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  1. commontongue
    Posts: 1864

    Posted 12/09/2011 10:11 AM

    Who should we now be targeting in free agency ? Nene" running alongside LaMarcus ? Chauncey to back up Felton ? Shannon Brown is also available i think to back up Wesley ? We certainly have options now.
    I am a fan of our new roster playing with and for eachother.
  1. ClydeFrog
    Posts: 975

    Posted 12/09/2011 10:16 AM

    Shannon Brown is signing with the Suns, so his name is off the market. Might be time to get Jamal Crawford's agent on the phone!
    I am a fan of Watching Elliot Williams Take Flight!
  1. commontongue
    Posts: 1864

    Posted 12/09/2011 10:20 AM

    Shannon is going to waste away in Phoenix. Jamal could be our Jason Terry. Whats the likelihood of having enough to attract Nene to come run with our squad ? Felton,Wesley,Gerald,LaMarcus & Nene would be an outstanding starting line-up.
    I am a fan of our new roster playing with and for eachother.
  1. Blazer247
    Posts: 591

    Posted 12/09/2011 10:23 AM

    No chance we get Nene. Jamal Crawford is prob the best bet unless anyone else knows available big men?
    I am a fan of BLAZER BASKETBALL. Not drafts, not business, not trades, not David Stern. Just BLAZER BASKETBALL.
  1. Goonie
    Posts: 77

    Posted 12/09/2011 10:24 AM

    B-roys salary wont come off the cap until April, or at least thats what im reading since its most likely going to be a "medical retirement" which means its one year from when dallas knocked us out of the playoffs, so were stuck with mini mid-level for the time being, unless some magical trade happens. This free agency period is going to be crazy! Feel free to correct me if im wrong, just been a long moring for me after hearing the news about BROY. If Blazers dont retire his jersey....at least it will be retired on my wall! Long Live RIP CITY!
    I am a fan of D-LILLARD!
  1. Bull Frog
    Bull Frog
    Posts: 95

    Posted 12/09/2011 2:04 PM

    Regardless, we are heart broken in my house. My girlfriend is devastated and in tears. I am gonna punch a hole in the wall. We love you Roy!
    I am a fan of Never giving up. I will be a Blazer fan for all of my life. Rip City!
  1. barnettfan
    Posts: 392

    Posted 12/09/2011 2:14 PM

    I was hoping he would do the right thing and renegotiate his contract I did not expect him to retire. I can see why he did though. I hope he don's a suit and gets a ring through coaching. Class act I will miss him
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  1. maryhawkins
    Posts: 1

    Posted 12/09/2011 9:18 PM

    I think Blazers should offer Brandon Roy the General Manager position!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Brandon has a lot of experience where he can still help our team.

    Mary Hawkins

    I am a fan of Rip City Blazers!
  1. sedare
    Posts: 53

    Posted 12/09/2011 10:31 PM

    In all honesty, I could really see Roy taking a position with Portland in their dev staff. He could be amazing to teach some up and coming players court awareness, something hes amazing at, and still stick with the team that stuck with him. :)

    For sure I hope hes in the Blazers future even off the court.
    I am a fan of standing by the team in my home town, Portland.
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