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Danny and Tara talk it out on the latest installment of the Blazer’s Edge Podcast.

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On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast, Tara Bowen-Biggs and Danny Marang take a look at where the Blazers are and where they need to be in the coming weeks. Along the way, they discuss the development of the young guys, whether or not Coach Stotts should be on the hot seat, expectations for the team until the New Year, salvaging the season, and more!

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Intro

Opening comments

Changing Expectations 2:00

How long can you hold on? 4:00

Can they save this season? 7:30

How has Carmelo Anthony looked? 9:30

Melo and the “Little” things 11:30

Frustrations with lineups young vs old 14:00

Front office dynamics in the NBA 19:00

Is Coach Stotts on the hot seat? 22:00

Chasing wins vs Development 25:00

Can we call Skal a young player? 31:00

What is Skal’s ceiling and/or likely scenario? 34:00

Do Skal or Anfernee Simons need to play w/more attitude? 35:30

How Collins and Skal unlock things on both sides of the floor 37:30

Why are we seeing Tolliver on the floor over Skal? 40:00

Playing Simons and Skal together 42:00

Tolliver and consistency 44:00

Nassir Little ripping the ball from Giannis Antetokounmpo 46:00

Little reminds us of Gerald Wallace 47:00

What can Little do to get on the floor now and going forward? 52:00

Gary Trent Jr getting minutes 56:00

Changing perception on where this team is right now 1:00:00

Did saying the word “championship” alter expectations too much? 1:05:00

At what point are you looking at the Blazers to make a pivot? 1:14:00

Closing comments

Outro