Do CJ McCollum, Damian Lillard and the rest of the Portland Trail Blazers have what it takes to pull off the upset against the Golden State Warriors?
X-Utah Jazz 51-31 (4) For anyone that ever wants to doubt that the Utah Jazz have what it takes needs to watch some film from last season's team. After losing small forward Gordon Hayward in free agency, the Jazz were expected to take a step back, but what ensued was a season where they became [...]
There was no place to run or hide for Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers against Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans.
X-Oklahoma City Thunder 53-29 (3) The 2017-2018 NBA season proved to be a strange, but interesting one for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder had to deal with the notion that they no longer had the services of small forward Kevin Durant as after nine seasons with the franchise he decided to leave in free [...]
Markelle Fultz 1. Boston Celtics (via Brooklyn Nets)-Markelle Fultz-Freshman-Point Guard-Washington If the Boston Celtics do not trade this pick, they will be stumbling on some more talent for thier back court. 2. Los Angeles Lakers-Lonzo Ball-Freshman-Point Guard-UCLA The Lakers are the only team that Lonzo Ball is working out for, and if he [...]
Having guards Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum shoulder the scoring load is not going get the Portland Trail Blazers to the next level.
X-Portland Trailblazers 51-31 (4) After winning 51 games during the 2014-2015 NBA season, the 2015-2016 campaign was expected to be a down one for the Portland Trailblazers. The summer of 2015 saw the Trailblazers ravaged by departures which included power forward LaMarcus Aldridge joining the San Antonio Spurs and shooting guard Wes Matthews signing on [...]
After winning 115 games over the last two NBA seasons, the Portland Trail Blazers expected this to be a totally different year for them. Last summer the Trail Blazers lost six of their top seven scorers from the previous season through trades and free agency. And in the Western Conference, that meant that the Blazers [...]