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Blazer's Edge Podcast

Join Dave for a spin around the Blazers and the NBA as a whole.

What shape will the 2017-18 season take?

With ESPN’s team projections and the Trail Blazer’s recently released schedule in hand, Dan and Tara discuss how things are shaping up for the 2017-18 season.

Discussing Our Favorite Blazers’ Jerseys

This week on the FANalysts, Tara welcomes Jo back to the podcast, and they are joined by designer Evan McCarthy to discuss the newly-released Blazers jerseys and reminisce about some classic versions.

Filling an Allen Crabbe-Sized Hole on the Roster

What is the next move for the Trail Blazers now that Allen Crabbe has been traded?

Fallout from the Allen Crabbe Trade

Allen Crabbe is a Brooklyn Net and what do the Trail Blazers have to show for it? Tune in to learn more about the trade details and what the Blazers have to work with for the rest of the season.

Does Swanigan Have a Higher Ceiling than Collins?

The Blazer’s Edge Podcast debates whether or not Caleb Swanigan has a brighter future with the Blazers than Zach Collins.

Impressions of Collins and Swanigan from Las Vegas

Things are heating up in Las Vegas, and the Blazer’s Edge staff delivers a special podcast reporting on all the newest Blazers.

What are the Blazers’ Options for the Draft?

Eric Griffith joins Tara to unpack the rules around draft picks. What can the Trail Blazers actually do with three first round draft picks? Salary dumps, the Stepien rule and draft-and-stash, we dig into the rules fans will want to understand when the rumors start to fly leading up to the 2017 draft.

Reflections on a Pro Career Overseas

Blazer’s Edge FANalyst Team Mom talks with Brian Freeman about his college basketball career and 8 years in the European Leagues.

Blazers 2017-18 Wish List

Find out what new skills, roles and strategies the FANalysts are wishing for each of the Portland Trail Blazers next season. #MoeDunks!

Answering playoff questions with the FANalysts

Dan Marang joins Team Mom to answer questions about Games 1 & 2 of the 2017 NBA Playoffs, namely: What just happened?

Playoff Preview with Erik Garcia Gundersen

The FANalysts chat with Locked on Blazers’ Erik Garcia Gundersen about playoff basketball.

Dane Carbaugh on the post-All Star Blazers

Friendly neighborhood sportswriter Dane Carbaugh joins Tara on the latest FANalyst podcast. They explore whether Jusuf Nurkic's production is sustainable and how it impacts Noah Vonleh's play of late.

What Does Nurkić Mean to Lillard?

On this week's episode of the Blazer's Edge podcast, Dan Marang is joined by Steve DeWald to discuss the Blazer's best stretch of wins this season, the effect Jusuf Nurkić has had on Damian Lillard, & more!

Welcome to Nurklandia

The FANalysts are back! Jo has been out of the country so Tara gets her all caught up on what’s been happening with the Blazers and around the NBA.

Who Should The Blazers Draft With Three Picks?

Tara and Ashley join forces to break down the Blazers-Celtics game and how the Blazers looked without Evan Turner in the lineup. They talk about the upcoming All-Star weekend and take a first look at potential Blazers 2017 NBA draft targets.

New Year, New Trail Blazers?

Jo, Tara and Ashley welcome the new year with a round of "Would You Rather?" asking questions related to the Portland Trail Blazers, plus Evan Turner, Moe Harkless, CJ McCollum, Tilikum the Orca whale and more.

The Les Schwab Invitational Tournament

Learn about which players, teams and coaches to watch for at this year’s Les Schwab Tournament, taking place this week in Hillsboro, OR.

Which Newly-Signed Free Agents Will Be Traded?

Jo and Tara reflect on the first half of the season and how it has or has not met fan expectations. We consider what other franchises are going through now, like Sacramento and Brooklyn. Then we talk trade talk--is it useful to speculate? How do we know what rumors to believe?

Dame vs. Harden With Ashley Williams

Blazer’s Edge video reporter Ashley Williams joins the FANalysts to talk about Blazers, prep sports, and college athletics.

Why do the Blazers Struggle With Rebounding?

The FANalysts invite Blazer’s Edge contributor Eric Griffith to open his heart and spill his guts and talk about everything he loves about the Trail Blazers and the NBA. We discuss the latest games, if the Blazer’s really have a bench problem and try to figure out what ever happened to rebounding?

Could We Be More Fair As Fans?

Blazer’s Edge gameday editor Eric Griffith joins the Weekend Podcast to discuss Evan Turner, the lack of effort against the Clippers, fairness as fans in evaluating players, coaches and front office personnel and reminds us to always “remember the human.”

What Will Noah’s 2016-17 Arc Look Like?

Blazer's Edge editor Eric Griffith swings by the podcast to discuss Plumlee's developing jumper, Leonard's outside shot, pragmatism with Turner, who will set the best screens, Vonleh's 2016-17 trajectory, the best individual Blazer nicknames & much more!

Who Will Win the NW Division?

The FANalysts are joined by Dustin and Sage from the Holy Backboard podcast to break down the Northwest Division. Find out what we are looking for and what we think the Blazers can do to come out on top of one of the most exciting divisions in the Association.

Jordan Kent on Career, Blazers

CSNNW TV studio host Jordan Kent joined the Weekend Podcast to discuss his time playing three sports at the University of Oregon, his transition from the NFL to broadcasting, the importance of Terry Stotts’ coaching & more!

What's Your Favorite Blazers Song?

The Fanalysts invite Blazer's Edge Managing Editor Dave Deckard on the podcast to talk about his long history following and covering the Portland Trail Blazers, his thoughts on the upcoming season & more!

ESPN's Kevin Pelton on Blazers' Offseason, Expectations

ESPN NBA writer Kevin Pelton joins the Weekend Podcast to talk about his expectations for the Portland Trail Blazers next year, Damian Lillard's ceiling on both ends of the floor, wing/frontcourt rotations & much more!

Casey Holdahl Stops by Blazer’s Edge

Portland Trail Blazers team beat reporter Casey Holdahl stops by the Weekend Podcast to to talk about how he joined the organization almost a decade ago, how the job has changed, interactions with players, the best NBA cities & more!

Who's Having the Breakout Year?

Why Mason Plumlee still makes sense in Portland, Blazers poised for a breakout season, and more on the latest edition of the Blazer's Edge Podcast.

Will Meyers Leonard return to form?

The Fanalysts take over the Blazer’s Edge Weekend Podcast to discuss Meyers Leonard’s effects on the team, Evan Turner’s impact, team defensive statistics & more!

How Much Room for Growth do the Blazers Have?

Nate Duncan from the Dunc'd On NBA Podcast joins the Blazer's Edge Weekend Podcast to talk about why he gave the Blazers an "F+" for their offseason, Evan Turner's fit, Allen Crabbe's potential growth, how Portland can improve this year & much more!

Which Blazers Role Players Will Impact Most?

Guest Taylor Danforth joins Dan Marang on the Blazer's Edge Podcast to discuss which Blazers role players will be most impactful next season, defensive improvement and much more!

Early Projections, Patty Mills, Team USA & More!

This weekend on the Blazer's Edge Podcast, guest Adrian Bernedich joins Dan Marang from Australia to talk about the 2016-17 NBA schedule, Patty Mills, Team USA vs. Team Australia in the 2016 Olympics & much more!