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Lillard vs LeBron - Blazers v. Lakers Preview

Harrison Faigen from Silver Screen and Roll joins Danny on the latest edition of the Blazer’s Edge Podcast to break down the series from every angle.

Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images

On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast, Danny Marang is joined by editor-in-chief from Silver Screen & Roll, Harrison Faigen. Together they preview the first Blazers-Lakers playoff series since 2002 including; how will the Lakers guard Damian Lillard and how will the Blazers deal with Anthony Davis? Lebron James matching up with longtime friend Carmelo Anthony, X-factors for each team, whether rest or rust will make a difference and more!



Opening comments

Meme acceptance

Harrison’s ability to inspire Damian Lillard all by himself 2:00

Overall thoughts on Lakers-Blazers 4:00

Rest vs Rust 8:00

Playoff Lebron James activated 10:00

How do the Lakers look to slow down Lillard? 15:00

What are the positives for the Lakers heading into the playoffs? 17:00

Kyle Kuzma being the 3rd best player for the Lakers

Who guards LeBron James for the Blazers? 19:00

How will the Blazers guard the 1-2 punch of Lebron and Anthony Davis? 21:30

Carmelo Anthony vs LeBron defensively 24:00

Javale McGee and Blazer’s Kryptonite 27:00

Lillard having a chance to right some wrong perceptions 32:00

The Blazers missing Trevor Ariza mightily in this match-up 38:00

Overall thoughts on the level of basketball in the bubble and future playoff seeding/match-ups 41:00

Official prediction time 42:30

“The Blazers are a shooting laxative” - Harrison Faigen 44:00

Closing Comments