More Trailblazers turmoil, as chronicled by The Oregonian’s Jason Quick
The darkest day of the Trail Blazers’ season may have arrived Tuesday when co-captain Joel Przybilla said his future with the team might be in jeopardy because of the way some teammates have given up on the season.
Przybilla (above), a fan favorite and a player whom coach Nate McMillan singles out for his hard work, becomes a free agent on July 1. He has spent much of the season saying his top priority is to re-sign with Portland, but after a dismal second half, which has included 22 losses in 25 games, the 7-foot-1 center says he will look elsewhere this summer unless changes are made.
“When the season is over, it’s going to be a big decision for me, and a lot is going to be determined by what team they bring back,” Przybilla said. “Because I’m telling you, this is tough, it’s real tough.