Paul George, Portland?

Could a trade go down between two first round teams?

Since being swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the playoffs, rumors have been swirling around the 2013 Most Improved Player, Paul George.

Most recent however, the rumors have involved the Portland Trailblazers. 

Could a trade involving Paul and Portland be possible, or even likely?

My take:

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The Most Essential Player

Each remaining playoff teams’ most essential player.

Rather than arguing the eternal MVP battle of Harden vs Westbrook, I decided to hand out my own title, the Most Essential Player.

The Most Essential Player, is the player whose performance can make the biggest impact.

Here are your most essential players, of each team in the post-season:

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Takeaways from Warriors/Blazers Game 1

Key takeaways from this first round series.

The Portland Trailblazers went into their first round series against the Warriors as always, not favored underdogs. Despite putting on a fireworks shooting performance in the first half, they fell to Golden State 121-109. Below, I listed some key takeaways and solutions for the huge problem that call themselves the Golden State Warriors: Continue reading “Takeaways from Warriors/Blazers Game 1”

Player Highlight: Jusuf Nurkic

Airing from Bosnia, Jusuf Nurkic, the current center for the Portland Trailblazers has been making noise across the league. Thursday night, against the Philadelphia 76ers in an overtime match, Nurkic posted career-highs in the following stat lines: free throws, assists, blocks, rebounds, and points. Now that he’s collecting spotlight, here’s some background:

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