On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast, Danny Marang is joined by Steve Dewald to take a look at the next 24-72 hours on the NBA schedule. What will the opening of free agency look like? Will Chris Paul, James Harden and Russell Westbrook swap teams? Are the Blazers really in the market for Jay Scrubb? What should we think about Damian Lillard endorsing Giannis Antetokounmpo to Portland? Finally, who will the Blazers target with their MLE?
3:30 Jay Scrubb - Could the Blazers draft him?
5:30 Could the Blazers trade back?
7:00 Who does Scrubb remind you of?
9:30 Do you trust the Blazers to pick Scrubb at 16?
12:30 The Blazers don’t really give off false signals
14:00 A wild Monday to start the new NBA season - who gets moved?
15:00 Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, James Harden, LaMarcus Aldridge, DeMar Derozan and everyone else on the move
17:00 Could the Blazers go after Lauri Markkanen?
18:00 Do the Blazers have someone lined up to sign at the MLE as soon as the window opens?
20:00 Josh Jackson, Danilo Gallinari and Jae Crowder - any of them make sense?
24:00 Expectations over the next 24-48 hours as the season opens up? - Philadelphia 76ers getting spicy?
26:00 Will Trevor Ariza still be with the team next season?
30:00 Does continuity REALLY matter?
32:00 Portland needs to get longer, stronger and more athletic
34:00 How close is Gary Trent Jr to being a starting level player in the NBA?
36:00 Damian Lillard endorsing Giannis Antetokounmp to Portland?