HoopsHype Neil Olshey rumors


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Olshey said the Blazers are "active" in looking for pieces to improve the roster, and seemed to steer his interest toward establishing depth at wing - either a shooting guard or a small forward. In particular, Olshey said he wants a player with specific qualities: A shooter who is also a willing passer as well as a smart defender. Oregonian

January 8, 2015 Updates

“This extension is a validation of the efforts of the entire Trail Blazers front office and an endorsement of the level of commitment expected of us by our owner Paul Allen,” said Olshey. “The level of passion for this franchise by our owner, season ticket holders and fans, drives us to build a team that this community can be proud of.” NBA.com

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Which brings us to Olshey's big challenge this offseason: Pulling off a small miracle. "Look, we've got some tools," Olshey said a few days later at his exit interview. "We've got the mid-level [exception], we've got the bi-annual [exception], we clearly don't have a lot of roster spots. But I think one of the things we've proven over the first two years is that we're going to be creative, we're going to be aggressive." Oregonian

May 16, 2014 Updates

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