The Trail Blazers have won two in a row, are they back on track? Will Nurkic get a triple double this season? Why have Damian Lillard’s minutes trended upwards these last few weeks? Has the team turned over a new leaf or are those just turnovers? Your Twitter questions and more on the latest edition of the Blazer’s Edge Podcast.
1:20 Intro/Dan’s new toy/placing a bet in Vegas
7:00 Blazers vs Phoenix, a “must not-lose” game
10:00 What did we learn from the Minnesota game? Damian Lillard needs to be in the MVP discussion.
13:00 Physical Nurkic is tough to guard or score on.
14:30 Turnover troubles
16:30 Dan wants Nurkic to have the ball more. Alright then, who loses touches?
17:15 “Hero ball” sometimes works
19:40 Damian Lillard is on pace to get the record for season scoring average, surpassing Clyde Drexler.
20:45 Blazers went a whole game without giving up a 30 point quarter!
21:45 Debating Jake Layman vs Maurice Harkless in the starting lineup?
23:50 Seth Curry’s minutes needed to go to Jake Layman
27:50 Layman runs and runs and runs
29:15 Lillard’s minutes have trended up lately. With the difficult stretch coming it would be good for those to go back down.
35:00 Will point-Nurk get a triple double?
36:40 Have we seen the best and the worst of this team?
38:00 What is behind Nurk’s transformation this season?
42:50 Is the bench in a funk?
46:15 Have the Blazers turned the corner?
48:15 Jake Layman’s mustache story and random Sinead O’Connor talk.
51:45 Would you make a trade for Trevor Ariza “There’s not good reason for Ariza”.
54:30 What type of owner do you want to buy the Blazers?