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Danny and Tara answer this question and more on the latest edition 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 how to rationalize the season, the unwritten rules of basketball, the growth of the deep bench, early looks at draft prospects, how safe is Coach Stotts, the return of Jusuf Nurkic and more!

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Intro

Opening comments

Trae Young, Trevor Ariza & the unwritten rules 3:00

How has Ariza looked in a Portland uniform? 8:00

Competence is not a bad word! 10:00

Taking a look at the young guys and their defensive issues/growth 13:00

Nassir Little and Wenyen Gabriel and what could they turn into? 18:00

Listener questions! 21:00

Who are some players the Blazers could look at between 9-12 in the Draft? Obi Toppin, Onyeka Okungwu, Deni Avdija 22:00

Why a pick matters more than just drafting a young player 23:40

Looking ahead to Zach Collins and his return- are we maybe building up too many expectations? 32:00

Deciding between Gabriel and Swanigan for a deep roster spot next year 36:00

Load management is happening whether we want it to or not. 39:00

Is Terry Stotts untouchable? 41:00

Do you think that the way the Blazers have handled the timeline for Nurkic’s return has anything to do with being aware of how things went with Kawhi and the Spurs? 44:30

Looking at the possible returns of Carmelo Anthony, Trevor Ariza and Hassan Whiteside 49:00

Closing Comments 52:00

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