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The Brooke Olzendam Story

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by UKRAINEFAN, May 14, 2018.

  1. UKRAINEFAN

    UKRAINEFAN Well-Known Member

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    julius Global Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator

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    Good read. Sad about her husband, so young and so soon after they married.
     
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    TorturedBlazerFan Well-Known Member

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    Good read, happy she got her dream job, the part about her husband was pretty sad though...
     
  4. Boob-No-More

    Boob-No-More Why you no hire big man coach?

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    Just when I thought I couldn't respect and admire this woman any more...

    She's REALLY good at what she does. I've been following the Blazers forever and she's easily they best sideline reporter they've ever had. Seriously, I keep waiting for the announcement she's leaving us for a bigger market. She definitely has the talent to go as far as her heart wishes.

    While I've respected her competence at her job, I had no knowledge of her back story. I'm happy that she's living her dream, but losing her husband so suddenly and so young is just incredibly sad. I would have never guessed she'd endured something so tragic at such a young age. I hope she's a Blazer for life, but if she does move on to something bigger, I wish her the best. She's worked hard to get where she is and deserves any success that comes her way.

    BNM
     
  5. Labinot41

    Labinot41 The allways negative PTB Fan from Germany

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    Brooke is hot, but the Utah Jazz have the most hottest courtside Reporter in the League
     
  6. Boob-No-More

    Boob-No-More Why you no hire big man coach?

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    Booke is cute as a button (old guy expression), no doubt about it, but to me, what makes someone exceptionally attractive is talent and Brooke has that in spades. She's so much more than just another pretty face. I actually look forward to her sideline segments and post game interviews. Shes that good at what she does. She deserves to be admired for her talent even more than her looks (not that she's lacking in the looks department in any way).

    BNM
     
  7. UncleCliffy'sDaddy

    UncleCliffy'sDaddy Circling the bowl.....

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    What I like best about Brooke (even more so than the outstanding exterior package) is that she comes across as 100% “real”. What you see is what you get....and it leaves you wanting more. I thought Rebecca Harlow was the hottest thing to come down the pike in years but she was so plastic....and transparently ambitious for bigger things. Her interviews with some of the players (LMA in particular) made me feel uncomfortable because they felt overly intimate. She wasn’t real. Brooke comes off as the “little sister” or “buddy” that the players genuinely like and admire and they clearly respond positively to her. She has chemistry that blends well with the current team. I wish her great things but hope like hell she sticks around Portland.

    And FWIW, I believe she found love again and remarried.
     
  8. HCP

    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    You got Rebecca all wrong sir. Definitely down to earth, genuine person. She wanted to be here and the previous director of broadcasting who is no longer with the team made budget cuts and only had her working home games. Thats small time right there, so of course Rebecca looked to move on. You guys can have your opinions about these people on how they do their job, but just wanted to let you know how Ms. Haarlow really was as a person.
     
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    Agree with BNM. Her work outshines any outside appearance. Actually, it enhances an already stellar outside. She has it all, and she will go far. Shes just so darn cute in every facet. Lol.
     
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    UncleCliffy'sDaddy Circling the bowl.....

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    Well gosh.....I sure hope my perceptions of Ms. Olzendam aren’t as skewed as my perceptions of Ms. Harlow.....we can only base our opinions on what we see.....and sometime hear. My apolgies to Ms. Harlow for any aspersions I may have cast.
     
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    EL PRESIDENTE Very Stable Genius

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  12. EL PRESIDENTE

    EL PRESIDENTE Very Stable Genius

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    Brooke was really nice and professional when she did a feature on BlazerFansLA. I'm a fan.
     
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    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Shoot man, you can only judge on what you see on tv or if you got a chance to meet them.
     
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    santeesioux Just keep on scrolling by

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    She seems like a nice lady.
     
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    That's the most important thing to you here? Smh. Brooke is beautiful.
     
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    Hot comes in many forms and I can't imagine another sideline reporter being any classier and more prepared than she is as the Blazers and us fans are lucky to have her.
     
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    SlyPokerCat cats rool dogs drool

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    I like Brooke, but I liked Rebecca Harlow more. Cool story though. Always love learning more about people.
     
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  18. Boob-No-More

    Boob-No-More Why you no hire big man coach?

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    Well said!

    BNM
     
  19. BlazerWookee

    BlazerWookee UNTILT THE DAMN PINWHEEL!

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    I wanna see some skits from her comedy show...
     
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    I didn't know she was a fellow Coug. I like her even more now!! Go Cougs!!
     
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