Ultimate Standings 2009: No. 25
Portland Trail Blazers
Last Year's Rank: 30 Title Track: 40 Ownership: 24 Coaching: 31 Players: 11 Fan Relations: 7 Affordability: 54 Stadium Experience: 28 Bang for the Buck: 71
Underachieving Jail Blazers teams may have reached distant memory status, but even after assembling a talented crew of seriously likable youngsters, Portland's brass still makes sure the connection between roster and fans remain intact. Last season, an injured Greg Oden helped launch T-shirts into the crowd. This year, before ...
Read full story
ESPN THE MAGAZINE