Grade The Trade: Gerald Wallace To PDX
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  1. mario250775
    Posts: 197

    Posted 02/26/2011 4:00 PM

    short answer : A
    I am looking forward for first Wallace game in Our team !

    GO BLAZERS !!!
    I am a fan of Portland Trail Blazers, RIP CITY !!!
  1. Brandon Weinant
    Brandon Weinant
    Posts: 109

    Posted 02/26/2011 4:04 PM

    if you dont know why people were so attached to joel than you havn't been a blazer fan for long.

    but i asked a friend of mine that question, they responded and said.

    "he was the first blazer i remember that didn't conform to the jail blazers. he showed character and heart.
    one of the few during that time.. that actually did."

    take that as you want to.

    I am a fan of defence.
  1. Posted 02/26/2011 4:56 PM

    So after having a few days to cool down I take back what I said about us never coming close to getting to the playoffs.  I truly apologize and wish nothing but the best for the Blazers.  I hope the Joel does come back in 30 days and wear the jersey he was born to wear.  Yes I am a Blazers fan, but yes I do get attached to players that make this team stand out.
  1. mbmurr1
    Posts: 530

    Posted 02/26/2011 5:10 PM

    I think Gerald Wallace opens the way to the possibility of trading Nick Batum or at least shopping him in a combination for cp3 or Dwight Howard.
    I am a fan of
  1. Zane Angelo
    Zane Angelo
    Posts: 3

    Posted 02/26/2011 5:50 PM

    Most people seem to know what's up, 
    brookelyn... really? u call yourself a fan and then u say you hope we never make a playoff? why? because we lost a center who, as great as he was and as much as we love him, was bringing nothing essential to the table? Gerald Wallace is the kind of player who get 10 pts from pure hussle and effort plays. He brings offensive and defensive consistency to our team and allows us to match up with any other top 10 team. Consider Miami, LA (or Camby) could cover bosh, Wallace on James, and Roy on Wade. Dont forget the other high energy hussle players we have on D (Batum, Mathews). For the first time as a trail blazer fan I can actually see us going somewhere this playoffs. We have a depth like none we have ever had before and a team chemistry/stylethat was only missing a Gerald Wallace type player to be a contender. For the first time ever we have a team that can not only compete with anyone but win a championship, and people are complaining? 
    Hope those draft picks we sent to Charlotte = the next MJ because if not you will have turned on a Portland team that will be GREAT for a long time to come. 
    Proudly Portland,
  1. Curvychloe
    Posts: 610

    Posted 02/26/2011 8:45 PM

    I don't even know where to start with this. A F?! What? Come on. It sounds like you got some personal feelings for this guy honey.But its a buisness,its about making our team better,and lets be honest Przybilla wasn't bringing it,he himself even said he's not gonna be 100% for a few years. A Few years!! Whats that. Its a business,I get he loves portland and all,but he's still gonna be gettin paid his millions when he suits up for Charlotte.So lets not feel too bad sweetie
    I am a fan of Sexy Blondes at courtside
  1. MrTrailblazer7
    Posts: 10

    Posted 02/27/2011 6:31 PM

    There is a down side johl and cutting ham are good ball players cutting ham is geting better hes still young and two 1st round draft picks so its a C+ or B.
    I am a fan of excited for game today tobad i dont get to see it
  1. Posted 02/27/2011 6:38 PM

    I gave it an A even with the two picks, GO BLAZERS...Also I hope we see The Vanilla Gorilla back in action after 30 days...fingers crossed!..B Roy's still a beast...I saw a lot of people hating on him...LOL that 3 to take us into overtime against the Nuggets was Classic B-Roy and i hope to see more of him in the future!
    I am a fan of Everything Blazer !!!
  1. TayC
    Posts: 1804

    Posted 02/27/2011 7:57 PM

      cutting ham

    thats not a player
    thats what people do around the holidays.
    I am a fan of The Blazers ♂, the £-Train, and of course, The ¤ King. ™
  1. Tom Hasselstrom
    Tom Hasselstrom
    Posts: 3

    Posted 02/28/2011 4:42 AM

    This is probably a good move for next year or maybe the year after...but to give up everyone in the 5 position except for Canby (who wasn't even ready to play at the time) was probably not the smartest move for this year.
    I am a fan of A talented basketball team made up of a bunch of good guys
  1. TayC
    Posts: 1804

    Posted 02/28/2011 5:30 PM

    Aldridge is 6 foot 11 and 2cm.
    he gets the job done nicely at center.
    I am a fan of The Blazers ♂, the £-Train, and of course, The ¤ King. ™
  1. shynz0r
    Posts: 101

    Posted 03/02/2011 9:19 PM

    Aldridge isn't a Center.  SILENCE, INFIDEL!  Are you trying to get his knees killed?!?
    I am a fan of Rudy and Patty's off-court bromance.
  1. I''m OUT!
    I''m OUT!
    Posts: 1059

    Posted 03/04/2011 12:49 AM

    Lamarcus is not a center!! And to think we are ok because Wallace can play the 4 is wishful thinking as well. He is a hack 4, not a legitimate 4. It could work for brief stretches and only against certain teams, but that's it. I like Wallace (at SF), but now we only have one legit Center and one legit Power Forward on our team!! I think it will cause greater wear and tear on LA and Camby now for the rest of the year as well. I think this trade is not good for this season, but could work out to be better for next year. These are the reasons I do not like this trade, not because I am overly attached to Joel and Dante!! Though I really did appreciate their hard work day in and day out without ever complaining about playing time or rotation.

    Posted By TayC on 02/25/2011 5:41 PM
    Like 35,000 new members in a week? 
    And why are some people TALKING IN ALL CAPS? ITS SO WEIRD AND SLOPPY, it remeinds me of a child trapped ina  glass box yelling inaudibly..

     babbit will play the 4 spot.... this opens up playing time for him... this team will flourish for the rest of the season mark my word
    this team will do the opposite of flourish is babbit gets in the number 4 spot.

    The big question i have, is why are so many people attached to Pyrzbilla?
    He has never been one of Portlands  stand out players, and to call him a role player is a stretch at that.
    As a blazer fan, or a fan of any team, you would think that one would want its team to be best it can be, to go out there and play with such fierce players and come out with the W.
    Well this team has had a lot of trouble over the past few years, teams have been lookin at us in their rearveiw for a while now and suddenly we are in the top ten in the race......after the halfway point?....with Roy and Camby injured? ....and we just got an All Star Power Forward???? WHOA!!!!

    This is great for the team, the chemistry will be the only question i have...only concern, but i think this is going to surprise the rest of the league, Wallace could just be the missing link that NBA anthropologists talk about.
    Watch out Now.
    Yes Tay, I vote for you to harp on people using caps lock. With your 18 errors per 20 characters typed in your uneducated, consistentaly misspelled, overly punctuated and grammarless posts, I'm sure you will command their respect. Also GW is not a PF. I see your basketball knowledge still has gone nowhere.

    Posted By shynz0r on 03/02/2011 9:19 PM
    Aldridge isn't a Center.  SILENCE, INFIDEL!  Are you trying to get his knees killed?!?

    ha ha

    I am a fan of comcast and the blazers making deals that keep screwing us over!! woot!
  1. TayC
    Posts: 1804

    Posted 03/04/2011 7:25 PM

    Posted By shynz0r on 03/02/2011 9:19 PM
    Aldridge isn't a Center.  SILENCE, INFIDEL!  Are you trying to get his knees killed?!?

    Oh really? is that why he plays like one....? Is that why he carries the team like one?
    I mean the fool is the same height as dwight howard, howard gets it done just fine at C.
    Aldridge is the tallest player on the team now, and still camby gets the spot at C, usually teams put their tallest player in at C.
    But what does it matter, theyre just finna throw him the ball anyway.
    Aldridge can play both spots.

    Hey Tom, i honestly did not read anything you just wrote, so please stop calling my house........... im not going to go out with you no matter how hard you ride my jock....
    I am a fan of The Blazers ♂, the £-Train, and of course, The ¤ King. ™
  1. I''m OUT!
    I''m OUT!
    Posts: 1059

    Posted 03/05/2011 12:15 AM

    Tay, you are so retarded you keep regurgitating your lame insults. You already used that one on Kassandra several times and someone else who I forgot now, so I guess it is my turn to receive the bounty of blessings from your creative humor.
    I am a fan of comcast and the blazers making deals that keep screwing us over!! woot!
  1. thedanman
    Posts: 1

    Posted 03/05/2011 2:46 AM

    Terrific trade but it did come at a cost.  Pryzbilla was our enforcer and Dante was an everything man.  It sucks that trades mean we have to give something .  We just unloaded my favorite player Pryz.  I'm so happy we got a good guy in return.  Wallace has some fire to go along with his talent.  Good, good trade.
    I am a fan of
  1. TayC
    Posts: 1804

    Posted 03/05/2011 9:03 PM

    oh yeah thats right, i forgot you have any right to say that, because its not like you say the SAME THINGS OVER AND OVER....

    Nor do you leave the forums for months and then come back just to hunt me down and flirt......

    I hate gerald wallace's height almost as much as i hate you....but i loathe you

    I am a fan of The Blazers ♂, the £-Train, and of course, The ¤ King. ™
  1. DHawes22
    Posts: 6488

    Posted 03/09/2011 11:33 AM

    This trade is looking more and more like a steal as each game passes. Crash simply does it all!
    I am a fan of
  1. mbmurr1
    Posts: 530

    Posted 03/10/2011 9:37 PM

    A++++++ trade Gerald is a beast, WE lost 1 average player in Cunningham, Joel has very little game, Marks got paid, So they get 2 #20 or so picks wow no big loss for "crash the beast of the northwest".
    I am a fan of
  1. ClydeFrog
    Posts: 975

    Posted 03/11/2011 12:46 PM

    We always rag on the Lakers for getting Gasol for chump change, but we just pulled off a heist. As much as I like Joel and Dante, they are nowhere near the caliber of player that Crash is and we only gave up 2 1st round picks? 1 that will probably in the 20's this year in a weak draft and a protected pick 2-3 years from now. Wallace isn't as good as Gasol, but we still pulled off a really big coup. Kudos to Cho and the front office staff.
    I am a fan of Watching Elliot Williams Take Flight!
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