Jarron Collins Signed to 10-Day Contract
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  1. RipCityVice
    Posts: 126

    Posted 03/01/2011 10:48 AM

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers have signed center Jarron Collins to a 10-day contract, it was announced today by General Manager Rich Cho.
    Collins, 32, holds career averages of 3.9 points, 2.9 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 15.9 minutes in 537 games (216 starts) with Utah, Phoenix and the L.A. Clippers. He appeared in 23 games this season for the Clippers, posting averages of 0.7 points, 0.7 rebounds and 6.8 minutes.
    A 10-year NBA veteran who played collegiately at Stanford, Collins (6-11, 249) spent the 2009 preseason with the Trail Blazers, averaging 3.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 14.0 minutes in four games.
    The Trail Blazers roster stands at 14 players with today’s signing. 
    A Backup 5! Good news. I have not heard if the 32-year-old will play vs HOU, but it's hard not to get a little excited to see this. A Veteran center who can fill in that middle.

    Breathe a little sigh of relief.
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  1. DHawes22
    Posts: 6488

    Posted 03/01/2011 11:07 AM

    I'd say he's pretty comparable to Marks, maybe a better defender/rebounder and less of a shooter, but hopefully he'll get the job done. He did a decent job for Phoenix against us in the playoffs last year.
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  1. turdferguson
    Posts: 49

    Posted 03/01/2011 11:58 AM

    He will at least be able to give Camby some relief which I think is most important right now.  It will be a while before he can put in the big minutes that he was before the injury. 
    I am a fan of new seasons and new possibilities.
  1. lucy8u
    Posts: 18

    Posted 03/01/2011 12:55 PM

    Some much needed beef under the basket!
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  1. glynn2k10
    Posts: 44

    Posted 03/01/2011 1:29 PM

    I wish the heat would believe in giving guys 10 day contracts. Good move for blazers though, they NEEDED a center. I wouldn't be surprised if they sign another body before playoff time for insurance. 
  1. BDawg
    Posts: 1593

    Posted 03/01/2011 7:09 PM

    Welcome Jarron!  You've got 6 to give, use 'em.
    I am a fan of players that play with PASSION and PRIDE
  1. cransford24
    Posts: 269

    Posted 03/02/2011 4:37 PM

    I won't complain about this since I think having Collins to backup Camby is better than having Batum or Wallace playing center but I think we should have tried to get Leon Powe
    I am a fan of the Blazers draft selections. Feels good to finally be able to say that
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