Exclusive The ultimate Fans Ask the Questions continues... the original owner of the Blazers, Larry Weinberg!

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  1. SlyPokerDog

    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

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    Just got done setting up an interview with the great Larry Weinberg.

    This man is Blazer history.

    Post your questions.
     
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    What does he think will happen with Blazer ownership? This is a very different time for many fans. Many have never known the Blazers with another owner.
     
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    tlongII Yes I am smarter than you

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    I believe this has already been done.
     
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    Maybe new questions?
     
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    As someone who has some especially fond memories there but also as someone who understands real estate, what do you think should be done with the Memorial Coliseum?
     
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    What is your favorite piece of Blazer memorabilia?
     
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    HailBlazers Ride the REmerge

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    What piece of advice would you give the future owner(s)?
     
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    Are you considering ownership?
     
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    When was the last time you've been to Portland for a Blazer game?
     
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    From the beginning until now what has been the most fulfilling thing about the story of this franchise?
    Did you ever think at least in the beginning that this fanbase would be as loyal and supportive as it has been through good and bad times?
     
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    I was born in 1988 so you're absolutely right!
     
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    Even those born in 80 don't remember much before Paul Allen. That's almost 40 years ago.
     
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    If they had decided against drafting Walton who was next on their board?
     
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    When will the Blazers win another championship?
     
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    First of all thank you so very much for giving this city and us fans the Trail Blazers. Over the years there have been so many people and players connected to the Blazers that have meant so much to us and you were the catalyst that made that happen. Not only did you bring us our first major league sports franchise, when it was time to say goodbye you could not have found a better person to sell the team to and carry on what you started. Again, thank you for that.

    Tell us about first meeting Paul Allen and how it came about that he was the one you sold the team to.
     
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