Professional and College Basketball Forums banner
1 - 12 of 12 Posts

·
Banned
Joined
·
11,117 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I'd like to know how many dyed-in-the-wool, myopic, reality-challenged, rose-colored glasses, uber-homer Blazer fans are in here??

Come out of the closest and identify yourselves!!
 

·
Banned member
Joined
·
28,452 Posts
the way I figure it, you're still a fan even if the team sucks, or has bafoons on the team.

The *Portland Trail Blazers* are bigger than the 12 men who put on the jersey.
 

·
Banned
Joined
·
11,117 Posts
Discussion Starter · #3 ·
Originally posted by <b>Hap</b>!

The *Portland Trail Blazers* are bigger than the 12 men who put on the jersey.
Amen! This is about an institution!

(hmmmmmm.....is it wise to use the words "Blazers" and "institution" in the same sentence?) ;)
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
100 Posts
I'm here. A fan of the Portland Trailblazers. I still watch every game. My expectations are very low this year, so a win is real nice. It's hard to believe that we've become one of those teams that are so bad. It happens to all franchises in every sport.

I'm not a fan of players, but a fan of the team.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
8,046 Posts
I'm a Blazer fan and always will be, but I'm not "myopic" or "reality-challenged," and I don't wear "rose-colored glasses." Not sure what you're trying to get at, ABM, but I AM a die-hard fan.

The Trail Blazers have disintegrated into a stinking mess this year. I'm just holding my nose and riding this out. Better days are ahead.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
6,866 Posts
I'm a Blazers fan in the long-term sense of the word. I've been a fan since the '77-'78 season (when I discovered basketball at the age of 9) As long as there is an NBA team here in Portland that bears the name "Trail Blazers", I'll be a fan. I'm just not a fan of some of the players on the current roster.

Losing doesn't bug me nearly as much as team-mates fighing amongst each other on the court, in the locker-room, or at the practice facility. Losing doesn't bug me nearly as much as players getting arrested for drug possession, violence, or driving without license/insurance. Losing doesn't bug me nearly as much knowing certain players just don't give a damn. And losing doesn't bug me nearly as much as the embarrassment brought on by all of the above.

I'll never stop being a fan just because the Blazers are losing. But if they fail to address the underlying character problems over the next few seasons, they'll lose me.

PBF
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
6,397 Posts
If you're still posting here, you gotta be a fan. Unless you're a spammer... You're not a spammer are you?
 
1 - 12 of 12 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top