There's so much to unpack on the Blazers' pursuit of LaVine. Let's dig deep into how Portland can make the financials works, who they would have to give up in order to land LaVine and whether or not those sacrifices would be worth it in the short and long term.
Finally what does it say about the Blazers that they are already linked to the biggest free agent name on the market? Can this team really sign a free agent of that caliber? Is this wishful thinking or a sign of a new, aggressive regime aiming huge with Joe Cronin guiding the Blazers front office?
About Locked On Blazers
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.
Locked On Blazers is the best way to stay up to date on the latest happenings in the Portland basketball world. It’s available wherever you get podcasts and on YouTube with new shows every weekday.