Nicolas Batum Rejects Blazers’ Contract Extension Offer – What Now?

Portland Trailblazers blogger Jason Green tells us the end of the season will show how Nicolas Batum’s contract situation plays out, but he for one would like to see him in a Blazers’ uniform for the next few years. The Blazers have experienced the qualifying offer situation first-hand in the last few off seasons, offering big free agent contracts to Paul Millsap in 2009 and Wesley Matthews in 2010.

PreSeason Shocker! Blazers to Use Amnesty Clause on Brandon Roy?

Portland Trailblazers blogger Jason Green points out the NBA is a business, everyone knows that more so nowadays with this lockout situation. It seems like the Blazers may not keep Brandon Roy heading into the 2011/12 NBA season. Reports that the team will use their Amnesty Clause on him. Over Greg Oden?
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