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NBA Summer: Workout Videos, Going Viral, and Making Wagers

The Blazer’s Edge Podcast takes you through the last week in Blazers news and notes.

Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast Tara Bowen-Biggs cover the week that was in social media from CJ McCollum’s “I’m trying Jennifer” to Anfernee Simons making his debut in the vaunted workout Instagram summer workout videos. Gambling is coming to the NBA- and what that means, the worst tan lines ever, the Rip City Cornhole Tournament and more on this week’s Blazer’s Edge podcast!


  • Intro
  • Opening Comments
  • Rip City Cornhole Tournament
  • Instagram Workout Time
  • Anfernee Simons debuts on the Workout circuit
  • What to take from workout videos, if anything
  • Set Curry returns to the court for 5-on-5 action
  • CJ McCollum embracing the role of villain?
  • McCollum doubles down on “disgusting”
  • ”Im trying Jennifer”
  • T-shirt bonanza
  • Gambling is coming to the NBA
  • Intro Q & A to gambling
  • What are my options for betting on basketball right now
  • How to place a bet to that impact it could have on the league
  • Places like Buffalo Wild Wings trying to take advantage early
  • What are the benefits to the league
  • The NBPA and Adam Silver are both in support
  • What are the potential pitfalls
  • Insider knowledge and what that means for the press
  • The impact on the viewing product
  • Blazer5 Gaming is upset in the First Round
  • Closing Comments
  • Outro