Archive for Portland Trailblazers

PTRW #820 WESLEY MATTHEWS

Posted in Wesley Matthews with tags on December 19, 2014 by Red

“It speaks to the trust we have in each other. We have fun with it. I don’t think many teams nowadays — not just in the NBA — just have fun with moving the ball. That’s when we’re at our best, when the ball is flying around and everybody is passing it to each other and playing unselfish.”

PTRW #783 ROBIN LOPEZ

Posted in Robin Lopez with tags , on November 27, 2014 by Red

“My main thing when I got here was: What can I do to make things easier for everybody? I’m playing with a lot of great players and I’m just trying to do whatever I can on the floor to help everybody else out.”

From LaMarcus Aldridge

“He’s so unselfish and it just rubs off on everybody. The fact that he goes out every night and doesn’t care about shots and things like that, it just makes guys play harder and want to be like him. He’s definitely the key to the chemistry in our starting lineup, because he doesn’t care about shots or even stats, he just wants to win.”

PTRW #750 LIONEL HOLLINS

Posted in Lionel Hollins with tags on October 31, 2014 by Red

On his former team, the 1977 World Champion Portland Trailblazers:

We had very skilled players who understood how to pass, when to pass and who were willing to pass.

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