Originally Posted by bjjs
I think the Blazers will miss Joel Freeland.
He's an underrated player, but this should give them more incentive to bite the bullet and trade a 1st for Hawes. He's the perfect fit there off of the bench. All Portland would need to do after that is try and trade for a decent 3+D SF off of the bench since Wright hasn't worked out, and they'd be a true contender this year.