Category Archives: Portland Trail Blazers

The Draymond Green-Marc Gasol matchup; Andre Iguodala’s offensive timidity; down the line with Lillard and McCollum; Isaiah Thomas’ growth from Sacramento to Boston

Tons of basketball talk Wednesday on 95.7-FM The Game. We had on Warriors’ television analyst Jim Barnett, the USA Today’s Sam Amick and Tim Roye, the voice of the Warriors. Here are the links to the audio of those interviews. … Continue reading

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“Warriors WrapUp”: Golden State blows out Blazers 135-90; Ian Clark has career-high 23 points; Durant ridiculously efficient

It was apparent from tipoff that the Golden State Warriors were determined to put their mini-slump behind them. And that’s exactly what they did on Saturday night, pounding the Portland Trail Blazers from start to finish, en route to a … Continue reading

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Warriors’ road to championship will be tougher than last season

When Clippers coach Doc Rivers said the Warriors were lucky they didn’t have to play the Spurs or Clippers during this past offseason, it obviously struck a nerve with the Golden State organization and fans. The implication was that if … Continue reading

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Blowout at Portland showed why Warriors needed Varejao

The Portland game had to be the one that convinced the Warriors’ front office to go out and get Anderson Varejao or at least get serious about another big. General manager Bob Myers, et al., were thinking of it before … Continue reading

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Varejao could be factor sooner rather than later for Warriors

If the Warriors win back-to-back NBA titles, it won’t be because of Anderson Varejao. But there’s a very real possibility that if they do win another championship this year, you’ll look back and say: They couldn’t have done it without … Continue reading

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Former Blazer Terry Porter: on Curry and Warriors

Had a fun conversation with former Portland Trail Blazers point guard Terry Porter this week while co-hosting on the radio along with Chris Townsend. Porter was a terrific player in his day, tough at the defensive end and, well, tough … Continue reading

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When Warriors do lose, there’s lots to talk about

Boy, one loss can really change everything. Or so it seems. The Blazers rout the Warriors 137-105, and all of a sudden there are a lot of talking points with Golden State, despite its 48-5 record. My co-host on the … Continue reading

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Is greatest shooting backcourt in NBA history playing alongside greatest frontcourt passing tandem in history?

PHOTO BY DANIEL KATZ OAKLAND — After watching the Warriors blow out the San Antonio Spurs 120-90 on Monday night at Oracle, I asked the same question I’ve asked myself after most of their wins: How is anyone going to … Continue reading

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Warriors No. 1 seed … now what?

Just got done watching the Warriors frolic with the New York Knicks. Their record is now 5o-something and barely double-figures, I can’t keep track. Incredible, but with about a month of the season left, the Warriors are, and will end … Continue reading

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Tough call but going with Korver

It already seems apparent that the best event during NBA All-Star weekend is going to be the 3-point shootout, and the reason is pretty simple, the field: Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kyle Korver, Wes Matthews and J.J. Redick. That’s about … Continue reading

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