In this edition of the Blazer's Edge Podcast, the FANalysts get to know Blazer's Edge contributor Ashley Williams. They learn about her time as a student athlete and what it is like to cover the Les Schwab Tournament and the Nike Hoop Summit. From Evan Turner to Allen Crabbe, Damian Lillard to Moe Harkless, and James Harden to DeMarcus Cousins, they cover a variety of topics with lots of enthusiasm.
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1:20 Recapping the Trail Blazer’s win over the Indiana Pacers
6:50 Getting to know Ashley Williams: covering the Nike Hoop Summit and the Les Schwab Tournament
13:00 On being a student athlete and advice for young athletes.
17:50 What team has surprised you this year?
21:07 Ashley’s work with Blazer’s Edge
25:10 Dame vs Harden
28:35 Who are the Trail Blazer’s biggest rivals?
31:26 Is Boogie worth the risk? (Tara refers to this BballBreakdown Podcast with guest Big Wos in which Coach Nick discusses DeMarcus Cousins)
37:44 Real talk on Evan Turner
46:56 Moe Harkless appreciation time
50:05 Women’s Hops and Talks
Women’s Hops And Talks (W.H.A.T.)
Join us for the next Women’s Hops and Talks meetup. We will meet on Monday December 12 at McMenamins on Broadway to watch the Blazer’s take on the Los Angeles Clippers. Meet up starts at 7:00, tip off at 7:30.
Find us on social media
Follow Ashley on Twitter @williamsashdawn. You can find Tara at @tcbbiggs. And to get more updates about Women’s Hops and Talks, “like” our Facebook page or follow hashtag #blazersWHAT on twitter.
Blazer’s Edge Night 2017
Want to assist us in sending 2,000+ underprivileged Portland-area kids to a Trail Blazers game this spring? Check out Blazer’s Edge Night 2017 for information on how to get involved, and help spread the word!