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When Should Portland Make a Trade?

Danny and Tara break it all down on this week’s edition of the Blazer’s Edge Podcast.

NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Portland Trail Blazers Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast, Tara Bowen-Biggs and Danny Marang are joined by Blazer’s Edge editor Steve Dewald to take a look at fringe moves, making the first trade, the never ending links to Kevin Love, understanding GM speak, the improvement of Hassan Whiteside, buyers vs. sellers market, the next 5 games and how it could set the tone - and a lot more!



Opening Comments 2:00

Changing Expectations

Using the DPE 4:00

Making fringe moves 5:00

Steve Dewald talks smaller moves 6:00

Torrey Craig, Justin Jackson & DJ Wilson

Risks of waiting to address the bench 11:30

Has the outside view of POR possibly changed with Free Agents? 12:30

Could POR moving expiring deals hurt how they’re viewed? 18:00

Were things as busy Dec 15th last year? 21:00

How often do the Blazers do the thing that they telegraph? 22:00

Likelihood of getting Kevin Love

Reading between the lines and GM speak 24:00

The appearance of desperation 26:00

Taking a look at Kevin Love 28:00

When could POR look to make a move? 30:30

Seller vs Buyer market 33:00

The improvement of Hassan Whiteside 38:00

Whiteside-Labissiere lineup thoughts 46:30

Looking at Bazemore’s integration into the starting lineup 50:30

Looking at the next 5 games and setting the tone? 54:00

Signaling intent for the rest of the season 1:00:00

Closing Comments