After another dispiriting loss Tuesday, the slumping Trail Blazers have lost six of seven, eight of 11 and are making a quick descent down the Western Conference standings. This week, KGW's Orlando Sanchez, Nate Hanson and Jared Cowley discuss what's next for this team, why the defense has fallen apart and predict the outcome of the Blazers' next four games.
This week, we discuss what's been ailing the Blazers over the past two weeks, the improvement of Jusuf Nurkic and predict the outcome of Portland's next three games. Join KGW's Orlando Sanchez, Nate Hanson and Jared Cowley for the discussion, plus another fun game of Rip It!
This week, KGW's Orlando Sanchez, Nate Hanson and Jared Cowley discuss areas of concern in an otherwise great start to the season for the Portland Trail Blazers, give some well-deserved props to Damian Lillard and predict the result of the Blazers' next four games against the Timberwolves, Wizards, Knicks and Bucks. Plus, another lively game of Rip It!
The Trail Blazers are off to a great start this season. They rank in the Top 5 in offense and defense and have won eight of their first 11 games. Is the Blazers' strong start legitimate or "fool's gold?" KGW's Jared Cowley and Nate Hanson debate that topic, talk about the Blazers' best win and worst loss of the season and predict the outcome of Portland's next three games, against the Clippers, Celtics and Lakers. Plus, another game of Rip It!
This week's topics include the emergence of Zach Collins, revised expectations for the Blazers in light of the team's strong start, and predictions for the next four games against the Pelicans, Lakers, Timberwolves and Bucks. KGW's Orlando Sanchez, Nate Hanson and Jared Cowley debate these topics, then play another riveting game of Rip It!
Which has been the bigger surprise: Nik Stauskas or the Blazers bench? Which has been the bigger disappointment: Jusuf Nurkic's defense or CJ McCollum's early season slump? KGW's Orlando Sanchez, Nate Hanson and Jared Cowley debate all these topics and more on this week's edition of the 3-on-3 Blazers podcast! Plus, another edition of the best 3-on-3 Blazers podcast game ever, "Rip It!"
The Trail Blazers' season began on a somber note Monday with the death of longtime team owner Paul Allen. The excitement for the season opener Thursday against LeBron James and the Lakers has not been diminished by the tragic news. But it's certain that fans, players, coaches and everyone in the Blazers organization will be focused on Allen during Thursday's game, and will want to honor the positive impact Allen had on this franchise for the past 30 years.
It's crystal ball time! KGW's Orlando Sanchez, Nate Hanson and Jared Cowley answer the big questions. How many wins for the Blazers? Will they make the playoffs? Which players or teams will surprise the NBA this season? And who's going to win all the major awards? Plus, a SUPER-SIZE edition of 3-on-3 Blazers podcast game "Rip It!"
Special guest Mila Mimica joins Orlando Sanchez, Nate Hanson and Jared Cowley for this week's edition of 3-on-3 Blazers. They debate whether CJ McCollum can make the All-Star team, discuss the brilliance of Damian Lillard and talk about what they'd like to see change on the court for the Blazers this season.
The NBA is back! KGW's Orlando Sanchez, Nate Hanson and Jared Cowley talk about some of the surprising developments from Trail Blazers media day. Maurice Harkless isn't fully healthy! Zach Collins wants to start! And the five-game preseason schedule start Saturday!