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The NBENFANT Thread (NBA): 2020-2021 Edition!

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Re: The NBENFANT Thread (NBA): 2020-2021 Edition! 

Post#1121 » by Shem » Sat Jul 10, 2021 1:10 am

This is still probably one of my favorite highlights of all time even though it was 7 years ago:

April 4, 2014:
HotrodBeaubois wrote:I never said Dallas was good as Portland


Earlier on December 8, 2013:
HotrodBeaubois wrote:That's the Whole Point Portland is No better than Dallas
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Post#1122 » by JasonStern » Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:08 am

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Cash those Olshey checks!
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Post#1124 » by JasonStern » Mon Aug 2, 2021 11:30 pm

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Olshey finally traded Collins and filler for Dame's friend DeRozan? YAY!
Wait - no? He just wasted a lotto pick. Well, that sounds more realistic.
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Bummer. When Hood and Whiteside showed up at playoff games for the Blazers this year, I was hoping it was a sign that they would be minimum contract signings this off-season.
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Post#1130 » by JasonStern » Tue Aug 10, 2021 8:35 pm

Now I know that a college team could never realistically beat an NBA team, but it's not unreasonable to believe that Dana Altman at Oregon acquired more talent this off-season than Neil Olshey.
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Post#1131 » by JasonStern » Mon Aug 23, 2021 9:17 pm

https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/32056322/nba-power-rankings-post-free-agency-edition-how-big-was-summer-shakeup

TL/DR: ESPN projects Portland as the 8th seed in the west, losing in the 1st round again to the Old Man Lakers.
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Post#1135 » by Shem » Tue Sep 7, 2021 4:37 am

April 4, 2014:
HotrodBeaubois wrote:I never said Dallas was good as Portland


Earlier on December 8, 2013:
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Post#1136 » by JasonStern » Thu Sep 9, 2021 9:37 pm

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Post#1137 » by JasonStern » Mon Sep 20, 2021 10:04 pm

https://www.si.com/nba/2021/09/20/ranking-best-nba-players-top-100-2022

98. Larry Nance Jr., Portland Trail Blazers
92. Norman Powell, Portland Trail Blazers
80. Robert Covington, Portland Trail Blazers
65. Jusuf Nurkić, Portland Trail Blazers
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Post#1138 » by JasonStern » Sat Sep 25, 2021 5:58 pm

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Post#1139 » by kumquat » Sun Sep 26, 2021 7:23 am

JasonStern wrote:https://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/264178/Trail-Blazers-Re-sign-Keljin-Blevins-To-Two-Way-Contract

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