A long-awaited sense of triumph and elation graced the City of Roses Thursday evening, as Blazers guard Brandon Roy earned a spot on the Western Conference All-Star team. After years of All-Star snubs, such as Zach Randolph a season ago and Rasheed Wallace for several years while he was still in his prime, Portland players are notorious for receiving little to no respect from fans and coaches around the NBA.
We have all heard the expression, “the calm before the storm.” But the Portland Trail Blazers are putting their own spin on the old adage, altering it ever so slightly to read, “the calm after the storm.”
National Basketball Association (NBA) history has proven that when freakish athleticism meets level-headed maturity, a player the caliber of Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan or Vince Carter is typically the result.
Will Vikings women’s basketball win more games this season under first-year head coach Sherri Murrell?