Portland Trail Blazers: Locker Room Riddled with Turmoil and Chaos

March 5th, 2012 by Kristian Winfield Leave a reply »
For some, losing weighs equally heavy on the mind as it does on the heart.

That proved evident in the Portland Trail Blazers' 122-110 home loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, tempers rising swelteringly high in the locker room after the game.

The Oregonian's John Canzano summed it up best:

"Joel Przybilla was ticked after the game, and bee-lined to the locker room from the bench like a guy thinking, 'I came back ... FOR THIS?!?' Gerald Wallace was so angry that he slammed over a large recycling bin in the arena tunnel, out of sight of fans, spilling paper and plastics that had to be picked up by some poor guest services guy in a red vest. Jamal Crawford sat by his locker, with a blank expression and said, 'It gets old.'"

"Keep those guys."

"Keep Nic Batum, too. And LaMarcus Aldridge. And Elliot Williams and Wesley Matthews. Those guys want to win, too. But after that, it's trade bait."

Seeing some type of emotion out of this listless group of guys is a sign of good things to come, but it doesn't seem like there's much of it among them.

Factor in the quickly approaching trade ...

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