Blazers no longer a threat out West?
PER Diem: Dec. 11, 2009
Updated: December 11, 2009, 12:46 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty ImagesGreg Oden's season-ending knee injury is just one of the many problems that have plagued Portland.Will a plausible rival to the Lakers in the Western Conference please step forward?
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