NWSB Insider and Portland Trail Blazers blogger Steve Lee breaks down the situation regarding Rip City and LaMarcus Aldridge. Although the three-time NBA All-Star has stated he would like to stay in Portland, a step back in team success could change his mind. With free agency around the corner, could PDX target as a free agent next summer? Or even trade the big man?
NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers Blogger Bryant Knox previews the 2014-15 NBA season with five storylines for Rip City to follow. Included are: Contract situations involving players such as Robin Lopez, Wesley Matthews and more; bench production from players such as Chris Kaman, Steve Blake, Thomas Robinson and CJ McCollum; health; building upon success; position battles.
NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers Blogger Bryant Knox breaks down how Meyers Leonard can become an integral part of the Rip City rotation. On defense, the big man must mimic the play of former Blazer Joel Przybilla. On offense, he must step into the paint and become more consistent to earn minutes over Thomas Robinson and Joel Freeland.