Paul Allen Denies Reports He Is Trying to Sell Trailblazers
Paul Allen said on Twitter he is NOT trying to sell the Trailblazers.
ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer
PORTLAND, Ore. - Billionaire Paul Allen is emphatically
refuting reports that he is entertaining offers for the Portland
Allen went to Twitter on Thursday to rebut the report, which
appeared in a blog post on Comcast SportsNet Northwest's website.
CSNNW broadcasts Trail Blazers games.
David Postman, a spokesman for Allen, also disputed the blog
There have been rumors swirling in recent months that the
Microsoft co-founder is positioning the team for sale. Talk of a
sale has escalated recently with the firing of head coach Nate
McMillan. The Blazers are also operating under an interim general
In an interview with several media outlets in December at the
start of the lockout-shortened season, Allen also denied he
intended to sell the team.
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