Dear Portland Trail Blazers: What Gives?

November 21st, 2009 by D REW Leave a reply »
Okay, okay...I'm not gonna sit here and be a pessimist who pretends he has any idea of what it is like to play in a full season in the NBA.

Nor am I going to complain and say our beloved Portland Trail Blazers are not off to the rock'n'roll start their schedule should allow.

Rather, I am going to try to politely and positively explain why the Blazers (who stand at 9-5) are not standing at 11-2, or even 13-0.

Cause the Trail Blazers have played some pretty easy teams. 

None more easy than the Golden State Warriors...who beat Portland last night in Golden State 109-94.   Due to injuries...the Golden State Warriors only have about seven guys on their team. 

It was... embarrassing. 

One might call it: Conduct unbecoming of an NBA playoff caliber team. 

So let's look at the bright side (if we can...)!

First off, about last night, prior to tip off Portland had lost eight straight games in the Bay Area, meaning we have not won in Golden State in four years. 

Furthermore, Portland's twenty-three turnovers allowed Golden State get hot in front of their home court fans.  ...

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