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NBA: Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast, Tara Bowen-Biggs and Danny Marang take a look around the league to break down player movement; LeBron to the Lakers and everything else that followed, Kawhi Leonard traded for DeMar DeRozan, DeMarcus Cousins signing in Golden State, and then CJ McCollum and Kevin Durant discussing the current state of the Warriors, their impact on the league and how the Warriors are viewed by players, why the Blazers not using the TPE isn’t the end of the world and more! It’s definitely the late offseason folks...


  • Intro
  • Opening Comments
  • Player movement updates
  • Pat Connaughton and sneaky athletic
  • Nik Stauskas, next in line for ‘bench guy’
  • Evan Turner loves weddings
  • CJ McCollum and Kevin Durant
  • Overall takes from CJ’s podcast
  • Durant baiting McCollum
  • CJ on Boogie Cousins
  • CJ on Jusuf Nurkic
  • Self awareness is not as common as you may think
  • Was CJ wrong about his take on the Warriors?
  • Is the league better when players are friends or enemies?
  • Best moves of the offseason
  • Thoughts on Kawhi being traded to Toronto
  • Winners/losers in the trade
  • What team will surprise this year?
  • Outside of LeBron James, what are the Lakers doing?
  • Rajon Rondo is not the guy you bring in to stabilize the roster
  • The Real Lakers of Los Angeles are going to be a disaster you can’t look away from
  • With things as they are now- where does Portland fall?
  • Why the Blazers not using the TPE isn’t the end of the world
  • There are plenty of things to be mad/frustrated about
  • How the TPE was presented vs. how it’s historically been used
  • Blazer5 Gaming update-playoffs!!
  • Closing Comments
  • Outro