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  1. The resolution of the Martell Webster dispute

    Henry Abbott

    On Thursday I wrote about the Timberwolves severing ties with David Kahn, who is generally treated as an NBA laughingstock. My big point: OK, he made some mistakes. But if he's so bad at his job, how come so many other teams have worse rosters? In...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  2. On renegotiating a trade after the fact

    Henry Abbott

    As you may have already seen, Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune writes: According to a league source, the Timberwolves have asked the NBA to look into whether Portland knowingly traded them an injured player when the Blazers dealt Martell Webster to M...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  3. Mismatches are not magic

    Henry Abbott

    A lot of people will tell you that mismatches are the story in the NBA. One favorable matchup can win you a game. Or not. Early in the Sixers loss to the visiting Blazers, Portland had an obvious mismatch. The 6-7 Martell Webster was being guar...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  4. Nicolas Batum's Shoulder Surgery

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott The Blazers were set to open the season with far too many small forwards -- Nicolas Batum started on last year's 54-win team, ex-starter Martell Webster is back from injury, Travis Outlaw has closed a lot of games. But, as general ...

    Blog | October 26, 2009
  5. One Correction, One Clarification

    Henry Abbott

    A correction: In yesterday's bullets, I linked to a story about the deceased Marvin Webster, and mentioned that his nephew is Blazer guard Martell Webster (who, incidentally, is out for the season, it was announced yesterday). Martell tells Bla...

    Blog | April 10, 2009
  6. Chris Paul Will Beat You Now

    Henry Abbott

    There were some great games this Saturday night. The Celtics and Pistons was a very serious affair. Portland against Utah was big for people like Martell Webster and myself. But New Orleans in Phoenix was the game of the night. It featured the tired ...

    Blog | January 07, 2008
  7. Not the Worst Team in the League

    Henry Abbott

    "No, seriously, you don't understand. We're the Golden State Warriors. We can't be losing to the Portland freakin' Trail Blazers." It's a funny thing that's happening with this Blazer team. Honestly, my expectations have been pretty darned low...

    Blog | December 13, 2007
  8. The Blazers Really Know How to Lose

    Henry Abbott

    That's a joke, really. What I mean is, they have lost three in a row, but each has managed to be pretty inspiring for a young club anyway. Watch the highlights of last night's overtime loss to Nash-less Phoenix. Big three for Martell Webster. Anot...

    Blog | February 07, 2007
  9. Let's Talk About the Blazers for a Second

    Henry Abbott

    Portland has endured injuries to several key players: Brandon Roy's heel, Martell Webster's back, LaMarcus Aldridge's shoulder, Darius Miles' knee, Joel Przybilla's family jewels... last night was the first time everyone (minus Miles who is out for t...

    Blog | December 21, 2006
  10. Scout: Martell Webster and Gerald Green Can't Play

    Henry Abbott

    On CelticsBlog I just read a piece that's a few weeks old, but will rile up Blazer fans nonetheless. Here's an anonymous NBA scout, as quoted by Sam Amico of Pro Basketball News: "[Martell Webster] may have been the worst pick in the entire...

    Blog | July 20, 2006
  11. John Paxson on Adam Morrison and Rudy Gay

    Henry Abbott

    Marlen Garcia of the Chicago Tribune quotes Chicago's Paxson saying Morrison's defense need not be a tragedy, and... big news for Portland fans who want him to play alongside apparent shooting guard Martell Webster... Paxson says Morrison might turn ...

    Blog | June 23, 2006
  12. Chad Ford: Portland "Fire Sale"

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's insider says everyone except Martell Webster is available: Zach Randolph, Darius Miles, Theo Ratliff and even Sebastian Telfair can be had. The 30th and 31st picks in the draft are also for sale. The price? The Blazers want another top-10 draf...

    Blog | May 25, 2006
  13. Martell Webster Looks Good in the Washington Post

    Henry Abbott

    The paper is keeping tabs on the last class to go straight from high school to the pros. Today Michael Lee writes nice things about Blazer rookie Martell Webster: Webster has made it a habit to drive from the Rose Garden to the Trail Blazers' pract...

    Blog | April 19, 2006
  14. An NBATV Report on the Blazers Youth Movement

    Henry Abbott

    Which somehow doesn't mention a single up-and-comer. Sebastian Telfair, Martell Webster, Viktor Khyrapa, Jarrett Jack, Travis Outlaw, Ha Seung-Jin... the Blazers' improvement hinges on at least some of those guys getting way better than they are no...

    Blog | March 17, 2006
  15. Rashad McCants: Getting More Class

    Henry Abbott

    Back before the draft, the Blazers held a workout that changed the future of their franchise. They had three top guard prospects in at the same time: Martell Webster, Rashad McCants, and Nate Robinson. That was the day the Blazers fell in love with ...

    Blog | February 07, 2006
  16. ESPN Magazine: McMillan Wants Wholesale Changes

    Henry Abbott

    A tiny, unattributed, authorless item in the current ESPN magazine says that Blazer Coach Nate McMillan is fed up with his team and "is looking to move everyone except Joel Przybilla, Martell Webster and Jarrett Jack."...

    Blog | December 24, 2005