Damian Lillard 2.0

            dimemag.com   It seems the NFL trend of claiming that you are an elite player has crossed over into the NBA.  Some of the claims are outlandish and bold, but when Damian Lillard says he can make the All-Star team next season, he is probably right.  He has given us…

New Era For Trail Blazers?

  With a completely new look, from the GM down to the last man on the bench, will this be the new era for the Trail Blazers?   This team has been looking for that spark since the crash of their western dominance in the 90’s which lead to the infamous Jail Blazer years.  There…

Meyers Leonard Is Weapon X

   Expectations are high this year for the Trail Blazers to show a much improved team effort.  They finally have what seems to be all of the right pieces on deck, but there is always the need for that always elusive X-factor that will separate an average team from a playoff bound threat.  So who…

Neil Olshey’s Roster Overhaul

The Trail Blazers biggest setback from last season was their lack of depth on the bench.  It wasn’t until the tail end of the season when they finally acquired a true sixth man in Eric Maynor, but that was still too little too late.  Despite the stellar play from Rookie of the Year Damien Lillard,…