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Kelly AuCoin of Showtime’s “Billions” talk Trail Blazers fandom from afar, Portland’s Mt. Rushmore, and more!

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On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast,Blazer’s super fan and actor Kelly AuCoin from Showtime’s “Billions”, FX’s “The Americans” and many more projects join Tara and Dan to talk about the state of the team, ranking eras, a Blazers Mt. Rushmore, how Kelly became a fan, Pat Connaughton’s terrible movie taste, adjusting expectations, the other Dame in his life and more!

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  • Intro
  • Ramblin’ Rod
  • Pat Connaughton reveals he’s not perfect
  • Kelly outlines how he became a fan
  • Expectations after an early title
  • Bill Walton and a copy of Sports Illustrated
  • Where do you rate Damian Lillard
  • Blazers Mt Rushmore
  • The pursuit of excellence
  • The star named Dame in his life
  • Evaluating the current state of the team
  • CJ McCollum and growing pains
  • Rooting interest, chemistry and finding the right fit
  • Evolution of Al-Farouq Aminu’s game
  • Understanding Jusuf Nurkic from afar
  • Kelly endorses angry Nurk
  • Evaluating the rookies, Caleb Swanigan and Zach Collins
  • Inspirational speeches from “Wags” for Collins
  • Taking a look at what Portland could do in the coming weeks
  • Possible moves before the deadline
  • Has Napier played his way out of Portland
  • Kelly’s TV spots for the Blazers during the Playoffs
  • Jack Nicholson, Ty Burrell and Kelly AuCoin

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