Trailblazers name change

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  1. GhostOfPGA

    GhostOfPGA The late great Paul Allen

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    what would Calabro do after quitting to find the team didn't move to Seattle, they took the name sonic from mister sonic!!!
    Oh the irony would be top shelf. Hahaha
     
  3. BlazerBeav

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    Trust that you saw the full video of this now, showing that right before it the old guy had been knocked over, and that the state trooper (while making the universal 'ok' gesture) clearly verbally asked him 'are you okay?' - to which the old guy says 'yes, I'm good'. Gross character assassination comes from edited clips on twitter.
     
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  4. Mediocre Man

    Mediocre Man Mr. SportsTwo

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    I haven’t seen it, and would love to
     
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    GriLtCheeZ "Well, I'm not lookin' for trouble."

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    Minstrel Top Of The Pops Global Moderator

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    If the team changed their name to the Portland Blazed, would it be offensive to use a Bill Walton logo for the team?
     
  7. BoomChakaLaka

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    As per Lewis & Clark College, the Pios

    Portland Pioneers

    but i agree with an earlier post, IF it were deemed necessary to change, go with “Blazers” and nothing really has to change.

    Then there’s the Portland Riptides...and “Rip City” gains new meaning :)
     
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    since we’ll win the championship in a couple of months!
     
  9. BonesJones

    BonesJones We got shooters.

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    Given all the names thrown out in this thread, I PRAY to GOD our name never gets changed.
     
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    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    EL PRESIDENTE Coronavirus is a chinese bioweapon.

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  12. Lanny

    Lanny Original Season Ticket Holder "Mr. Big Shot"

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    I remember the naming contest. I was seriously disappointed with the new name at first. But then it grew and grew on me until I now feel that we have the best name in the whole damned NBA. They'll rename it over my dead body.
     
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    You can't use anything related to a human as all humans have something bad, or something they object to. So, you have to pick an inanimate object (PETA will take out the bucks [sexist anyway], etc.) or some state of mind.
     
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    tlongII Legendary Poster

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    I think serious consideration will and should be given to changing it from Portland to Oregon,
    e.g. the Oregon Oaks
     
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    I genuinely am surprised the number of Blazer fans that don't realize Trail Blazers is 2 words... not one. We're the Portland Trail Blazers... Not Portland Trailblazers <shrug>
     
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    No. Absolutely not.
     
  18. SportsAndWhine

    SportsAndWhine Dumbass For Hire

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    not having a racist mascot or logo helps the Blazers’ cause a lot in keeping their name, probably more so than if they’d gone with Pioneers instead.

    I would quite like it if they took the moniker of their sister team, the Portland Fire, after signing Sabrina Ionescu as the first woman to play in the NBA ...
     
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    Jon mr. 300

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    the Portland Homeless
    the Portland SJW's
     
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    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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