The Blazers are in need of a 3rd-string PG. Say what you want about Brandon Roy and Dan Dickau, but the reality is that if Sergio's in the D-League and Dan's hurt, then you need someone cheap to warm the bench and fill in during garbage time if needed. Former Blazer Omar Cook is the perfect man for this job. He is not the Omar Cook of old, as he has bounced around Europe working on perfecting his game. He now has a respectable jump shot to complement his nifty passing skills. He's young and has potential, and will come amazingly cheap. He's got a good attitude, and is willing to work hard. Since we have two open roster spots, there really is no downside to this. Worst comes to worst, he doesn't meet expectations and we have to cut him and Paul "The Microsoft Gold Digger" Allen is out $30,000. If things go right and Omar is given an opportunity to show the league his new, improved game, there is a chnace that he could become this year's Steve Blake. In that case, there is the possibility that we could package him in a trade for something useful, much like we did with Steve a couple of weeks ago. It's called buying low and selling high, and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that.
Here's to seeing Omar in red and black next season.