Don't look now but here come the Clippers, which means the Western Conference is extremely crowded from No. 5 to No. 9. Plus, some All-Star voting talk and Chuck discusses whether the Trail Blazers have turned the proverbial corner
Chuck at a peanut butter and jelly sandwich right before we recorded this episode. That guy's a real pro. Plus, we talked about the drama surrounding Nurkic's crunch time benching, Biggie Swanigan becoming a starter and try to find a cure for what's ailing Moe Harkless.
The NBA preseason has started and Chuck has plenty of questions. Who will win the Trail Blazers starting forward spots? Will the Caleb Swanigan hype train ever slow down? What ever happened to Pat Connaugthon? Plus we answer a few listener questions
The commissioner did not call Chuck's name on draft night. But the Trail Blazers did add two big men, Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan. We talked about the draft, Portland's crowded frontcourt rotation and what success means in a league where the Golden State Warriors exist.
Chuck thinks the Trail Blazers' season was a massive disappointment, but he hopes he can contract Nurkic Fever again in the future. Plus, we discuss Meyers Leonard's future in Portland, potential trades and how the Blazers should approach the 2017 NBA draft.
Chuck has reached total consciousness after coming to terms with the Warriors excellence following their Game 2 dominance. Plus we talk about the injury issues for Kevin Durant and Jusuf Nurkic and contemplate a future where the Blazers build a championship contender.
The Trail Blazers lost Game 1 to the Golden State Warriors and Draymond Green almost forced Chuck to walk out of the bar in awed dismay. Plus we talk about the Blazers' supporting cast no-showing when Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum were brilliant and Jusuf Nurkic still being hurt. There is also an extended tangent about playoff podium rants and interviews.
Chuck is in the playoff spirit after chatting with a local sandwich artist. Plus an update on Jusuf Nurkic's fractured leg, discussion of Golden State's myriad strengths and Damian Lillard's forced bold prediction.
Nurkic Fever has turned into Nurkic Withdrawl, but Chuck still thinks the Blazers can make the playoffs without the Bosnian Beast. Plus some discussion of Portland's small ball lineups, Meyers Leonard's play and a tangent about Greg Stiemsma.
Damian Lillard has been on a tear since the All-Star Break, the Trail Blazers are surging towards the final playoff spot in the West and Chuck has a solution to fix the NBA schedule. Plus, some discussion of the Denver Nuggets, Noah Vonleh and the MVP race.