NWSB Editor Bryant Knox brings us his weekly video recap of the Portland Trail Blazers. In Week 16, the team from the Pacific Northwest went 0-2, falling to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers. Both Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge had an up-and-down week, while Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin both starred as the opposition.
NWSB Editor Bryant Knox recaps the previous week’s featured player for the Portland Trail Blazers. In Week 15, honors go to Damian Lillard, as we recognize his acceptance into five NBA All-Star Weekend events. In matchups against the Washington Wizards, New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers and Minnesota Timberwolves, he averaged 22.3 PPG, 6.8 APG, 4.8 RPG and shot 33.3 3PT%
NWSB Editor Bryant Knox explains why the Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard should decline his invitation to participate in the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest at All-Star Weekend. Simply put, Lillard needs rest if he wants to help LaMarcus Aldridge and the rest of his teammates down the stretch. Not to mention guys like Vince Carter, Dominique Wilkins and Michael Jordan have set the bar too high for today’s expectations.