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Steve The Hedge

  • joined Apr 16, 2008
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
  • posts 119
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My Lottery Mock Draft

I don't usually try my hand at doing this mock draft stuff, but I'm tired of finding places that give no thought to the needs of the team doing the picking. So, here are my assumptions: No changes...

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Preparing for the offseason: A survival guide

Six months. That's how long we've got to wait until the hype starts flying for real. Six months. I don't know if I can take it. Would it be possible to have myself put into a chemically induced...

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Fight vs. Evaluate/Polish --w/poll

We've got 15 games left in the season, and we're 7 games out of the playoffs. The chances of us getting in are remote. The chances of us getting in and making a splash are even more remote. The...

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Playoff structure unfair to East

I'm not going to bemoan the fact that the Blazers would currently be the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference. I'm more interested in pointing out that the current system is keeping the East from...

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Would you trade?

I normally don't get into the whole trade machine thing, but the recent flurry of activity got me wondering if we might be able to snag Mike Conley.Memphis now has three rookie point guards, a hole...

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Mid-season playoff week

The ramifications of this week's games in the NW Division are wild. We play Denver for the series lead, and then Denver and Utah square off on Wednesday. We have a chance of going from 9th seed to...

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Happy 20th B-Day Greg!

According to 750KXL, today is Greg's birthday, and I wanted to wish him a happy one.What do you get the guy who can afford almost everything? A winning streak! Come on teammates, give him the gift...

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Plug from NBA.com

http://www.nba.com/powerrankings/index.htmlYep, that's Dave from Blazer's Edge, actually blazersedge.com, but hey it's some national love.In an effort to reach the required number of characters for...

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Playoff matchups today

I know it's still months away, but the NBA would love to stop things now to get these story-lines in the first round.Dallas vs. Golden State: Grudge Match Phoenix vs. Denver: Last one to score wins ...

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Coincidence or Destiny

If the Celtics keep winning until we meet on 1/16, they would have won 13 straight games. Sound familiar?What kind of recognition would the Blazers get nationally if they were the team to go in...

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The cause of bandwagon fans

We're to blame. Yep. It's all the fault of BE that the wagon is taking on boarders. We're out there enjoying the team, and when they start winning there's too much happiness to go around. It's that...

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A Blazer evolution

Now that we've won 12 straight, where does that put us in the greater scheme of our expected progress map?We start off as the lowest of lows. Everyone beats the crap out of us easily. We'd have to...

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Trade for Pau and Conley?

OK, I admit it...I'm bored. The holiday season has pretty much left me with nothing to do at work, so I get to read about the NBA all...day...long. Sounds good until you've literally read...

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Will streak help Comcast deal?

Like many of you out there, I'm limited in my ability to see the Blazers play this season. Since I'm in an area not serviced by Comcast, I don't have a chance to see them play unless they're on TNT...

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Seasons Greetings, Traveler

Greetings Traveler,Come in. Warm yourself by the fire and let me regale you with tales of our travels. Oh, where to begin? Truly wondrous things have transpired in so short a time.Our journey...

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Rehab and training

Here is a link I came across that might effect Greg's rehab. Somebody get a memo to PA and tell him to pick one up ASAP!h...

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Long-winded geek speak

The Learning Curve: Building a Trained Response to External Stimuli.Stages of Training: 1.    Introduction. The new play is introduced and the basic structure of implementation is established. ...

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I'm Thankful For...

The Blazer's new culture, and a team I'm PROUD to root for. Win or lose, I know you'll try hard and won't embarrass the name on the front of the jersey.Dave, and all the contributors here at BE...

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New look Seattle/OKC

I've been enjoying my holiday down-time binging on Blazer info and having a blast, but all the extra time is making me see things that might not be there. I'm getting concerned with the team that...

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Serial Killer Culture in Portland?

This is a knee-jerk reponse to our Philly loss, but I still believe it has merit. Do the Blazers have a killer instinct? Yes or no. If no, can a killer instinct be learned? Yes or no. If yes, whom...

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Too early for ROY 08-09?

Jason Quick reports that Greg has put on 30 pounds of muscle since the draft, putting him up to 280 pounds with 7.8 percent body fat. I've been a big fan Greg's so far, but I think it would tip the...

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Military evaluation Pt. 2

Continued force breakdown:Jarrett Jack Strength: Reserve veteran unit. A versatile player that is used to revive a stalled offensive, or to maintain the advance while the lead force rearms on the...

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Military evaluation of the Blazers

Force Breakdown:Greg Oden Strength: A defensive force field. Whether a ground attack or mortar bombardment, he has the ability to deflect close-in shots, negating an opponent's offense and opening...

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Blazer identity?

What are the Blazers going to be?Much has been said about this being a young team and the growing pains that they'll endure, and it raises the question about what they're growing to become? What...

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Questions for Greg Oden

Greg, if you happen to be hanging around, I thought I'd pose a few questions I've been wanting to ask you. I invite others to add their own. What kinds of "scouting" are you doing while you're...

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Greetings Traveler

Come in, come in. Rest yourself by the fire. It has been a long journey for you my friend. Please, drink your fill. Do not worry, the Oasis of Regular Season is plentiful, and there is more than...

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Sports Binge & Free Dish League Pass Sample

It's been almost a month since I've been able to sit down and read some BE because my new job requires a 3+hr round trip commute, cutting into my Blazer fix. Luckily for my sanity, the wife's out...

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FIBA and Coach McM

I'm not sure if Dave plans to bring Nate in on the player analysis he's doing, so I thought I'd seek some thoughts.Dave, if you do plan on discussing Coach Nate, feel free to delete this diary.It's...

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Is Jones a baller?

After reading many of the evaluations of Jones, I'm forced to wonder whether Rudy, a 24th pick, is worth the cost. As most of you know, we got a trade exemption in the Zach to NY deal that we sent...

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X's & O's continuing education

As a true fan, I'm always on the lookout to understand more of the game. Since I've never competed in the sport, other than pick-up games now and then, I was never taught anything about proper...

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