Of course, that’s pretty much what Mr. Ford always says about Portland, but his comments in today’s chat were fairly interesting:
Mike (Portland, OR): Any ideas what Portland is up to this off-season? It seems unlikely we stay at 24… I expect us in the Top 10 or not in the 1st round at all.. Your thoughts?
Chad Ford: (1:44 PM ET ) From what I’ve been told, Blazers will trade the pick to the highest bidder. They have plenty of young players and would like a little more cap flexibility
Now, does highest bidder mean they’re simply looking for cash considerations or future picks? We’ll see, but if they’re looking for flexibility this summer you have to think KP already has his eyes set on a player or two.