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QualityPie

  • joined Apr 16, 2008
  • last login Mar 26, 2014
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How to Best Follow the Draft? (with POLL)

I don't have television at home, so it's a choice between watching the TV feed in a bar somewhere, and coming home to follow the doings online. So what's the best medium for following tomorrow's...

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OT Non-Blazer Draft-Related Trade Scenario

So I got to thinking about this TJ Ford thingy, and what might happen to him; in particular, can the Raptors find a trade taker for him now, or will he be available at the trade deadline, maybe to...

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Drool Backwash, with a Roydy Aside

  I replied to the drool factor post in some detail, not just giving my picture of the Blazers depth chart for the 2010-2011 season, but giving some background as to how the team would have gotten...

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Contract Questions (and flogging a sleepy horse)

A theme of the upcoming season is all these dang players under contract for next year whom we can cut loose thereafter or not. As has been hashed out repeatedly, if we neither extend nor renounce...

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Second-round dark horses

Remember, we have three picks in the second round. While I would love to see them traded for future draft picks, we should at least consider who might be picked if we were to actually use the...

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Semi-OT: What The Bulls Should Do With #1

As I look at the top-of-draft situation, three things stick out to me: 1) The Bulls have equal need for a point guard and for a power forward, with two competent, starter-quality young players at...

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Another Blazer Possibly Moving Up

As per today's ESPN story  about Atlanta's search for a GM, the Portland Trail Blazers advance scout John Gabriel is on "an initial list of four candidates in their search to replace outgoing...

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A Cry For Help (White Hat Edition)

Remember the 2005 draft? The one where we didn't take Chris Paul because we needed a shooting guard but had our point guard in Sebastian Telfair? I didn't see the draft itself; we all knew the...

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OT: NASCAR (and some fixes)

I never liked it. It's a tweener. It's not as high-performance as Formula 1 and Indy Car, but it's not truly "stock" car racing, either. The lower-level stock-car racing, I can see the appeal of....

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2009 cap space redux

  Ten days ago, storyteller threw down a well-read post on our cap space prospects , with which you are all probably well acquainted by now. In it, he threw down details about who will be...

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Blazers On Defense (seeking, not giving, opinion)

Seems like whenever we judge where individual Blazers are at, for good or for ill, we always get into how they perform on offense: Shooting, ball-handling, passing, turnovers, and so on. I'm...

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BlazersNotInPlayoffs POLL (with digression!)

First of all, some back history to fill in those unacquainted with my persona (in the name of 300 words! What more, in the name of 300 words?): Moved to Portland from Hawaii in 1993, and became an...

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PG/SF. Who goes. Who stays. Who comes. Thinkin'.

Okay, so the big questions seem to be: 1) Who are the "keepers" from this batch of MarWeb/Trout/Frye/Sergio/Blake/JJ? 2) Who will be our long-term answer at point guard and small forward in the...

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A non-finals fantasy for next year.

I just had to throw this one down to all of you, especially tonight. It's not the finals or a championship, so it doesn't really belong in that thread, even though that's what got me thinking this.A...

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Trade Channing ;( [with POLL!]

Okay--kennetha's diary was too good not to rip off, so here goes. Remember, I'm just altering his original posting, so all credit for this goes to him. All changes to his post will be in...

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POLL of the day (courtesy of Patrick Hruby)

In his weekly multiple-choice, week-in-review quiz at ESPN.com, Hruby lobbed out this one as question number ten.(I won't give away his "correct answer", but it does add another detail.)Oh,...

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The 2009 picture

First of all, this is stepping outside of the whole running issue of "Blake's here, so that makes JJ trade bait, what will we get for him?" However, if something comes of that, it will affect this...

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James Jones vs Marvin Williams (hommage a mrwonderful)

[NOTE: This diary is a word-for-word replica of mrwonderful's diary, except with the words "Josh" and "Childress" changed to "Marvin" and "Williams". Accordingly, those changed words are in...

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Frye Guy's Rookie Contract--and beyond (with POLL!)

!!![WARNING: THIS DIARY CONTAINS USE OF THE WORD "STARTERIER"]!!! "Starterier (STAR-tur-ee'-ur): More deserving of a starting role"In VegasNed's trade diary six entries down, he mentions this: Frye...

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Oden POLL

From the song "Prehensile tail": A species is bound to lose The body parts that it doesn't use So take out my appendix I've never used my appendix Well, I've still got MY appendix--and wisdom...

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Happy Canada Day, Henry Kapono.

We have our first free agent defection of the 2007 off-season!Luke Walton re-signed. Vince Carter re-signed. Shard and G-Wall are opting out and untaken.But now-former Heater Jason Kapono will be a...

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Summer schedule.

Here's the schedule for the Blazers summer league play, but as it's a pdf file, you know the drill: July 6-15, in Las Vegas.Here's the relevant info regarding Team USA activity for Oden: The USA...

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Frye + JJ = Small Forward (now with POLL!)

I've harped on in multiple replies about my stance on the Zach trade. In a nutshell, my hope/prediction is that we're up to this: Roster reduction is the emphasis. Francis will be bought out, for...

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(Reminiscing over last year) To kill time until 4:30 . . .

 . . . here's Bill Simmons' running diary from last year's draft, to rekindle fond memories. Note for this year's reference that the first round goes about three hours long.Highlights: 7:50 -- Hey,...

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Roll Call Tally so far:

27 in Portland. 12 outside of Portland, but in Oregon or Southwest Warshingtun. Three around the SeaTac area. Three in the L.A. area. Three in the Bay Area. Three in Nevada. Two in Colorado. Two in...

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RRRROOOLLLLLLL CAAAAAALLLLLLL!!! (where you at?)

Simple question: Where are you?What town or city are you in? No real need to specify what state or anything unless the town name isn't enough.Dunno why I didn't do this earlier--take a broad...

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Oden/Durant and the 1984 draft re-revisited

I just saw the words "Bowie" and "Jordan" for the umpeenth time in a month.Now, let me preface this by saying MY regret over the 1984 draft is that we didn't do what it took to move up, switch with...

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Oden gets the call POLL

A recent diary by timg56 (TIMMEH!) polledus on the game 1 starting lineup. Oden won the vote for center spot, but a few (myself included) think yes, he WILL be the starting center, but will be...

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Lame joke, plus trade POLL

So this bad dude Bart's gonna get executed by hanging, right, and his gang of friends work up a plan to rescue him. It involves Bart's roommate sneaking in and rigging the hanging platform in such...

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Where I think things are going on the Zach-to-CHI topic

It's becoming more and more evident that, if Zach gets traded to Chicago, it's going to involve Da Bulls trading away a free agent (probably Nocioni, maybe PJ), maybe directly to us, maybe to a...

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