The Portland Trail Blazers have taken advantage of a softer schedule over the past week or so, winning four of their last five games since Nov. 25. The SB Nation FanPulse poll of Blazer fans shows a rise in confidence in the team’s direction after week 6 of the season:
This week’s FanPulse poll also asked fans around the league about who was the most disappointing team so far. Portland only trailed the Golden State Warriors:
The Blazers, like the Warriors, have dealt with injuries to key contributors like Jusuf Nurkic and Zach Collins, in addition to having several starters like Damian Lillard and Hassan Whiteside miss a handful of games. Perhaps the Blazers can take advantage of their home-heavy schedule in December to jumpstart their season.