Dallas Writer Praises Portland Fans
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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 05/16/2011 10:52 AM

    I found this article in the Dallas Fort-Worth Sports Day, entitled "Mavericks will not face a tougher environment than what they faced in Portland."

    That Portland thing – I think when you look back at it – they’re not going to play in a tougher environment than Portland. They’re just not. Oklahoma City might be comparable but it’s not going to be any tougher and so once they survive that…it’s not like they didn’t have the best record in the league on the road this year. So, when you put those two factors together, I think they’re just as comfortable on the road as at home and I think they’re going to be a tough out for Memphis or Oklahoma City.
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    While our weather and small market status may have some the big name free agents shying away from Portland, continual positive publicity about how loud and amazing our home court atmosphere at the Rose Garden is can only help our chances when it comes free agency time.  I love the reputations that we are building and hope it only becomes stronger in the upcoming years. Hats off to all of the fans!

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  1. caseyholdahl
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    Posted 05/16/2011 10:56 AM

    Rick Carlyle won't stop talking about the Rose Garden crowd.
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  1. Blazers6thMan
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    Posted 05/16/2011 12:46 PM

    A lot of people talk about how Portland isn't a big market and free agents don't want to come here. But I really like the point you just brought up about our home court and fan base being a very attractive selling point. It worked for Camby (and hopefully Wallace too!)...
    I am a fan of being the team to fear in the Western Conference!
  1. ClydeFrog
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    Posted 05/16/2011 1:47 PM

    I just really loved the part about the writer saying OKC's crowd won't be any tougher than ours was. Looks like wearing the same color every single game doesn't make you the noisiest crowd on the block now does it?
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  1. EthanMoney
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    Posted 05/19/2011 4:09 PM

    Well as far as who SHOULD come out of the west, I think the mavs will be the best representative. Not to mention for all the years Dirks been in the league he STILL hasn't won a championship.
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  1. TayC
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    Posted 05/21/2011 7:07 PM

    so far all week i have heard that the OKC arena is the most difficult place to play for any team....

    i mean these cats dont sit down untill their team scores, they are color coordinated....
    very professional.....like derrick rose....no im jk.
    I am a fan of The Blazers ♂, the £-Train, and of course, The ¤ King. ™
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