Why I Love The Trail Blazers

They’re in a small market. People know who they are but many are hard pressed to find Portland on a map.

Their logo is of two, 5 man squads going head to head. Coolest emblem in the league save the old Baltimore Bullets.

Their colors are red and black. Fearsome. They wear white to be polite.

Dr. Jack.

Their house is called the Rose Garden. Not the AT&T-Home Depot-Doritos-Arena.

Billy Ray Bates.

In their Memorial Coliseum in 1977, they were world champions.

Terry, Jerome, Buck and Duck, and that one guy, Clyde.

They traded Whitsitt (poor ‘Hawks).

Also thanks to: Mr. Adelman, Lucas, Sabonis, Wallace, Walton’s knee wraps and Schonley.

Now they’re revamped, rockin’ and downright righteous.


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