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Must keep Pryzbilla


Big Guys get hurt; we need to keep Joel.

 

Reading Blazers Edge, listening to sportstalk radio and listening faithfully to Blazer-related podcasts I view with extraordinary concern any talk that Pryzbilla (or his contract) is suitable trade-bait.

 

Oden isn't the problem; Big Guys get hurt. 

 

Games played by:

Bynum (LA)  2005-10            46, 82, 35, 50, 65

Mbenga (LA) 2005-10           21, 16, 26, 23, 49

Fesenko (UT) 2007-10          9, 21, 49

Okur (UT) 2005-10                 82, 82, 80, 72, 73

Petro (DEN) 2005-10            72, 57, 27, 22, 36

Andersen (DEN) 2005-10    67, 32, 5, 71, 76

Dampier (DAL) 2005-10       82, 76, 72, 80, 55

Haywood (DAL) 2005-10      77, 80, 6, 28, 49

Ming (HOU) 2005-10             57, 48, 55, 77, 0

 

My analysis doesn't cover all the Centers in the NBA but what I see on a spot-basis indicates relatively few compete in 85% or more games.  With 15 roster spots Portland should carry 3 centers.  My guess is Joel will miss at least part of next season, and I know he has an option this year, but I'd sign him for another 2 years.  We need Greg, Marcus AND Joel. 

And if not Joel, who could the Blazers REASONABLY expect to obtain at the same or less cost to position us for a championship run over the next 3 years when Brando and Lamarcus peak?

 

We need all three centers.  Blazers should NOT trade Joel; he's not expendable.

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