Trail Blazers are off the mark

PER Diem: Dec. 8, 2010

Updated: December 8, 2010, 12:47 PM ET
By John Hollinger |

Brandon RoyNoah Graham/NBAE/Getty ImagesLike the rest of his Blazers' teammates, Brandon Roy is having a hard time knocking down shots.

PORTLAND -- Nate McMillan is one of the most successful offensive coaches in recent NBA history. This belies his reputation as a player, when he was a defensive specialist, and he doesn't carry the demeanor of an offensive savant.