My Premature Reflection on the Portland Trail Blazers’ Wild Season

April 27th, 2010 by Busta Bucket Leave a reply »

I just figured out my new creed that I should print up on a t-shirt and wear  every day with pride:  " No matter what happens , I will always be a Blazer fan".

On Thursday the Blazers face elimination at the hands of the Phoenix Suns. Let that sink in for a moment. This Thursday could be the last time we see these guys on the Rose Garden court until pre season of next season, or the Blazer could win and stretch out this improbable run these last few months for a few more days.... or weeks.

Either way, It will be bitter sweet.

In some ways I don't dread a loss or elimination from the playoffs. Before you go calling me a fair weather fan, queen bee hater , or anything else like that let me explain. This game if lost, would close the door on a horrendous season that has caused players, organization members and fans alike an immeasurable amount of angst. The loss would begin the process of healing. A win would propel the fan base and the team to a game 7 , one they surely could win and the Blazers could even make it to the second round of the playoffs (would that Blazer fans were so lucky).

If you asked me ...

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