In the wake of an up and down injury-plagued 2019-20 regular season, which was interrupted for five months by a global pandemic, then restarted and finished up in the NBA’s pseudo biodome bubble in Orlando, the Portland Trail Blazers now embark on one of the most important offseasons in recent team history.

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Both guys played great, both guys are over 30 and free agents.

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No matter which moves the Portland Trail Blazers choose to make, the coming months will be very interesting and extremely important to the Blazers’ overall success going forward into 2021. About Podcast Portland Trail Blazers star and former journalism major at Lehigh, CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up alongside Jordan Schultz, of 'The Boardroom' on ESPN+. An initial donation of $200,000 was split between both local and national organizations fighting for racial justice and police reform. The following 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and network have been chosen to receive the initial investment from the Trail Blazers Foundation’s Racial Injustice Fund: Since its inception in 2009, the Trail Blazers Foundation has donated more than $7 million to nonprofits across Oregon and SW Washington that positively impact the lives of children and families who have been historically underserved where they live, learn and play. Pull Up is a one-of-a-kind show that will give an unmatched look into the NBA and the life of a basketball superstar. Additional information can be found at trailblazers.com/vote. Can the Portland Trail Blazers get back on track? After the run this team had in the bubble with a short-handed roster due to both injury and COVID-19, now is the time for the Blazers to strike and make a couple of big moves to bring in the right pieces to potentially push this team over the top and back into a top three or four team in the West as they were just one year ago. Over the next 10 years, the 30 NBA team owners will collectively contribute $300 million annually to establish this new, leaguewide charitable foundation. This site is operated jointly by NBA and WarnerMedia. Just went through every team's depth chart, and do you know what team could really use a running back like Le'Veon Bell? Civic participation is one of the most critical components of democracy and voting is also an opportunity for fans to use their voice to help determine the future of the community, state and country. He’s a nice young combo guard who played well in spurts for the Blazers in 2020.

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As good as they were at times, it is time to move forward and get younger and more athletic. This is a trade that could be within reach especially if Simmons is included as both he and Allen are still playing out their rookie contracts. Allen has the potential to be a future all-star and all NBA defensive team representative very soon.

The last potential move here will not be a favorite among Blazers nation, but sometimes teams have to make tough decisions on fan favorites if it is going to help the team in the long run. Already a great defender who is still developing and already totes a PER (player efficiency rating) over 20 with the league average being 15.

Whiteside is 31 and while still a good player if you can get younger here for less against the cap then this will be a good move for the team. Los Angeles Lakers: Are Rajon Rondo, Dwight Howard Hall of Fame locks?

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