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The Blazer’s Edge Podcast examines the NBA’s Southwest Division in a 2017-18 NBA season preview.

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Blazer’s Edge Podcast hosts Dan and Tara finish up previewing the Western Conference with @hoopcityhellcat Aimee Stiegemeyer, co-founder of All Heart in Hoop City, a Grizzlies blog written and managed by women. We find out how things are going in Memphis where it’s been an eventful summer with several key Grit-n-Grind players moving on to new teams.

Then we discuss the five teams in the Southwest Division that appear to be, at least for now, the easiest in the Western Conference to predict.

“If you want a vision of the future, imagine the Spurs in the first round - forever.” - Our guest, paraphrasing George Orwell. Tune in for this and more on this edition of the Blazer’s Edge podcast.

1:10 What is the temperature in Memphis

4:03 Zach Randolph from the Trail Blazers to the Grizzlies

6:47 Dallas Mavericks (and how the Sacramento Kings are Memphis West)

12:40 New Orleans Pelicans, “Go ahead, please”

16:09 “The Tony Allen Thing”

23:00 Memphis Grizzlies; will the injuries stop and the style of play speed up?

38:28 Houston Rockets, will it work?

47:50 San Antonio Spurs, they just keep coming.

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