He claims Portland was never offered Derrick Williams straight up for Batum. We would have had to take on a bad contract as well. "Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson @JPE09 Re: D-Will - maybe. But they still listened a long time on him. In fact, might've pulled trigger if could've included Darko contract. Re: D-Will. But never once did MN offer him straight up for Batum. PDX would've had to also take back maybe even two bad contracts. "