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How Much do the Blazers Miss Evan Turner?

Danny and Tara answer this question and more on the latest edition of the Blazer’s Edge Podcast.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Utah Jazz Russ Isabella-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 week that was, Maurice Harkless’ inspired play, CJ McCollum post all-star break shooting revival, Tara cursing the Blazers in Memphis, Anfernee Simons getting minutes, the Blazers missing Evan Turner, Thunder-Blazers, playoff match ups and more!


  • Intro
  • Opening Comments
  • :20 Tara makes a Dan joke
  • 1:00 Tara goes to Memphis
  • 5:30 Chandler Parsons yoga mats
  • 7:15 Looking back at the OKC game
  • 9:00 Ball stopping and lack of player movement
  • 12:30 Thunder are 4-0 vs Portland, do you want to see them in the playoffs?
  • 14:00 Blazers bench looks rough without Evan Turner running things
  • 14:50 Seth Curry and play-making
  • 17:00 Differences between running sets/plays and shot hunting
  • 19:00 Harkless continues to play well!
  • 21:15 This version of Harkless is what Portland needs
  • 22:30 Tara’s Harkless-Nurkic theory
  • 26:00 Blazers as a team, struggling from 3 recently
  • 28:00 Evaluating Kanter (again)
  • 33:00 Will/Should Collins be out there more right now?
  • 35:15 Floor spacing bench units
  • 39:10 Tara doesn’t like Dan to enjoy things
  • 41:35 Facing the Denver Nuggets twice to end the season
  • 44:00 Things are swell in Golden State!
  • 46:00 Looking at seeding and potential playoff match ups
  • 52:00 Closing Comments
  • Outro