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Smith: No Mistaking Blazers' Desperation

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Sekou Smith of NBA.com offers his thoughts on the Portland Trail Blazers' recent struggles. ---------------------------- There is no mistaking the sense of desperation coming from the Portland Trail Blazers right now, losers of four of their last five games and stumbling their way to the All-Star break with the injuries and frustration mounting. The questions about coach Nate McMillan‘s grip on the situation started a while ago, long before last night’s deflating performance. ... Marcus Camby, Gerald Wallace, Jamal Crawford, Nicolas Batum and Raymond Felton have all expressed their frustrations and concerns with the current state of affairs, in one way or another. ... Again, we’re going to be very careful here at the hideout trying to translate any of this into a language that spells doom for anyone. But we’ve heard this sort of stuff before. ---------------------------- -- Ben Golliver | benjamin.golliver@gmail.com | Twitter
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