OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Portland Trail Blazers have apparently pinpointed the source of their downfall last season -- composure.
While that hardly comes as a revelation to the rest of the basketball world, it's a tenuous step in the right direction. It is just possible the Blazers are finally on track to realizing their considerable potential.
Make no mistake, though -- that is one potholed and rutted and switchback-filled track.
Nevertheless, the Portland epiphany deserves at ...
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