Stumbled onto this random article about one of Channing Frye's newest sponsors, Sweet Leaf Tea. It sounds like SLT is quite the hit here in Portland (which I wouldn't know because I stick to the diet soda-popskie) and they figured Channing would be the perfect fit seeing as he represents what most of us love about this city.
The article is worth a read because it's author came into Portland for the first time which also happened to be during the Blazers Playoff rally downtown.
On the walk back toward the hotel, we stopped at “The Rip City Uprise,” a rally celebrating the Blazers making the playoffs. It was pretty cool to see a whole city come out to support their team. I’ve known some sports fanatics, but this was a zoo in a public square smack in the middle of downtown. It was an insane mix of yuppies, angry hobos, high school kids from the ‘burbs, and townies. We caught a glimpse of Channing and the team through the voracious crowd and left to get ready for the shoot.Worth a read for sure. Still wondering if this company realizes that Channing Frye may not be in Portland next year...
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