Lee Jenkins: Can Blazers claw their way back into contention?
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 3, 2014
Everything the Blazers accomplished in the first two-and-a-half months, when they masqueraded as Western Conference contenders, was coming undone. This season he is a backup point guard in Portland, but he is also something of an intern on the Trail Blazers' bench, sitting with assistants and relaying instructions to Damian Lillard. For some reason, despite all the power plays and pink slips he has witnessed throughout an itinerant NBA career, Watson has decided he wants to be a coach.