Blazers, Oregonian won’t be able to build trust over coffee

That’s according to sports editor Mark Hester. “A lot of the time, when [Trail Blazers execs] are the most upset, I feel like they’re upset because we’re doing our job well.” Blazers president Steve Patterson says: “My hope has consistently been that we’d find a way to treat each other professionally.” Oregonian executive editor Peter Bhatia adds: “I’d like the hard feelings of the past to be ancient history and to be able to deal with things more in the present.”
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