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  • joined Mar 24, 2008
  • last login Mar 19, 2014
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Washington Senators orphan who became an O's fan ; a Blazers fan when they traded for Buck Williams and a Redskins fan while in the cradle.

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  • MLB Baltimore Orioles
  • NBA Portland Trail Blazers
  • NFL Washington Redskins
  • NCAAB Maryland Terrapins
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A Tale of Two Teams

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/jerrybrewer/2015654101_brewer19.html   Baltimore Oriole fans are not alone in their sense of frustration and despair.  The other team I like to follow, the S...

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Checking up on Viktor Kryapa

Anyone note that Viktor Kryapa was named Euroleague MVP for the month of March and league Defensive Player of the Year? He's one former Blazer I wouldn't mind seeing back. He's hard nosed and a...

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Interesting stuff on Truehoop today

1) Cav's lose to Grizzilies - we aren't the only ones ; and a possible warning on what could happen if you rely on just one guy at crunch time. 2) The Nets Terrence Williams and Twitter -...

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From yesterday's Truehoop

 UPDATE: TrueHoop reader Brad e-mails: "Isn't what you recommend based on his findings exactly what the Spurs are doing? They bought a D-League team (Austin Toros, 90 minutes up I-35), and as 48...

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Getting LeBron to Portland - by H Abbott

Have you guys seen this from Henry Abbott? Skip down to the end where he (and David Thorpe) come up with a couple of trade suggestions. Anybody here willing to make those trades? Not me.  Not by...

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Junk Drawer - 11/18: What happened to Friday Night Lights?

FNL was a show I tried to catch every week for the past two seasons.  I felt it had a lot of interesting story lines coming out of the simple premise of a small town Texas high school football...

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Players renounced by their teams

Did anybody note some of the players the Sixer's renounced over the summer? Rick MahornDerrick McKeyRodney Rogers That's a lot of talent....                                       .... for an...

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This year's sleepers

Which players do you think might be the sleepers in the draft?   The next Tony Parker or Tyshaun Prince or Josh Howard? For the purposes of this question, consider a sleeper to be someone who gets...

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Evaluating Mock Draft lists

Both Draft Express and Hoops Hype have Portland taking Darren Collison at #13.  I don't get it.  HoopsHype says Collison is a role player at the NBA level and uses Earl Watson as a comparison...

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Why are some of us so critical?

I was watching the feed from the Kings broadcast last night and saw something interesting.  The announcers were talking about Portland and their age and how in just a few years they may be the team...

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Another post on the roster - or - why we'll see no trades

On the assumption that at least some folks out there think a little tweaking of the roster might be of benefit, who do you think we could add?The rebounder & enforcer off the bench?A starting PG?A...

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Improving the roster

BlazersOrBust asked this question in another diary.  A question I was also pondering this morning.  What does Portland need in terms of bringing on new players?Before the season started a consensus...

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Blazer praise from the Washington Post

Some more coverage from outside Portland.  Not only is a nice piece about the Blazer's (they give some focus on Blake, who is sort of a local, having played at Maryland and then for the Wizards),...

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From SI.com

Two questions rescued from the weekly spam 2. "In the NBA preview in SI, you quote a scout saying that Rasheed Wallace has the highest basketball IQ in the league. Is that for real? What does he...

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Pritchard's genius

Check out the following from the Chicago Sun Times (by way of Hoopshype).http://hoopshype.com/rumors.htmDo you think anybody is still of the opinion that Chicago outsmarted Pritchard in exchanging...

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Rudy out with an injury

From Draft Express, by way of Truehoop.http://www.draftexpress.com/viewarticle.php?a=2280Story wasn't clear on how serious an injury.  The guy replacing him in the lineup - 17 yrs old - is...

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New Kobe Trade rumor

The Detroit News is reporting a potential Byrant to Detroit deal.The Pistons would ship Richard Hamilton, Tayshuan Price, Amir Johnson and 1st round pick to the Lakers for Byrant.I'm thinking I...

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The source of the "chain smoking Euros"

reputation.Think this is where fatty got his opinion from?http://www.ballineurope.com/euroleague/saras-vs-greer/(btw - I'm referring to the logo, not the article)Note:  picked this off of TrueHoop.E...

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There are worse situations to be in

than being a fan of the Blazers.Portland has really only sucked on a competative level for maybe two years.  That's peanuts.  And while the news about Oden may be a little disheartening, it doesn't...

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Tight rotation or complete 2nd unit

Which strategy do you think the Blazers should adopt?They have youth and numbers, meaning they should be able to run and that a number of guys are going to need minutes if they are going to...

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Howard / Wade verse Oden / Roy

Prior to the start of last season, had I been able to pick any two players to start my team, they would have been Dwayne Wade and Dwight Howard.  Now, I'm not so sure.  It's not because I am having...

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Revisiting Ime

Ime has been a topic of multiple discussions.  Fans here tend to group into one of three categories.Those who think Ime was a nice role player and a nice human interest story and would have liked...

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One of those "What if" trade possibilities

The Garnett trade planted the seed.  Knickfan's post evaluating Pritchard's moves (in particular the Randolph trade) watered it.  Idog's post has gotten me to go out and bring it in.How many of you...

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I know a guy

who has been working on a time machine and he's asked me to give it a test drive.  As a former history major, it sounded exciting.  Going back in time and seeing great events as they happened....

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Taking the deal Seattle just did.

How many here would have said yes to Kurt Thomas and Phoenix's 2008 and 2010 picks for a conditional 2nd rounder?(Note: I realize this assumes we had a trade exception available to make the deal...

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Trading for Ime's Replacement

Since one of my favorite players from last years' squad is apparently leaving for SA, here is my suggestion for replacing him.First though, let me preface this with the statement that I don't think...

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The 4th guy

Scotty raised the point that Portland has a ton of potential trading chips and should consider cashing them in to obtain that 4th guy to team with Roy Aldridge and Oden.  He identified PG, SG and...

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Starting lineup results

Entries were all over the place.It was pretty much a tie between a Jack/Roy/LMA/Oden line up and one with Zach in place of LaMarcus at 4 votes each.All of the LMA/Oden l-u's had different SF's...

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What will be the starting lineup?

"ve seen several different opinions posted on this.  How about a vote on who you think will be the opening night starting 5?Just list the starting 5 - not what you think the depth chart will be....

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Assuming the impossible

and quebecois' proposed deal gets done.  Portland ends up with the #2 pick.Would you trade it to Dallas for Josh Howard?As part of the deal, they would have to take Miles (or you can select any...

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