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PTB Liberation Day - 2/10/04

Portland trades Rasheed. The Blazers proved they were serious about changing the organization on that day. There is no doubt he is an extremely talented player and an unselfish team player in many ways. But he was the lightning rod and the face of the Jail Blazers. To this day he does not understand how his "me against the NBA and their officials" attitude affects his teammates in a negative way. With Ben Wallace a distant memory in the Detroit locker room, I find it extremely improbable that the Pistons will taste victory in a championship series with Rasheed Wallace as their leader.

Thus 2/10/04 stands out as the day the Portland Trailblazer organization proved it was willing to part with talent if it did not fit the purpose of winning a championship.

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Greg Anthony was no slouch either
Commented on Blazer's Edge Roundtable: Least Favorite Blazer of All-Time on Jul 22 2014, 8:11p
for Darius Miles
Voted on Jul 22 2014, 9:48a
I don't think they have a choice
Commented on Blazers' White "Rip City" Sleeved Jerseys Revealed on Jul 21 2014, 9:30p - 1 reply
for No
Voted on Jul 21 2014, 9:28p
Replacing Ariza for Parsons doesn't help them in the regular season
Commented on A Post-Free Agent Period Western Conference Power Rankings on Jul 19 2014, 10:26a - 1 reply
Not Brad Daugherty??
Commented on Sizing Up LaMarcus Aldridge's Desire To Be Best Blazer Of All-Time on Jul 15 2014, 8:21p
I think Blake has a little more left in him than Watson did last season
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers Summer League Recap: Blazers Dominate Atlanta Hawks 91-76 on Jul 15 2014, 8:11p - 1 reply
How about a healthy Bowie??
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: Fans, Players, Media, and Portland History on Jul 15 2014, 3:36p
Let's not draw assumptions from one article
Commented on Sizing Up LaMarcus Aldridge's Desire To Be Best Blazer Of All-Time on Jul 15 2014, 3:05p
Too soon to label this the Damian Era
Commented on Sizing Up LaMarcus Aldridge's Desire To Be Best Blazer Of All-Time on Jul 15 2014, 2:56p - 1 reply
This sums up my thoughts on the subject pretty well
Commented on Sizing Up LaMarcus Aldridge's Desire To Be Best Blazer Of All-Time on Jul 15 2014, 2:47p
Lillard has that shot and it is the emotional winner
Commented on Sizing Up LaMarcus Aldridge's Desire To Be Best Blazer Of All-Time on Jul 15 2014, 2:36p
It seems like they should look a bit more polished than they do
Commented on Las Vegas Summer League Media Row Report: Blazers 75, Rockets 67 on Jul 14 2014, 10:25a - 2 replies
This appears to be true
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers Sign Steve Blake with Bi-Annual Exception on Jul 12 2014, 3:31p
All good quotes to pick out!
Commented on Transcript: Blazers Introduce Chris Kaman and Steve Blake At Press Conference on Jul 10 2014, 10:46p
I don't think that is true in this case
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers Sign Steve Blake with Bi-Annual Exception on Jul 10 2014, 10:11p - 1 reply
This is all well and good
Commented on Can Will Barton Play Point Guard? on Jul 9 2014, 3:55p
His defense can improve while working with Team USA
Commented on Thunder's Russell Westbrook Will Not Play For Team USA At 2014 FIBA World Cup on Jul 7 2014, 10:10p - 3 replies
It would be great for Lillard to get this opportunity
Commented on Thunder's Russell Westbrook Will Not Play For Team USA At 2014 FIBA World Cup on Jul 7 2014, 9:42p - 1 reply
for Yes
Voted on Jul 4 2014, 3:03a
Not lame, I just think the ceiling for the team with LA could be higher with a couple additions to the bench
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers: How to Value LaMarcus Aldridge on Jun 30 2014, 2:30p
Well put
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers 2014 NBA Draft: Not as Empty as You Think on Jun 28 2014, 12:57p
Off the top of my head...
Commented on Portland Trail Blazers 2014 NBA Draft: Not as Empty as You Think on Jun 28 2014, 12:09p - 2 replies
I haven't seen much of Young but he seems like a guy we could use off the bench
Commented on A Proposed Trade Between the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76'ers on Jun 24 2014, 9:17p - 1 reply
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