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Danny and Tara answer that question and more, on this week’s edition of the Blazer’s Edge Podcast.

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On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge Podcast, Tara Bowen-Biggs and Danny Marang break down Media Day highlights; Maurice Harkless injury news, more ball movement, more 3’s on offense and more. Then it’s onto Preseason basketball, yes it’s officially here and things are already in midseason form! Damian Lillard makes it look easy, questioning rotations, hope for Meyers Leonard, wondering if Harkless will contribute- the story lines are here folks! Plus some insights from Fanfest, thoughts on a few tweaks to the Blazers offense, what we’ve seen that’s new for the Blazers on both ends of the floor and a whole lot more!

  • Intro
  • Opening Comments
  • Stand out thoughts from Media Day
  • Harkless being shut down during the Summer
  • Is Maurice Harkless the glue guy?
  • Blazers pecking order on offense
  • Damian Lillard’s Media Day thoughts
  • Dad Lillard
  • Lillard & McCollum on playing in Portland
  • Blazers will move the ball more on offense
  • Putting pressure on the ball defensively
  • Will Portland rack up fouls based on reputation?
  • Neil Olshey goes to bat for Jake Layman
  • Jusuf Nurkic is getting 3’s up
  • More 3’s by committee
  • Seth Curry and the run up to the season
  • Giving Curry a month to get into the groove
  • Seth Curry, better version of Allen Crabbe
  • Blazers need to find rebounding with the 2nd unit
  • How did Leonard and Collins play off each other?
  • Jusuf Nurkic first thoughts in preseason
  • Will Nurkic take 3’s?
  • Is Zach Collins a slow starter?
  • Meyers Leonard sinking down into the corner for 3
  • Leonard gets love at Fanfest
  • Rookie Dances
  • Gary Trent Jr has all the confidence
  • Anfernee Simons has the ability to create his shot effortlessly
  • Nik Stauskas pushing to get in the rotation
  • Closing Comments
  • Outro