If Paul becomes a Blazer?
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  1. blazerfanabroad
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    Posted 07/23/2010 9:22 AM

    Will Nate change his playing style if CP3 becomes a Blazer?  I wonder how CP3 and Brandon would coexist?  Brandon's game is more suited to the half court methodical break down the defense at the end of the game.  How would CP3 change that?  I like the idea of getting him but I wonder if Brandon straight up for Paul makes sense.  Would be sad to see Brandon go though.
    I am a fan of Good defense, good chemistry, teamwork and the team gelling and going deep into the playoffs. A championship is in sight!
  1. voytenkoviktor
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    Posted 07/23/2010 9:41 AM

    I dont think Nate will change his playing stile with Paul it will be more up tempo game, even though Nate allways says we gonna run more and be a more up tempo team but it never happens. I mean i have seen us run and it looks great but not alot. With Paul here it would be an up tempo stile for the most part thats just the way Paul is. Brandon and paul would be great together they would make each other better, Super Stars can adjust for the better. I would bet my 2 things in between that BROY wont go anywhere :D 
  1. voytenkoviktor
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    Posted 07/23/2010 10:13 AM

    I found a video on here with Paul saying that hes one of BROYS biggest fans check it out and let me know what u think? This video is on the 5th page and the video has Pauls face on it.  http://www.nba.com/blazers/video/originals/
  1. voytenkoviktor
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    Posted 07/23/2010 10:19 AM

    OOPS! forgot to tell u guys that u have to change the timeframe on ur left side to 2008-2009 then click the 5th page and u will see a video there with Pauls face click it and listen to what he has to say about BROY :D http://www.nba.com/blazers/video/originals/
  1. Bertram
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    Posted 07/23/2010 1:27 PM

    Chris Paul can play any pace he wants. He'll be perfect for us in the half-court. Nate's offense in it's purest deals with a PG who actually handles the ball to create. That's why Brandon has had the ball in his hands a lot because for the longest time he was the only one who could create for other people. Could Blake? Sometimes. Andre Miller helped him out a lot in this area, but he lacked a reliable outside shot which is also what Nate's offense needs.
    I am a fan of B-Roy and LaMonster!
  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 07/23/2010 5:34 PM

    With or without Paul, you will see Portland play a little different this year. Nate changed coaches assistants for a reason, because he wanted to shake things up, and like Bertram said, Paul can adapt to any situation. He and Roy are superstars for a reason.
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  1. BDawg
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    Posted 07/23/2010 9:31 PM

    It is difficult, if not impossible to play an uptempo game when you have to take the ball out of the net more often than not.  At the start of the 09-10 season, the Blazers had excellent interior defense, but lacked perimeter defense...outside of Nic.  Blake and company were having a difficult time stopping the ball and denying penetration.  Thus, you saw our bigs (Oden and Priz in particular) in foul trouble often.  With Priz and G.O down with injury, we then had a MAJOR problem getting stops.  If not for Dre's incredible ability to see the floor and make that outlet pass, things would have been even worse.  I, like Hawes, see next season differently.  The team has acknowledged the need for perimeter D and added Matthews and Johnson.  I believe that they will place defense high on their priority list when looking for a starting PG as well.  With the bigs back healthy, and the perimeter D hopefully shored up, you WILL see a different pace.  Get ready!
    I am a fan of players that play with PASSION and PRIDE
  1. TayC
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    Posted 07/24/2010 10:04 PM

    If CP3 comes up to Portland, you can count on him running the team for the most part.
    His ingenious creativity to create for him and the rest of his team is what makes him who he is.
     McMillan could go on vacation 
    I am a fan of The Blazers ♂, the £-Train, and of course, The ¤ King. ™
  1. Bertram
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    Posted 07/24/2010 10:44 PM

    And Brandon can just rack up the points.
    I am a fan of B-Roy and LaMonster!
  1. ripcityfan5221
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    Posted 07/24/2010 11:38 PM

    Nate will play different  this  season because he has a whole new coaching staff. Theirs  going to be a lot of D fence this season a lot more than last season
    I am a fan of greg working hard to be a asset this year
  1. Blazers4Life247
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    Posted 07/25/2010 1:17 AM

    as long as this team stays healthy throughout the year with or without cp3 i see us being a very strong contender in the west. we are stacked
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