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!
No basketball talk today. It's the doldrums of the NBA offseason, but the NFL season is upon us, so join 3-on-3 Blazers producer Max Barr and co-hosts Nate Hanson (a Seahawks fan) and Jared Cowley (a 49ers fan) through a fun conversation about the Seahawks and 49ers! We'll be back with more Blazers and NBA talk soon, but for now enjoy this bonus NFL content!