GM Neil Olshey thinks Blazers have ‘most competitive’ roster of his tenure
Portland Trail Blazers president of basketball operations Neil Olshey believes the 2019-20 roster is “the most competitive” one he’s been around since he joined the franchise back in 2012.
The Blazers, who lost to the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 Western Conference Finals in four games, made some valuable additions this summer which Olshey thinks will propel the team to new heights next season.
Neil Olshey opens the presser by thanking Jody Allen for her support. Says he thinks this Blazers roster is "the most competitive we've had in [my] seven-year tenure."
— Sean Highkin (@highkin) July 31, 2019
In a loaded Western Conference, pundits — as usual — are sleeping on the Blazers. The Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets and Utah Jazz have been getting a lot of love this offseason after the moves each team made. The Blazers, though, are content with staying under the radar.
As is the case every season, Portland is going to go as far as Lillard and McCollum can take them. The two guards are eager to show the world last season wasn’t just a fluke.