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Portland Knows Now What It Had in Uncle Cliffy

If he plays every game for the rest of the season, Cliff Robinson will rank 7th all-time in games played...and why not? He has missed only 24 games in 17 seasons. He will also be closing in on 20,000 points. But a columnist for the Oregonian admits "we never appreciated what a jewel of a player we had in young Mr. Robinson". Robinson, a Blazer rookie with Drazen Petrovic in 1989, is now finally getting his due after years of being among the league's most underrated players.