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Is It too Late for the Blazers to Add a Third Star?

The Blazer’s Edge Podcast takes on Portland’s eternal quest for a third star.

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On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast, Tara Bowen-Biggs and Danny Marang discuss what the Portland Trail Blazers could, should, and will do in the NBA Draft, the narrative around breaking up Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, and adding a true third star to the mix. Plus we tackle the trade talk surrounding McCollum, Kawhi Leonard, everything that’s going on with the San Antonio Spurs, Blazer5 Gaming and more!


  • Intro
  • Opening comments
  • What will the Blazers do in the Draft?
  • What’s the value of a non-lottery 1st round pick?
  • Making the NBA Draft “longer”
  • Has the narrative shifted more towards breaking up Lillard and McCollum?
  • Is it too late for the Blazers to add a 3rd star?
  • If you’re not building towards something, what are you doing?
  • Portland has been the odd team out in the arms race because of 2016
  • The Blazers can’t afford to make changes just for the sake of change
  • Sean Highkin trade sugesstions
  • Kevin Love for McCollum
  • DeAndre Jordan for McCollum
  • What is happening with the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard?
  • What’s the best offer the Blazers can put forward for Kawhi?
  • The definition of a dynasty
  • Trading Damian Lillard… just stop talking about it
  • Betting odds for Kawhi Leonard
  • Where does Kawhi end up?
  • Blazer5 Gaming on a roll
  • Closing comments
  • Outro