Sunday , January 24 2021

Where's the beef? After bad losses in Dallas, Trail Blazers finds it in wardrobe burgers – The Athletic



DALLAS – If Sunday wasn't the worst game for the Trail Blazers season, it was probably their most painful.

For the first time in 34 games this season, Blazers lost after entering the fourth quarter with a lead. And they lost in a spectacular way – a 15-point lead evaporated in the last 10 minutes as they missed 12 of their final 13 shots.

But while Damian Lillard wanted to complain that he could not call his potential game-winning drive to the rim, and fans screamed that this was another example of why Blazers would not move on in the playoffs, there was something else going on in Blazers' wardrobe.

Evan Turner handed out burgers.

"I don't know if they put cheese on it," Turner said in a low tone as he leaned in and gave Maurice Harkless two burgers. "I looked at them all."

A nine-year-old NBA veteran, Turner, before the game had called the storage room …


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