The Portland Trail Blazers have exceeded even the wildest expectations of their fanbase. They have been the best team in the league offensively, they have the best power forward in the game and they have one of the league's top young point guards.
Obviously, a recent somewhat mediocre run of losses throws a bit of a monkey wrench in their season, but overall, this year has been a rousing success.
That being said, not everything has been golden in the Rose City. This team still needs to improve its perimeter and interior defenses, its ability to protect the rim and its scoring off the bench.
Here are the grades for all the key players on the Portland Trail Blazers.