PORTLAND, Ore. — Jason Quick of The Athletic joins the show to talk about the Portland Trail Blazers' loss to the Miami Heat, Jusuf Nurkic's skirmish with Tyler Herro and Anfernee Simons' recent emergence.
Then we zoom out to take a look at the direction of the Blazers in the second half of the season and as the trade deadline approaches. Is Damian Lillard going to return to the court or is he headed for season-ending surgery? Who is going to get traded and how will Joe Cronin navigate the trade deadline? What are the futures of McCollum, Simons and Norman Powell in Portland? What will the Blazers prioritize in the final 46 games of the regular season?
Plus, Jason shares an all-time great Andre Miller story. Listen for that and stay for the perspective on the direction of the Blazers over the next six months.
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Mike Richman has covered the Portland Trail Blazers in various capacities since 2014 as a beat writer for The Oregonian, a reporter at NBC Sports Northwest and now in the form of the only daily Trail Blazers podcast, Locked On Blazers. The Pass First Point Guard will get you closer to the team with reports from inside the Moda Center and by unpacking the statistics to know and about your favorite team. You will also find regular guests and can get your questions answered with weekly mailbag shows.
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