World Ending? Bill Simmons Has Something Nice To Say About Portland...
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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 02/07/2011 12:59 PM

    Via Blazersedge-
     Simmons: "He's one of the worst All-Star snubs of all time. I don't think he's going to make it. The Yao Ming -- It's going to be either him or Love. Either one of them is a travesty but what can you do? It's a 13-player team."
     Simmons: "Can't say enough about Aldridge. I never thought he was going to be this good. I actually thought when they signed him to that extension, I thought it was stupid. I thought they gave him too much money. I didn't think he'd be this good." 
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  1. PersianBoi
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    Posted 02/07/2011 5:53 PM

    wow, good on simmons for doing that.  Aldridge not making the All-Star team was really disappointing.  Next year hopefully.
    I am a fan of winning games on the road with Patty's threes
  1. Herr
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    Posted 02/08/2011 1:44 AM

    It just kills me that LMA isn't in the All-Star game.  Just hurts...
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  1. BDawg
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    Posted 02/08/2011 4:59 AM

    @Herr...Get over it.  I have.  With the minutes LA is having to play, an 83rd game on his schedule may have been too much.  The LAST thing this team needs with their sites set on a post-season appearance is for Aldridge to go down.  Something needs to be done about his minutes, and I feel something will.

    Noteworthy is the fact that Simmons' comments came BEFORE another career high outburst by LMA, and again on an NBA juggernaut.  LaMarcus is shutting people up the best way possible...with his play.
    I am a fan of players that play with PASSION and PRIDE
  1. CarlJ1
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    Posted 02/08/2011 10:49 AM

    I was feeling the same as Herr but i realize LA needs all the rest he can get plus he was fighting a losing battle of getting in the allstar game it was either players who has better records, A player who are put up historical numbers in Love and a rookie phenom in Blake so I hope no one turn down going to the allstar game for the west or get injured because we need a fresh LA in the second half.
    I am a fan of Respect, Loyalty, Honor & Pride the same thing the Blazer & their true fans are made of RIP CITY STAND UP!
  1. TayC
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    Posted 02/08/2011 6:58 PM

    perhaps the entire city of portland needs to see a psychiatrist...this whole self pity thing is just getting so old.

    People say nice things about portland, ya'll just dont know where to look.....

    if you want people to have a different opinion of you then you guys have to make that change.
    crying about it wont change a thing.
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