Mudroom PDX Index: Blazers Bust? By Ramona DeNies 10/14/2011 at 9:00am $66M TOTAL SALARIES Portland Trail Blazers players will not receive if the National Basketball Association’s labor lockout* continues throughout the 2011–12 season Image: Kate Madden 2 Number of current Blazers who have SIGNED CONTRACTS WITH OVERSEAS TEAMS for the lockout’s duration (Nicolas Batum in France; Patty Mills in Australia) Image: Kate Madden 7,000 Average number of BLAZERS FANS WHO RIDE THE MAX to games at the Rose Garden Image: Kate Madden 15 Percentage of Blazers season-ticket holders who RESIDE OUT OF STATE, primarily in Washington Image: Kate Madden $4M The City of Portland’s projected (and potentially lost) 2011–12 INCOME from game-day parking fees and ticket taxes Image: Kate Madden 4 Number of ROOKIE BLAZER DANCERS awaiting their home debut Image: Kate Madden 110 Estimated NUMBER OF NIGHTS (counting preseason and postseason games) that televised Blazers games are the main business driver at Lloyd District sports bar Spirit of ’77 Image: Kate Madden *As of press time, the league’s owners and players had not yet agreed on revenue splits and other matters, imperiling the season’s scheduled November 1 start. This article appeared in the November 2011 issue of Portland Monthly. Filed under Mudroom, Trail Blazers Show Comments Sign up for newsletters! Your source for the city's best arts and entertainment bets, can't-miss events, celebrity interviews, charity benefits, ticket giveaways and more.