Blazer's Edge Videocast: Portland's road record, the Oakland connection and Batum an All-Star?

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In this edition of the Blazer's Edge Videocast, Dave Deckard and Sam Tongue tackle some of the more non-traditional stories of the day, including Portland's above-average road record and how Damian Lillard can tap into his Oakland connection.

Hello, Blazer's Edge readers, and welcome to another edition of the Blazer's Edge Videocast!

With the Blazers now past the halfway mark of the regular season, Dave and Sam cover the usual topics, including whether Nicolas Batum has an All-Star argument and the continued LaMarcus Aldridge MVP conversation. However, we were also able to get to a couple other questions on topics not normally covered on the site, including Damian Lillard's relationship with Gary Payton and the possibility of a transition into Europe by the NBA.

As with every Videocast, the content is driven by your emails. So, continue to send them in to the usual spot -- blazersub@gmail.com -- and we'll try and get to as many as we can.

Hope you enjoy!

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