“[Wednesday] we thought we were moving toward a deal. Suddenly, today, they spend very little time negotiating. As soon as we got in there and presented our offer and without caucusing, they said, ‘We don’t have to do anything else. We can tell you right now we’re at 50 percent, and it has to be our way.’” — Kessler

Yup. Blazers owner Paul Allen killed a guy.

Well, that, or Peter Holt did.