Rip City vs. No Pity: The Owners

A Mad Lib for knowing your moguls.

All fans feel a symbolic ownership of their team.

In Portland, this tribal pride has manifested itself in touching and bizarre displays: gathering in Pioneer Courthouse Square to honor the arrival of Greg Oden, or howling obscenities at a new logo unveiled in Director Park to demand design changes on the ax.

But don’t kid yourselves: The actual ownership of the Trail Blazers and Timbers belongs to very rich men.

These tycoons are Paul Allen and Merritt Paulson. Use this mad lib to see how well you know them.

 [All Rip City Vs. No Pity articles are collected here.]