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Blazer's Edge staff writer Eric Griffith and social media editor Brandon Goldner join the weekend edition of the podcast to break down the playoffs vs. lottery argument, the team's fouling issues and how the player rotation could be tweaked.

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Blazer's Edge staff writer Eric Griffith and social media editor Brandon Goldner join the weekend edition of the podcast to break down the playoffs vs. lottery argument, the team's fouling issues and how the player rotation could be tweaked.

The rundown:

•    0:00 – Show Intro
•    1:39 – Guests Intro
•    2:57 – Playoffs or Lottery?
•    12:12 – Salaries of Lotto Picks Favorable in 2016
•    15:30 – Blazers’ Free Agency Success
•    18:50 – Will Playoff Birth Convince Free Agents?
•    20:20 – Blazers in Talent Acquisition Mode
•    23:32 – Could Blazers Beat Warriors in Playoffs?
•    25:40 – Blazers Bigs: Foul-Happy?
•    28:03 – Intentional Fouls Inflating Foul Numbers?
•    33:01 – Flashes of Decent Defense from Dame
•    34:53 – Henderson Going Under Screens: Intentional?
•    38:58 – Defense Lacking Due To Not Playing Together Long?
•    42:13 – Meyers Leonard: Frustration Fouls
•    43:59 – Freeland, Davis, and Meyers: Nicknames and Confidence
•    46:58 – Start Vonleh or Meyers?
•    47:57 – Vonleh off the Bench: Would He Be Shooting More?
•    49:50 – Fouling Bigs: Why Not Put Best Rim Protector in Middle?
•    52:50 – Blazers Down Early: Resilient, or Digging a Hole?

Hit play here to listen:

Check out Eric's Thursday column about the Blazers' need for a 2016 NBA Lottery pick and Evans Clinchy's Friday piece defending a potential chase for the playoffs.

This week's intro and outro music comes courtesy of local beatmaker and audio engineer Odar. See more of his work at soundcloud.com/odarbeats.

The direct .mp3 link of the podcast is here.

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