Exclusive How many years before we are mediocre at best.

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  1. Hoopguru

    Hoopguru Well-Known Member

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    Mediocre can be 45-52 games....

    I'll guess at least 4 years from now through 8 years from now. Don't forget Im the guru!
     
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    LOL, stupid thread is stupid. Anything else you’d like to extract from your colon!?

    “Don’t forget Im the guru!”:mook:

    Thanks for the laugh(s)!
     
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    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

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    2 years after the Blazers get new ownership well be good/great.
     
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    Hoopguru Well-Known Member

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    I very seldom post thread but when I do.....
     
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    good doesn't count has to be above mediocre... I almost said medicare......
     
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    I drink Dos Equis and post on RCT....
     
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    In 52 full seasons the Blazers have won 50 or more games 14 times.
     
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    Next year
     
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    That would be sweet but I dont see it soon. Appreciate your optimism though.
     
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    In 52 full season the Blazers have won 55 or more games 5 times.
     
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    By the time trump is president once more, we should be a 50+ win team. Should have a trip to the Finals and maybe a championship before his term concludes
     
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    PtldPlatypus Let's go Baby Blazers! Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    Mediocre, by definition, means "in the middle". In the middle would basically mean play-in team. I think the Blazers can be a play-in team as early as next year.
     
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    We really could be a play-in team by next season. There are just a lot of moving pieces. Do we make trades at the deadline and if so what are the returns? How much do guys develop? Where do we land in the draft both our pick and the Warriors'? How ready are our draft picks to contribute to winning?

    I could easily see us as a .500 team next season and I could easily see us with one of the worst records in the league again.
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Bruh wtf you trying to start?
     
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    We've been mediocre to terrible for quite some time. I would imagine with the youngest roster in the NBA, it will take a bit.

    Not like we haven't been mediocre or less for a while though....
     
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    I don't quite agree with the definition of mediocre as being a play-in team. Play-in is too broad a spectrum, and one season in the play-in can be 10th in the lottery the next season and the one after that. Meaning that NBA mediocrity is better defined by occasional playoffs with first round exits, IMO

    Prior to Dame's injury year, over 6 seasons, the Blazers averaged a 46-36 record and I know for certain that a hell of a lot of posters here believed that was the very definition of NBA mediocrity

    might all be semantics though. And there might be two or three levels of mediocrity.

    in any event, I think Portland will generally be lottery level for 2-3 more seasons, at minimum. It's going to be a while before they get to the 45-46 win level
     
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    Last years #10 teams were Thunder & Bulls @ 40 win seasons.
    I guess thats why there is now a play in and in season tourney so that fans can still get excited about mediocre teams. I thought The RCT congregation didn't want anything to do with mediocre teams? Its contender or nothing?
     

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