Portland Staying put


Sultan of Swat
Staff member
The Oregonian - NBA Commissioner David Stern said Friday that this week's agreement between the Trail Blazers and the Rose Garden to explore a joint sale was "a positive development" that makes it more likely the team will stay in Portland, The Oregonian is reporting.

Stern also said in a phone interview that the league will send names of prospective buyers to the investment bankers handling the possible sale of Portland's only major-league sports franchise and its arena