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Portland Trail Blazers beat writer Mike Richman (@mikegrich) brings you a daily look into your favorite team. Go deep on the Blazers and the NBA with the Locked On Blazers podcast. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

Portland Trail Blazers beat writer Mike Richman (@mikegrich) brings you a daily look into your favorite team. Go deep on the Blazers and the NBA with the Locked On Blazers podcast. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.
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Portland Trail Blazers beat writer Mike Richman (@mikegrich) brings you a daily look into your favorite team. Go deep on the Blazers and the NBA with the Locked On Blazers podcast. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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English

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(503) 551-3466


Episodes

Nov. 21: Pau's departure, Dame's back and a reason for optimism

11/21/2019
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Pau Gasol's Blazers playing career is over and that's not necessarily the worst case scenario for the Blazers, plus Damian Lillard is taking a longer view as he recovers from a back issue and there is at least one are in which the Blazers are elite. Listen to learn all about that, and then tell your friends to do the same. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:48

Nov. 20: Melo's debut

11/20/2019
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Carmelo Anthony played his first game as a member of the Trail Blazers. It was OK. Not good. Definitely not awful. He scored. He didn't pass much. So what's next? That's what we're aiming to answer in this podcast. Listen and tell your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:53

Nov. 18: Melo's fit and trade packages. It's a Mailbag!

11/19/2019
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Mailbag Monday is back with a full episode powered by listener questions. There's plenty of Melo talk, plus some trade ideas and a whole bunch more. If you want to get your question answered on next week's show just a tweet to @mikegrich. That's all it takes. Seriously it's that easy. Also, listen and then tell your friends about this podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:41

Nov. 15: Melo (finally) comes to Portland

11/15/2019
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More than two years in the making, Carmelo Anthony signed with the Blazers on Thursday. Is this a good move? Are there any real risks? And how will he fit in? All those answers plus a brief history of the Damian Lillard courting Melo. It's a celebration, I think? I'm not sure. Just listen and tell your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:34

Nov. 14: Nassir Little and the worst 4th quarter defense in the NBA

11/14/2019
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Nassir Little might be the Blazers starting power forward for a while. He looked pretty good in his debut particularly when you consider the other options, plus Damian Lillard is just getting hounded by opposing defenses and the Blazers have the worst fourth quarter defense in the league. Wooooo boy this one's a doozy. Listen and tell your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:10

Nov. 12: Mailbag! Trades, conspiracy theories, lineup changes.

11/12/2019
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It's a Monday Mailbag delivered to you, as always, on a Tuesday, answering listener questions about possible Blazers trade targets, lineup changes and some conspiracy theories. This show is brought to you by Audible. Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial. Choose 1 audiobook and 2 Audible Originals absolutely free. Visit audible.com/lockedonnba to get started. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:48

Nov. 11: The link between Hassan Whiteside and Jusuf Nurkic

11/11/2019
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There is an overwhelming sense of deja vu when watching Hassan Whiteside struggle to adapt with the Blazers. It kinda seems like we already did this with Jusuf Nurkic two seasons ago. Listen for parallels from 2017 Nurk and 2019 Whiteside, plus why the win over the Hawks just might have saved the Blazers season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:14

Nov. 8: Dame dropped 60 in a loss (w/ Sean Highkin)

11/9/2019
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The Blazers lost their fourth in a row, and Damian Lillard scored 60 points. Sean Highkin of Bleacher Report joins the podcast to discuss Portland's early season woes, Hassan Whiteside's Hassan Whiteside-ness and Nassir Little's first real NBA minutes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:09

Nov. 5: Is it too early to be worried about the Blazers?

11/5/2019
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An all-mailbag episode answering your questions about appropriate levels of Blazers fueled panic, possible trade targets, which former Blazers could possible help and whether coach's challenges are good for the game. If you want to have your question answered on a future episode, send a tweet to @mikegrich on Twitter or send an email to LockedOnBlazersPod at gmail. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:37

Nov. 4: How the Blazers will replace Zach Collins

11/4/2019
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How will the Blazers handle the rotation and the roster with Zach Collins (shoulder surgery) out for an extended period? This episode looks at all their options from internal tweaks, to Moses Brown call ups to free agent signings. Listen and tell your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:21

Oct. 31: Dame is King in the 4th

10/31/2019
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Damian Lillard leads the NBA in fourth quarter scoring, and it feels like it. After another dominant final frame in OKC, it's time to ask if this level of late game excellence is sustainable. Plus a review of the Blazers season after five games, and some really big NBA news broke in the middle of recording this episode. Listen and tell your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:59

Oct. 29: Do the Blazers need to add a big man?

10/29/2019
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An update on Zach Collins' shoulder injury, plus answering your questions about the Blazers adding to their big man rotation, G League teams and mid-range specialists. It's a mini-mailbag edition of Locked On Blazers. Tell your friends about this podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:41

Oct. 28: How the Blazers will respond to Zach Collins' injury

10/28/2019
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Zach Collins dislocated his left shoulder, and his absence has a ripple effect across the Blazers roster. Listen to what it means, who might slide into his starting role and how the Blazers can best make up for what Collins offers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:27

Oct. 24: Blazers lose to Nuggets in season-opener

10/24/2019
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Hassan Whiteside looked good, Kent Bazemore did some OK things, Damian Lillard scored a bunch. And then the Blazers lost to the Denver Nuggets in crunch time. Here's your full breakdown of Game 1 of the 2019-2020 season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:23

Oct. 22: Mailbag! Can Mario Hezonja become a 3-point marksman?

10/22/2019
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You asked. Locked On Blazers answered. It's the weekly mailbag episode answering your questions about Mario Hezonja's three-point shooting, Pau Gasol's style and which newcomers are likely to make the biggest impact. And tons more. Listen and tell your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:13

Oct. 21: Pau Gasol out for a while, Blazers sign Moses Brown

10/21/2019
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Pau Gasol isn't going to be ready for opening and it sounds like he might be out a while. Listen to a breakdown of what that means for the Blazers. Plus a discussion of new two-way addition Moses Brown and John Hollinger explaining why he thinks the Blazers might struggle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:47

Oct. 17: Blazers look sharp in preseason dress rehearsal

10/17/2019
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The Blazers played a game that didn't matter like it actually mattered, and they looked good doing it. Listen for a breakdown of Portland's preseason win over Utah, a closer dissection of the rotation and a discussion of what preseason performances can tell us about the regular season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:24

Oct. 15: Mailbag! Can Zach Collins win Most Improved?

10/15/2019
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Answering listener questions about Zach Collins, possible starting lineups, two-way contracts and deepest benches in the Western Conference. Listen and then tell your friends to do the same. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:05

Oct. 14: The Blazers have been bad in preseason. Does it matter?

10/14/2019
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The Trail Blazers have been mostly bad through two real preseason games. It's undeniable but is it important? Do they need to look good? Listen for a trip into basketball nihilism and a sincere discussion of what the Blazers regular season rotation in going to look like. Also, please tell your friends about this podcast. It's the right thing to do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:53

Oct. 9: What we learned from the Blazers 1st preseason game

10/9/2019
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The Blazers played their first preseason game, and maybe just maybe we were able to glean some meaningful information from an exhibition loss to the Denver Nuggets. Kent Bazemore was flying around, Mario Hezonja was doing stuff, Hassan Whiteside was there! Listen and tell your friends about this podcast. It's good. Be a good friend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:20