then is opportunity. Who could for group of players? Who would you feel comfortable...

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Who Wuz that Game About?

Anybody watching (or listening to the commentators) knows that game was all about LeBron James. (That's what having an ultimate go-to guy can do for you -- that is why having a go to guy is soooo...

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13

Webster & Pryzbilla to White Unit

Martell is clearly struggling with his shot.  With the up and down of the last ten games, Nate must be considering moving Webster to the White unit and seeing what Travis can do as a starter....

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Question: Is Jones > Ime?

Looks like Ime is gone and we have Jones instead.  Aren't they similar players?  

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