NWSB Writer Bryant Knox talks about the strengths and weaknesses of Portland’s bench heading into the 2012/2013 NBA season. Heading into the new year, the Blazers are going to be one of the youngest teams in the league from the starting lineup to the 12th man, which should create for a number of ups and downs throughout the 2012-13 season. How will J.J. Hickson, Adam Morrison, Joel Freeland do in 2012?
NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his analysis on the Gonzaga Bulldogs newest addition to the NBA, and more specific, the Los Angeles Lakers family. British Columbia, and Gonzaga product Robert Sacre was taken with the 60th pick by the Lakers, in a move that could be more benefitial to the Lakers depending on what happens with Pau Gasol. Sacre follows fellow Zags members Rony Turiaf, and Adam Morrison as members of the Lakers.
NWSB Insider and Gonzaga Bulldogs blogger Blair Thomas tells us the five players that make up his all time starting team in the next chapter of our Moments In Time series on northwest sports teams. The players mentioned on this list include Adam Morrison, Ronny Turiaf, Jeff Brown, Frank Burgess, and Matt Santangelo. Apologies to John Stockton, Richie Frahm, Blake Stepp, Dan Dickau, Derek Raivio, and Jeremy Pargo.
Steve Lee our northwest basketball hoops blogger weighs in today with his TOP 5 Gonzaga basketball matchups and games to take place in Seattle Washington. In 2003 in front of almost 13,000 fans, the Bulldogs left KeyArena with a thrilling 87-80 overtime victory over the Tigers, Ronny Turiaf came alive after the break to drop 21.