Trailing Blazers EP. 09: Dave DuFour of BBallBreakdown Talks Blazers, Paul George trade, and Offseason Moves

In this episode we discuss: Dave believes the Blazers had a successful season, I mean they made the playoffs! CJ McCollum’s growth as a defender- can he and the Blazers build on that? Projecting the Blazer’s offseason and roster construction based on scheme Terry Stotts and the Blazer’s offense- ball movement vs player movement Breaking down playmaking from the post …

Trailing Blazers EP. 08: Ben Golliver of SI.com Previews Blazers-Warriors Playoffs

In this episode we discuss: – The Trail Blazers resurgence from 11 games below .500 and how they did it. Ben outlines Portland’s turnaround from late January all the way to the closing days of the season – Ben’s piece for SI.com on the Blazers outlining their near worst to playoffs and what it took to get there. The evolution …

Trailing Blazers EP. 06: Plumlee & a 2nd rd pick for Nurkic & a 1st? Yes please!

In this episode we discuss- – The basics of the deal; the good, the bad, and the Plumlee – Chris spends longer than I thought possible hating Mason Plumlee – Breaking down Nurkic’s game and how he can help Portland – What does this mean for Portland’s future in the immediate and down the road? – The merits of tanking …

Trailing Blazers EP. 05: Evaluating Sports Media and Why We Need It

In this episode we discuss- – Why Ropp’s dismissal could be a bigger problem – Should Portland control the entire message – Understanding the rules behind the curtain – Why there needs to be a dividing line – Will this hurt Portland in the long run That and more on this impromptu episode Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network …

Trailing Blazers EP. 04: Ben Golliver talks Lillard, trades & Stotts’ future

In this episode we discuss: – Expectations vs reality for the Blazers the rest of the season – Comparing the Blazers to the Phoenix Suns of 2014 – The “plexiglass principle” – Is Damian Lillard an All Star? – Trade deadline deals; who’s the most likely of partners for the Blazers – Does the Nerlens Noel for Allen Crabbe deal, …

The Trailing Blazers Podcast EP. 03: Damian Lillard or Isaiah Thomas Who Ya Got?

In this episode we discuss: – Recent road trip performance – Meyers Leonard’s breakout game – Can Leonard put it together? – James Holas joins us to give his take on the Blazers current state – Who ya got? Damian Lillard or Isaiah Thomas- a difficult question for the Celtics fan. – Who has the reins in the Northwest Division? …

The Trailing Blazers Podcast EP. 02: How Did The Blazers End Up Here? What Now?

In this episode we discuss: – Why this year’s team doesn’t stack up to last years, and what the Blazers are currently going through – Portland’s recent struggles across the board and what’s down the road over the next 2 road games vs the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics – How did we get here? The dismantling of the …