Nicolas Batum breakout season making good on monster contract

Nic Batum

NWSB Insider and Portland Trail Blazers blogger Jon Irwin takes a look into Nicolas Batum’s stellar beginning to the 2012/13 season. Despite an offseason spent trying to get away from Portland, Batum looks to have turned a corner in his career. With highs in all stat categories, Batum is becoming a major cog for the Blazers.

Trailblazers Roster Analysis: Salaries Under The Microscope

Marcus Camby

Portland Trailblazers basketball blogger Steve Lee tells us when you look at the astronomical salaries that are floating around the NBA these days, Rashard Lews ($22mil), Gilbert Arenas ($19mil), its easy to say Portland’s salaries are NOT out of control. Brandon Roy, Gerald Wallace, Greg Oden, Jerome Kersey, LaMarcus Aldridge contracts are examined…

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