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BlazersMakrReturns

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Transplanted from the Bay Area to Portland at the age of 6 (weeks after the 1989 earthquake). Yah, I'm now in my early 30s... How did this happen?

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My top 10 posts of the last 3 months(Dec 2013-Feb 2014):

1) The Night before the Mavericks - http://www.blazersedge.com/2013/12/6/5169696/the-night-before-the-mavericks

2) Brandon Roy: Dominating the L*kers - http://www.blazersedge.com/2014/1/9/5293434/brandon-roy-domination-of-the-l-kers

3) Blazers Mid-season Review - http://www.blazersedge.com/2014/1/20/5325150/blazers-midseason-review-and-a-look-at-the-coming-week

4) Please don't sign Kaepernick - http://www.ninersnation.com/2014/2/25/5448224/please-dont-sign-kaepernick-part-2

5) Improving the NBA - http://www.blazersedge.com/2014/1/30/5360534/improving-the-nba

6) Should the Blazers stop shooting 3 pointers when they are ice cold? - http://www.blazersedge.com/2014/1/1/5263020/should-the-blazers-stop-shooting-3-pointers-when-they-are-ice-cold

7) A 20 Win Improvement? - http://www.blazersedge.com/2013/12/10/5198922/a-20-win-improvement

8) Brandon Roy would have made it? - http://www.blazersedge.com/2014/1/6/5282410/brandon-roy-would-have-made-it

9) Blazer for Life - http://www.blazersedge.com/2013/12/4/5159588/blazer-for-life

10) The January Championship Stumble - http://www.blazersedge.com/2014/1/8/5290080/the-january-championship-stumble

A Fan Of...

  • MLB San Francisco Giants
  • NBA Portland Trail Blazers
  • NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • NCAAB UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
  • NHL San Jose Sharks
  • Golf Tiger
  • Boxing Prince Naseem Hamed
  • Tennis Maria Sharapova
  • EPL Arsenal
  • MLS Timbers
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2013-14 Portland Trailblazers Review

With the NBA Finals starting tonight, I wanted to do a wrap up piece for the 2013-14 Portland Trailblazers season. Like the Midseason Review, it takes a look at the accomplishments of the 2013-14...

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GetOutOfTheFirstRound Appreciation Thread

Unreal! --- --- We can debate the circumstances of where and how his birth happened... However, we all agree that he is special... He is a Legend. We will be writing stories of his conquests...

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LA L*ker Beatdown and 30 point games

It was April Fools Day. Tuesday to be precise. The Blazers were playing the Lakers in Los Angeles. All five Blazer' starters scored in double digits. Eight players scored at least 6 points. T...

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Bringing it Home

The L-Train is back on schedule. --- Taking another look at phase 12: Phase 12: Once More Unto the Breach (Mar 17-Mar 28) 7 games (Milw, Wash, @Char, @Mia, @Orl, @Atl, @Chi) There...

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Home Court in the First Round?

Just another boring Blazers win tonight... Everything went as expected. Nothing to see here... --- As I've written about, we're going to face either the Clippers or the Rockets in the first...

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Milwaukee Bucks and Victor Claver

Milwaukee is the worst team in the NBA record wise (though Philadelphia is giving them a run for their money). O/T: The preseason over under on Philadelphia was 15.5 wins. They have 15 wins, but...

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The Pain of a Warrior

re: Thankyouforblaze from Timmay! recap In the tiers of first world problems, there isn't much worse than losing at home to Golden State, and then having to deal with multiple texts from your...

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Four Game Losing Streak: Who Cares? Bring on the Rockets or Clippers.

The Blazers lost their fourth consecutive game tonight. It's the first four game losing streak that the Blazers have had this year. If you wanted to be the pessimist, the stats you would provide: ...

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Olshey, Agents and the Upcoming Free Agency

I wanted to focus on something Blazers-esque, but not tonight' loss or Aldridge' injury, so I started reading about Olshey' history...and followed the rabbit trail... --- The 2001 ABCD Camp is...

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Patrick 'Red Bull' Beverley: BlazersMakr Appreciation Thread

So, today, the guys at Grantland published an excellent appreciation thread for Patrick Beverley. Simmons: I fell in basketball love with Beverley at a Clips-Rockets game earlier this season....

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More Impressive Career Highs Than Nic Batum

BrewDude posed a fun question in Ben' recap tonight: Nic's big rebounding night got me to thinking about what a list of some of the top 10 players with career highs in each of the big three...

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Ten Phases Complete

Taking a look back at: http://www.blazersedge.com/2013/8/9/4608156/lucky-13-breaking-down-the-season I had predicted the Blazers would go 48-34 this season. --- Phase 1: Coming out Swinging (Oct...

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Formula for Success

The Blazers have 4 games this year where they haven't scored more than 90 points: Nov 11: Phoenix 89 @ Portland 90 Jan 26: Golden State 103 vs Portland 88 Jan 28: Memphis 98 @ Portland 81 Feb...

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Percentage of Cap Dedicated to the QB Position

So, I got a bit sidetracked last night, and ended up looking at quarterbacks and how many franchises they've beaten: http://www.ninersnation.com/2014/3/3/5465290/completing-the-cycle However, I...

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Taking a Deeper Look at the 40-20 Club

First, I wanted to say that I hate losing to the Lakers... The LA Lakers have at least 1 win against the Portland Trailblazers every season since 1993-94.The dream had been that with a win...

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7

The Birth of a Legend

All eyes were fixed on the Bay. Tony La Russa had led the Oakland A's to the 1989 World Series, where they faced the SF Giants, led by manager Roger Craig. The Bay Bridge Series. The Battle of...

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Completing the Cycle

Three Quarterbacks in NFL history have beaten every team in the NFL: Joe Montana beat all 28 franchises. Fran Tarkenton beat all 28 franchises. Brett Favre beat all 32 franchises. During...

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NBA Awards: Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer (with Running Commentary by the TNT crew)

In Simmon' latest mailbag, he proposes an NBA Award Show. "But Ross did earn himself pole position in this year’s "WTF Box Score" award race, which raises the question … shouldn’t we be able to...

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Please don't sign Kaepernick (part 2)

So, I usually post over at Blazersedge, and wasn't expecting the welcomed debate to my original piece: http://www.ninersnation.com/2014/2/23/5440870/please-dont-sign-kaepernick The piece...

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To Sweep and be Swept

A few facts about the 2013-14 Blazers: * The Blazers have finished the sweep of 5 franchises: Boston(2), Cleveland(2), Detroit(2), NY Knicks(2), and Toronto(2). * The Blazers have been swept by 0...

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Please don't sign Kaepernick...

Please don't sign Kaepernick to one of these massive deals we've seen handed out to the likes of Matt Ryan, Jay Cutler, Joe Flacco, Matt Stafford, etc... Colin Kaepernick: h...

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Minnesota Timberwolves Game Preview: The Blazers can not lose.

This image is everything...This image is the greatest NBA moment in the past two decades...This image is the torment of the city of Portland... This image is what makes Phil Jackson the...

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NBA Valentine' Day

While this made me laugh: Get your Valentine's Day Plan Marketplace: Enroll by Feb 14th for coverage, because on the 15th, it's too late. and this made me smile: The truth is I don't...

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Trail Blazers: Season and Career Highs

2013-14 Season Highs Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Damian Lillard 41 points 8 rebounds 11 assists 3 steals 2 blocks Wes Matthews 28 points 12 rebounds 7 assists 3...

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Regular Season Road Games and Playoff Success

Let us take a moment to reflect back at the last 35 seasons, comparing regular season road records with playoff success.---***---***---***--- Teams with the best road records during the regular...

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Blazers and the 3pt Shot: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I've mentioned before that the Blazers are really just the next incarnation of the D'Antoni Phoenix Suns. Having said that, I've seen the light, and believe the Blazers are a mixture of those...

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BlazersMakr Doin Work: Episode 4

LaMarcus Aldridge is the first Blazer to score in double digits in every one of the teams' first 50 games (make that 51 games)... ---***---***---***--- List of players with more than thirty 20...

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Improving the NBA

I was able to get a copy of Lebron' ideas to Adam Silver on improving the NBA... ---***---***---***--- The Draft There has been a good deal of talk recently about how to fix the draft. No one...

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BlazersMakr Doin Work: MVPs, Coaches, Championships, and Teammates

It was brought up in the post about LA' ridiculous 44 point game post: that Larry Bird had a bunch of really good games against the Blazers. I wasn't around back then, but I enjoy looking at stats,...

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BlazersMakr Report.

As a Niners fan living in the Northwest: This past week... was approximately this: ...Seattle, Sherman, Sherman, San Fran, Seattle, San Fran, geek patrol, Sherman, Seattle, baby pics,...

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