The Devil’s Advocate: Portland Should Fire GM Kevin Pritchard

March 21st, 2010 by T. Leave a reply »
It seems that a popular topic among Portland Trail Blazer fans these days is the future of general manager Kevin Pritchard with the team.

All of this speculation was caused by the sudden and surprising firing of Tom Penn, the Blazers' assistant general manager.

It is widely believed that Pritchard had nothing to do with the letting go of Penn, and many are shocked by his firing because he was widely respected around the NBA for his talent as an executive.

Few Blazer fans that I have heard from want the Blazers to fire Pritchard, but many fear it may be forthcoming after the recent developments.

Though this article does not reflect many of my personal opinions about Pritchard and the job he has done leading Portland, I wanted to try to play devil's advocate on this topic and look at some reasons Kevin Pritchard may deserve to be fired.

First of all, I think few fan bases in the NBA expect so much from their team and franchise.

Portland fans are, in my opinion, the best in the NBA, and they expect the same from their team.

That's why when Pritchard took over and started a rebuilding of the Trail Blaze ...

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