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Blazersland Editor Chris Craig and "Bones" actor Eric Millegan discuss all things basketball.

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Blazersland Editor Chris Craig and "Bones" actor Eric Millegan discuss all things basketball.

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    Grizzlies close game with 26-2 run....

    Grizzlies close game with 26-2 run....

    It's Season 6 Episode 6! The Blazers' three game winning streak has come to an end to the no longer winless Grizzlies. The Blazers won their first in season tournament game and head back on the road. The guys talk Blazers and their chances with the upcoming schedule.  Wembanyama sets a record not seen since Shaq in 1992. Irving surpasses Schrempf with his own record. We say goodbye to Former Blazer and NBA star Walter Davis and Olympic and College coach Bob Knight. James Harden finally gets moved to the Clippers in a trade that includes 8 players, 4 picks, and 2 swaps. How he might fare in LA. CJ McCollum suffers a collapsed right lung once again. How long might he be out? Wendell Carter Jr will be out three weeks with a broken hand. How long might Scoot Henderson be out, and now Robert Williams who banged knees with JJJ? Tatum sets a new franchise record with the Celtics. All this, Streak Finder, Head to Head, your questions/comments, some Santa news, and more!

    • 53 min
    LeBron James Is Left Handed

    LeBron James Is Left Handed

    The Blazers have two games and two losses under their belt. Patience is a virtue. It's episode 3, and the guys are here to fill you in on the Blazers current state, including Anfernee Simons injury and how it will affect the team. NBA things you probably didn't know, the NBA's shortest players, Amazon wants in on TNT'S Thursday night basketball...a turf war in the making? Zach Collins gets paid, Curry becomes the first player to do yet something else, Durant surpasses Olajuwon in the record books, the latest in the James Harden saga, Lillard's Milwaukee debut,  streak finder, head to head, your questions/comments and more!

    • 36 min
    Wembanyama Madness & More!

    Wembanyama Madness & More!

    Welcome to Season 6,  Episode 2, as we look forward to the start of the 2023-24 season. Wembanyama mania abounds after his preseason showing. The guys talk his phenomenal potential. The Blazers waive several players and claim another off of waivers. A look at the Blazers roster headed into the season. Terry Stotts resigned as assistant coach of the Bucks. What that could mean for Milwaukee. The 76ers and the James Harden drama continues as the Clippers turn down their latest trade offer and Harden refuses to play for Philly. The Suns look to waive Keon Johnson after betting on him in a trade from Portland. Some other signings, a Justice Winslow sighting, Aces win another championship, Brandon Miller being sued, Giannis on how he and Dame will play together, All Star Game changes, Streak finder, Head to Head, and of course, your questions and comments!

    • 1 hr 30 min
    We're Back For Season 6!

    We're Back For Season 6!

    It's a new era of Blazers basketball and a new season of Around the NBA with Chris and Eric. Welcome to season 6, episode 1! The guys went to fan fest and discuss what they gleaned from watching Portland's young talent. The Damian Lillard trade, what Miami not getting him means, and what the new era of Blazers basketball will look like.

    Portland might be getting another WNBA Team, San Francisco was already awarded one. Dante Exum is back in the NBA. Michael B Jordan beat out an NBA player in a three-point contest. The refs will be looking more at flops and rip-throughs this season. James Harden to be traded soon? A look at the Blazers schedule to start the season.

    All this, Western Conference and Eastern Conference standings predictions, your questions and comments and more!

    • 53 min
    Damian Lillard Asks For A Trade

    Damian Lillard Asks For A Trade

    The Blazers finish summer league and look to resolve the Damian Lillard trade saga. The guys will break it all down in Season 5 Episode 21. Where will Dame end up? How has it all been handled? What will the Blazers look like with Scoot and Shaedon running the show? New NBA rules on flopping and coaching challenges. How will they affect the season? Are they worth adding? Will they be effective? The in season tournament? It will add revenue and perhaps viewership, but will it be hit or miss? LeBron staying, Silver cracking down to stop insider betting, laments a lack of diversity among team governorship, and keeps expansion in the cards. Sabrina Ionescu breaks a WNBA and NBA record. Plus player movement...some of the best and first free agency moves. Some rookie trivia. And, as always, your questions and comments!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    NBA Draft Upcoming....

    NBA Draft Upcoming....

    The NBA draft is Thursday, just a few days away. We will finally learn what the Blazers decide to do regarding their picks this year, and what trades might happen. Zion? Anunoby/Siakam? Porzingis? Bridges? Brown? A Damian Lillard trade, subtance or garbage? The guys talk it out and set the record straight on Season 5 Episode 20.  Plus, Beal traded to the Suns. Are they a super team? Miami misses out but could sign FA Draymond Green...or could Lillard persuade him to come to Portland? Nuggets Championship, Jokic's lost MVP trophy, and whether he might lead Denver to the promise land again. Paul being diverted to Warriors/Clippers? Dunleavy Jr takes over as GM for GS. Ja Morant suspended 25 games...severe enough? The guys discuss what this repercussions are. Lou Williams retires, a look at his career. MJ sells the Hornets for way too much. How it might affect the value of other teams going forward. Warriors looking to move Kuminga and move on from a too expensive Donte DiVincenzo. A very rookie head to head and streak finder and much much more!

    • 1 hr 11 min

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The Underdog Does It Again

Great new addition to the lineup, boys. I look forward to hearing more.

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