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What will be the high and low points of the 2018-19 schedule for the Blazers? Danny and Tara break it all down on the Blazer’s Edge Podcast.

NBA: Playoffs-New Orleans Pelicans 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 at the NBA schedule release and break down the highs, lows, and everything in between for the Portland Trail Blazers. Danny makes a bet with Rip City Radio’s Chad Doing that could really hurt, Tara has more conspiracies, winning streaks on the line, appreciating CJ McCollum and player contributions, adjusting to NBA trends and more!


  • Intro
  • Opening comments
  • Bets being made
  • Chip Challenge death
  • Conspiracies!?!
  • Tara’s important winning streaks
  • Scheduling highlights
  • Opener, road trips, Christmas Day and more
  • Breaking down the season and projecting where Portland ends up
  • Predicting games in August!
  • Win totals
  • Simulation numbers and hand picks
  • Western Conference win totals
  • NBA trends and how the Blazers have adjusted
  • Replacing Ed Davis’ offensive rebounding
  • Will the Blazers change their style
  • The changing style of the NBA and the value of free throws
  • Understanding and appreciating CJ McCollum
  • Where should Portland look for growth
  • Closing comments
  • Outro