Free Agent Blazers sign Marquess Chriss to training camp deal

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  1. TBpup

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    ....okay, that was pretty good. :bgrin:
     
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    FIFY
     
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    Useless? He spends more time at work when he makes highlight reels. Think about that will ya? There are a few in here that want him away from home.
     
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    there is also one person in his home that wants him to stay away from home
     
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    It’s kind of funny. Portland holds its own lottery every off-season. They bring in every cast-off they can find and hope they get lucky with one of them. This is what you do when you can’t make trades.
     
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    Is that because he is "Useless"?
     
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    damn I wish Portland could make trades :(
     
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    Interesting when the last two years trades netted the Blazers both Roco and Nance.
     
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    And Powell
     
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    His picture is nice so we'll give him a pass.
     
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    Yes, those were modest trades, but Portland can never get the guys they really want. Dame said as much just a month or so ago.
     
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    Link.
     
  13. Scalma

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    so now free agency and trades are the same thing?

    lol @ modest. Olshey has acquired 3 starters thru trades just in the past year.
     
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    Yeah i think he's just confused.
    Free Agency has been bleak for sure.
    Trades though are the one thing that is keeping the Blazers in the playoffs.
    Now if he wants to call is mediocrity then i can understand that a bit. Not many like first round exits.
     
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    Yes, essentially. Portland can’t trade for big-time players and they can’t pick them up through free agency. It’s been that way for awhile. Nurkic was probably the last really significant trade acquisition, but that was in 2018. And when was the last time Portland acquired a superstar either through a trade or a free-agent pickup?
     
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    Enough with the avatar. Should I post a man's hairy ass as my avatar?
     
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    If you wanted to, it wouldn't be against the rules. @crandc had avatars with muscular, mostly-unclothed men for years for the same reason.
     
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    I'm half tempted to put my bare ass as my avatar now that I know it isn't against the rules.
     
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    Not fully bare, just mostly. A bear ass, or a bare ass (donkey)--those are also OK.
     
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    Stop trying to define what a fan is. They can be however they want. You don't get to decide.

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