GM still important?
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  1. jonthorpe
    Posts: 125

    Posted 12/04/2011 8:46 PM

    With all the Roy and Oden talk it seems like people are forgetting about the fact that we dont have a GM. I'd like to hear people's opinions on this:

    Can Paul Allen, President Miller, and Chad Buchanan put together something solid for this season? How long can a triumverant be the GM?

    Are there any GMs out there that catch your attention at this point?

    Why not have Chad Buchanan take over? What about him makes Miller and Allen weary? I personally think he's been very proffesional and knows Portland inside and out.

    From what broadcasters and Blazers employees have said, it seems like once the season gets started, there isnt a lot of time for anything due to the business of the season, especially due to our condensed season this year. So would that cause the front office to make (another?) bad hire?

  1. SithLord13
    Posts: 56

    Posted 12/15/2011 5:11 AM

    I think our biggest need right now (even more important than a solid Guard play) is a GM who can get things done. Not many will be on board with this but I miss Kevin Pritchard. All the guys after him failed to deliver when it mattered. He knows how to find great value in trades as well as the draft. He may not be able to put the final touches in Free Agency but that's the only issue with him. I think we could have landed someone like CP3 with KP as our GM.
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