NBA Trade Deadline: Should the Portland Trail Blazers Make a Move?

February 14th, 2010 by T. Leave a reply »
The big question for the Portland Trailblazers as the NBA trade deadline approaches is whether or not the team should make a trade.

Everyone knows how the Blazers have been killed by the injury bug during the 2009-2010 season and early on it was assumed they would make a trade for a big man.

However, recent rumblings have key Portland players implying they shouldn't make a trade.

Brandon Roy recently said in an interview with the Oregonian, "Unless it's like a great deal for us, then I understand the approach of not making a move and letting us fight it out."

He added, "If we get in a seven-game series, we can beat any team, even without having our centers."

This is a huge vote of confidence by Roy for the rest of the team. The All-Star thinks that they can beat any team in the league without trading anyone away.

No wonder he's the leader of the team.

But, in my opinion this may be misguided.

Once the Blazers are fully healthy, which should be shortly after the All-Star break, they will have three point guards (counting Jerryd Bayless), two shooting guards, and three small forwards all c ...

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