(Sam Gehrke)
(Sam Gehrke)

"They put my city on the map! A lotta people wouldn't know we're up here without the Blazers."

(Sam Gehrke)
(Sam Gehrke)

"They always fight hard. Even with Nurk getting hurt, they're giving it all they got. They don't go down easy and they're super raw."

(Sam Gehrke)
(Sam Gehrke)

"At the moment, 37-foot buzzer beaters. But for real, they're playing awesome basketball. Period. Sorry to say it, but they're in it to win it. They've got a mean thing going. We all lost our voices screaming at the last game. We don't care if the odds are against us, we don't care about predictions… the Blazers are comin' to win [tosses coffee over shoulder]!"

(Sam Gehrke)
(Sam Gehrke)

"I was born two hours after they won the championship on June 5, 1977. My dad had to miss the game!"

(Sam Gehrke)
(Sam Gehrke)

"DAME!"

(Sam Gehrke)
(Sam Gehrke)

"They're so involved in supporting the community. When they can, they always show up for musicians, local shops and events."

(Sam Gehrke)
(Sam Gehrke)

(Left) "The fact that even though they're always the underdogs they always push forward. And that the fans are the same way." (Right) "I'd say the community and culture around it. Personally, it's brought me and my step dad closer."

(Sam Gehrke)
(Sam Gehrke)

"The backcourt duo of Dame and CJ."

(Sam Gehrke)
(Sam Gehrke)

"They never give up. Period."