Blazers beat writer Erik Gunderson now brings you a daily look into your favorite team. Eric delves deep into the Portland Trailblazers and the NBA in Locked on Blazers part of the Locked On Podcast Network. #nba #blazers
June 12 – Sports Illustrated Draft Analyst Jere...
LOB After Dark with Corbin Smith
Similar Situations w/ Locked on Raptors host Se...
May 9 – Blazers Updates/Dame season in review
April 24 – Season Obit/Free agency
April 20 – The Series From Hell
April 18 – Holiday Nightmare
LOB After Dark: Harkless upgraded and Game 2 ta...
Game 1 postmortem with Kevin Pelton and Sean Hi...
April 13 – Pelicans x Blazers crossover with Ja...
LOBxTIOBI: Corbin Smith + John Wilmes after Den...
April 9 – Shirt off Ed Davis to the rescue
April 6 – All Hail Wade B and Papa G
April 4 – Well, that sucked
April. 2 – Blazers playoff outlook + Network re...
April 1 – Blazers clinch playoff birth after we...
Blazers, bread and pizza with Oregonian food cr...
Mar. 28 – #LillardTime is hereditary
Mar. 26 – Blazers tighten grip on 3rd seed with...
Mar. 22 – LOB After Dark with Corbin Smith
Mar. 21 - MVP Harden snaps Blazers streak at 13
Mar. 20 – Blazers stay hot before playing leagu...
Mar. 14 – Blazers roll Heat, prepare for Bron
Mar. 10 – Blazers beat Warriors again to stretc...
Mar. 7 – 8 straight wins
Mar. 5 – Dame explodes again to pull out a win ...
Mar. 4 – Zach Collins has a coming out party in...
Mar. 3 – Harkless update + Postgame with Corbin...
Feb. 28 – Blazers slay Kings + What would it ta...
Feb. 26 – Sorry for the wait + Dame en fuego
Feb. 13 – NBA Writer and Blazer Banter host Ana...
Feb. 12 – Holy Backboard x Locked On Blazers
Feb. 9 – Post-Deadline LOB After Dark with Corb...
Feb. 7 – 15 hours until the NBA trade deadline
Feb. 5 – Blazers go 0-3 on trip + trade rumors
Feb. 1 – CJ gets 50 + NBA Rumors
Jan. 31 – Blazers outlast Clippers after Blake ...
Jan. 29 – Blazers win at Dallas and injuries hi...
Jan. 26 – Blazers roll Wolves, Dame on Team Steph
Jan. 24 – Dame is an All-Star and Russ throws s...
Jan. 23 – Dame meets privately with Paul Allen ...
Jan. 21 – Dame stars and Turner keeps tearing i...
Jan. 19 – Take It Or Break It With Corbin Smith...
Jan. 17 – Blazers take care of business, Nurk b...
Jan. 16 – Blazers lose ahead of important homes...
Jan. 13 – L in NOLA
Jan. 11 - Friday LOB with Corbin Smith
Jan. 11 – Dame returns but Blazers fall to Rockets
Jan. 10 – Blazers Roll Thunder
Jan. 9 – CJ hits big and Dame out vs. OKC
Jan. 6 – Blazers bounce back vs. Hawks
Jan 4 – Corbin Smith midseason check up
Jan. 2 – Cavs-Blazers postgame with Chris Manning
Jan. 1 – New Year, New Offense
Dec. 31 - Blazers drop one in ATL
Dec. 29 – Holy Comeback
Dame is back! + Unfortunately Talking Vulcan Inc.
Dec. 23-Coal and Cookies
Dec. 21-Blazers lose, Dame hobbled
Spurs day, sick day
Dec. 14-Blazers break slump with Corbin Smith
Erik and Corbin talk through Portland's 102-95 win over the Heat
Dec. 13 – Blazers in South Beach + Draft Wednesday
Dec. 12-Dame roars but Blazers come up short
Dec. 10-Blazers fight but lose to Rox
Dec. 9-No Nurk vs. Rockets
Dec. 6-Blazers drop another home game, Beal dro...
Nov. 3-Blazers lose to Brow-less Pelicans
Dec. 1-Blazers Bucked at home
Nov. 29-Aminu back vs. Bucks, Blazers growing up
Nov. 27–Blazers cap road trip with 103-91 win a...
The Blazers end their five-game road trip 4-1.
Oct. 26-Blazers erase 17-point deficit to beat ...
Nov. 25-Blazers get Black Friday win in Brooklyn
Nov. 22-Blazers dropped by the Process
Blazers get win at Memphis
Nov. 18- Blazers Bounce Back, And Now The Hard ...
Nov. 15- Shabazz Napier Appreciation Night
Nov. 13- Blazers Blaze The Nuggets
Nov. 12-Blazers Status Check w/ Erik
Nov. 10- Blazers lose to Nets, Nurkic Sits Out ...
Nov. 8- Comedian Shain Brenden and Grizzlies
Nov. 6- Blazers Over OKC, Big The Rolling
Nov. 3–Early Season Check-In w/Erik & Corbin
Nov. 1 - Blazers Lose At Utah
Oct. 31- Early Season Trends With Comedian Max ...
Oct. 30- NBA Writer Ananth Pandian
Oct. 28–Blazers finish off Suns 114-107
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 26-808's and HeartBlake
Oct. 25- Shirt On Seth
Shirt On Seth previews the Clippers, talks about early season Blazers trends, and more!
Oct. 24 - Blazers Home Opener
Seth talks about the Blazers incredibly long home stand, Pelicans, Clippers, and more!
Oct. 21- Blazers fall to Giannis
Seth reacts to the Blazers losing a tough game in Milwaukee thanks to an incredible performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo and then talks about Wendy's and more
Oct. 20 - Blazers over Pacers and the Connaugss...
Seth talks about the Blazers moving to 2-0 with another road win, Blazers D, the Connaughssance, wearing a shirt that's too small, and a lot more!
Oct. 18- Game 1 Reaction: Blazers Blowout Suns
Seth has an instant reaction to the Blazers first win, declares that we are in a "Connaughssance", recommends a burger that won't make Zach Collins sick, and more!
Oct. 17- Lunch Break Season Preview
The NBA season is finally here! Erik and Seth preview the Blazers season, the NBA's opening night, and more live from the waterfront.
Oct. 15- A concussion, a suspension, and too mu...
Seth wraps up pre-season and looks forward to the tough road ahead.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 12-Decisions, Decisions
Erik wonders about Terry Stotts' lineup decisions, who wins the 15th man spot and more Blazers musings.
Oct. 10 - Have the Blazers found their lineup?
Seth is joined by Corbin Smith to discuss the Blazers honing in on a starting lineup, CJ Mccollum's new shoe deal, Damian Lillard going vegan, and much more.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 5-NBA GM Survey loves Ju...
Seth checks in before the weekend after Portland's first preseason games and discusses where Portland showed up in the annual NBA GM Survey.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 3-Takeout Tuesday
Seth and Erik are back with Takeout Tuesday. They rehash FanFest, look ahead to Portland's first preseason game on Tuesday and discuss Evan Turner's I-5 adventure.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-October 1-Seth and Erik go to...
Erik announces some changes to the Locked On Blazers podcast before new host comedian Seth Johnston and Erik take a trip to Sunday's fan fest. Comedian Shain Brendan also makes an appearance.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 27-Collins Concussed
Erik discusses the stories from Portland's first official practice of the 2017-18 season.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 25-The 'Bad Boys' Are B...
Erik is joined by Corbin Smith to rail against Portland's no. 1 enemy Carmelo Anthony and Nurkic 'bad boy' hopes for Portland at Monday's Blazers Media Day.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 23-Carmelo Anthony Chos...
BREAKING: Carmelo Anthony has been traded to Oklahoma City. As CJ McCollum said, "he chose to go to Oklahoma." Erik also had a conversation with Joe Swide aka BLOGZI WELLS about the Blazers and Melo rumors before it all went down.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 21-MeloWatch 2017 Conti...
Erik recaps a fresh batch of Carmelo Anthony rumors and Dame's recent trip to New York.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS–Sept. 14-Corbin Smith
Erik is joined by writer and host of Take It Or Break It Corbin Smith to talk about the Blazers recent moves, basketball discourse and more.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 12-NBA Rank Sparks CJ M...
Erik discusses the latest batch of the Sports Illustrated top 100 players, where they rank CJ McCollum. Also: CJ rails against ESPN's NBA rank. But was it more strategic than that?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 11-Archie And The Blazers
Erik discusses the Blazers inviting Archie Goodwin to training camp, national Melo talk and where Jusuf Nurkic ranks on the Sports Illustrated Top 100 players list.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 6-NBA musings/Thinking ...
Erik talks for a minute about the fires ravaging the Northwest and discusses the news former Blazer Andrew Nicholson signed a deal in China, the sale of the Houston Rockets as well as other NBA topics.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 2-Pat Back/Over-Unders
Erik breaks down the news that the Blazers will bring back Pat Connaughton and talks about the NBA over-unders from the Westgate Las Vegas.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 31-Neil Olshey signs e...
Erik returns from a hiatus to discusses the news that Neil Olshey has signed a contract extension to stay in Portland through 2021 and ponders what the Blazers will do with Pat Connaughton's contract as he reaches his guarantee date.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 24-All-Time Blazers w/...
Erik is joined by his pal Haven Kaplan-Miner to discuss the release of the Blazers all-time NBA 2K rosters and draft better ones. Also: a short bonus interview with CJ McCollum.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 22-Kyrie Irving traded...
Erik discusses the breaking news that Cleveland traded Kyrie Irving to Boston for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and Brooklyn's unprotected 2018 first round pick. He also discusses the hot-button issue of tampering in the NBA.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 18-MVP Odds
Erik discusses the release of MVP odds, where Damian Lillard stands and LeBron James' impending free agency.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 15-Top 10 Games w/ Bra...
Erik discusses Carmelo and his top 10 games on the Blazers schedule following its release with Brandon Sprague, co-host of 'Dirt and Sprague' on Portland's 1080AM The Fan from 12-3 M-F.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 10-Melo Update + NBA S...
Erik gives a Carmelo Anthony update from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, discusses Jusuf Nurkic as a candidate for Most Improved Player. Then he discusses the NBA summer storylines with his girlfriend Kelsey.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 8-Corbin Smith + Blaze...
Take It Or Break It host and sportswriter Corbin Smith joins Erik to discuss the Blazers signing of CJ Wilcox, the Crabbe trade and answer listener questions.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 3-Nets Crossover w/ Ga...
Erik gives a quick Blazers news update and then has a conversation with the Locked on Nets crew Gavin Schall and Josh Bass to talk about the Allen Crabbe trade, the outlook for both teams and Carmelo Anthony.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 31-ESPN Insider Kevin Pe...
ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton joins Erik to talk about the Allen Crabbe trade, other moves that Portland can make and how the 2018 free agent outlook could help Portland in extension negotiations with Jusuf Nurkic.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 25-ALLEN CRABBE TRADED T...
Erik breaks down the Allen Crabbe trade to Brooklyn for Andrew Nicholson, who they'll waive and stretch, looks at the other moves Portland may make and cryptic tweets from Moe Harkless. Also: Mike Rice bomb?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 24-Kyrie Wants Out
Erik discusses the news that Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland, how Portland played a part in his unhappiness and how his demands impacts Portland's pursuit of Carmelo Anthony.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 20-TJ Maxx Players, Melo...
Sean Highkin joins Erik to talk the latest Melo news and they bring back a feature from their old podcast, revisiting which players they named TJ Maxx players a year later, what they got right and what they got wrong.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 18-MeloWorld w/ Corbin S...
Erik is joined by Corbin Smith to discuss their Carmelo dreams, Caleb Swanigan and more after the Blazers fall to the Lakers in the Summer League title game.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 17-Summer Ship + MELO RU...
Erik is back from vacation and breaks down the Blazers magical run in Vegas and briefly discusses the reports that Portland wants Carmelo Anthony.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 13-Survive and Advance
Erik breaks down Portland's summer league victory to advance to the round of 16 and ties up some loose ends regarding the stretching of Festus Ezeli's contract.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 12-Pardon My French
Erik breaks down another monster game from Caleb Swanigan in Las Vegas as well as injuries to Zach Collins and Pat Connaughton. Also: a run down of the latest NBA free agent news and why did Portland stretch Festus Ezeli?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 10-First Impressions
Erik breaks down the debut of Portland's two first round picks, Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan, in the first two games of the Las Vegas Summer League.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 8-Summer League Preview ...
Erik previews the Blazers trip to Las Vegas for summer league and discusses the rumored 3-way trade involving the Blazers, Rockets and Knicks.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 6-The Wild Wild West
Erik breaks down the biggest stories from NBA free agency and does a quick ranking of the Western Conference after all the moves.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 30- Festus News + Free A...
Erik breaks down the Festus Ezeli news from Jason Quick before previewing the NBA Free Agency period, which big moves will affect Portland and who they can target with the taxpayer Mid-Level Exception with a little help from the Dunc'd On Basketball po...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 26-NBA Draft Postmortem ...
Erik is joined by NBADraft.net's Mike Visenberg to breakdown Portland's draftees, Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan, as well as break down the rest of the 2017 NBA Draft.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 22-Draft Night Carpool w...
Erik and Ananth Pandian ride in Ananth's car while unpacking Portland's draft night, which included trading picks 15 and 20 for Zach Collins of Gonzaga and snagging Purdue's Caleb Swanigan with the 26th pick.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 21-NBA Madness w/ Corbin...
Erik is joined by Corbin Smith (VICE Sports, The Shocker, Willamette Week) to discuss the lower-than-expected salary cap, the wild player movement and everything else NBA on the eve of the 2017 draft.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 21-Hot stove update
Erik gives a very short recap of the many trades that went down yesterday in the NBA and what they could mean for any potential Portland deals.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 20-Paul George wants out...
Erik García Gundersen discusses the news that Paul George told the Pacers he intends to leave after next season, what Portland can/should offer for him and explains his final two picks in the Locked on Mock Draft. Also: the Sixers trade for the No. 1 p...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 16-Green Room Invites, S...
Erik discusses the names that have been reportedly invited to the Green Room at Thursday's NBA Draft and the release of the 2017 Las Vegas Summer League schedule.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 12-Ananth Pandian
Basketball writer Ananth Pandian joins Erik to discuss the upcoming Blazers Banter panel he is hosting at Century Bar on June 14, the Finals and Portland's draft plans.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 9-Draft Talk with Chad
Erik is joined by his buddy Chad to talk about the who Portland should target with their three draft picks, potential trades and the Finals.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-June 6–Rumors and bench bigs ...
Erik is joined by Corbin Smith (VICE Sports, Take It Or Break It Podcast, The Shocker) to discuss the latest Blazers trade rumors involving the New York Knicks. They also (finally) review the past season for Portland's bench bigs (36:50) and spent way ...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-NBAdraft.net's Mike Visenberg
Erik gives his take on the NBA Finals and is joined by Mike Visenberg from NBADraft.net to discuss who the Blazers should target, Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz and more.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-May 31-Bench Wings Review
Erik gives a Blazers news round-up before breaking down the 2016-17 season for Allen Crabbe and Evan Turner.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-May 25-Starting Centers Seaso...
Erik gives a quick news update before breaking down the season that was for Portland's starting centers for the majority of the season, Mason Plumlee and Jusuf Nurkic.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-May 23-Cleaners Season In Review
Erik gives a quick news update and then reviews the season that was for The Cleaners, Al-Farouq Aminu and Maurice Harkless.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-May 20-Comedians Seth Johnsto...
Erik gives a quick update on the news that the Hawks were interested in Neil Olshey before he's joined by Portland comedians Seth Johnston and Nick Puente to discuss classic NBA, whether the Blazers need to make a big move this summer, the best players...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-May 19-Sorry for the wait + A...
Erik García Gundersen returns after illness had him down this week. He recaps the latest Blazers news including pre-draft workouts, Thursday's reveal of the All-NBA teams and Portland's stars continued recruitment of Paul George.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-May 11-Dame & CJ Season In Re...
Erik García Gundersen gives a quick Blazers news update before breaking down the season that was for Portland's two best players.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-May 9-Allen Crabbe To Undergo...
Erik García Gundersen discusses the news that Allen Crabbe will undergo surgery to repair a stress reaction in his left foot. Also: the Blazers unveil their new logo.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-May 5-Brandon Roy, E-Sports
Erik García Gundersen does a round-up of Blazers stories from this week regarding Brandon Roy, the Blazers new e-sports team and the public recruiting efforts by Portland's two stars.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-May 2-Ananth Pandian
Ananth Pandian (Fansided, Clutch Points) joins Erik to talk about Friday's 5-on-5 Basketball Art Show at The Athletic Community in Portland, the offseason ahead for the Blazers and the rest of the NBA playoffs.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 30-CJ wants PG-13
Erik García Gundersen discusses CJ McCollum's public desire to bring Paul George to Portland and whether that could happen.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 27-Exits + Outlook
Erik García Gundersen breaks down the highlights from Portland's exit interviews and looks again to the offseason.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 24-Recapping Blazers-War...
Corbin Smith (VICE Sports, Willamette Week, The Shocker) joins Erik to discuss the end of Portland's season in a 128-103 blowout and the rest of the NBA playoffs.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 24-Nurkic OUT for Game 4
Erik García Gundersen breaks down what the latest on Jusuf Nurkic means and whether Portland can avoid the sweep.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 23-Warriors Crushing Com...
Erik García Gundersen breaks down the night it was at the Moda Center for Jusuf Nurkic's (limited) return in Portland's 119-113 Game 3 loss to the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors now hold a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-IMMEDIATE REACTION-Jusuf Nurk...
Erik García Gundersen is joined by ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton to discuss the news that Jusuf Nurkic will play in Game 3 of the Blazers-Warriors first round series. The Warriors hold a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 22-Nurkic doubtful for G...
Erik García Gundersen discusses the latest on Jusuf Nurkic and which adjustments, if there are any, Portland has left to make. The Warriors have a 2-0 series lead in the best-of-seven series.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-April 19-Warriors Blowout Bla...
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 110-81 loss at the hands of the Warriors, who hold a 2-0 series lead in the best-of-seven. Erik also discusses whether making the playoffs was worth it.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 18-Nurkic Out, Durant Qu...
Erik García Gundersen recaps the latest injury news in the Blazers-Warriors first round series and breaks down the results of Tuesday's tiebreakers to decide where Portland will pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 16-CJ and Dame don't get...
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Golden State's 121-109 win in Game 1 over the Blazers to give the Warriors a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series despite a combined 75 points from CJ McCollum (41) and Damian Lillard (34)
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Playoff Preview-Dane Carbaugh...
In the fourth and final part of the Locked on Blazers playoff preview, Erik García Gundersen is joined by Dane Carbaugh with a focus back on the Blazers. Also, the non-update update on Jusuf Nurkic.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Playoff Preview-Warriors Cros...
Erik García Gundersen and Danny Leroux (Locked On Warriors, Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast, Sporting News) take a deep dive on everything you need to know before the Blazers-Warriors first round series.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Playoff Preview-James Holas o...
In part two of the Locked On Blazers playoff preview, Erik is joined by James Holas (BBallBreakdown, Press Basketball 'Away Team' Podcast) to discuss where Damian Lillard ranks in the hierarchy of NBA guards, Blazers-Warriors and the rest of the first ...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Playoff Preview-Corbin Smith ...
As part of the Locked On Blazers playoff preview, Erik García Gundersen is joined by Corbin Smith (VICE Sports, Willamette Week) to discuss the first round of the NBA playoffs, Nike Hoop Summit and more.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 10-JV Blazers upset Spurs
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's wild 99-98 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Noah Vonleh's buzzer-beating lay-up.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 9-PLAYOFFS
Erik García Gundersen discusses Portland's playoff birth following Denver's 106-105 loss at the hands of Russell Westbrook and offers a brief preview of what to expect from the Blazers-Warriors first round series.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 8-Lillard makes history ...
Erik García Gundersen recaps Damian Lillard's franchise record 59-point performance in a 101-86 win over Utah. Also: Nate Duncan (Dunc'd On Podcast, Twitter NBA Show) joins the show at around the 13:40 mark.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 6-Crabbe Boil
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 105-96 comeback win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to inch closer to the playoffs behind a big night from Allen Crabbe. Also: Jusuf Nurkic seen shooting jumpers pre-game.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 4-Jazz Dominate Blazers,...
Erik breaks down Portland's 107-86 loss to the Utah Jazz Tuesday night. The Denver Nuggets are only a 1/2 game behind the Blazers for the West's 8th seed following the loss.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 3-*This* Close
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 110-109 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves after Damian Lillard's miss at the buzzer. Also: Can the Blazers turn it around on the defensive glass without Nurkic?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Apr. 2-Smaller Blazers Succee...
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 130-117 win in their first game since the Jusuf Nurkic injury.
IMMEDIATE REACTION-Jusuf Nurkic Out 2 Weeks Wit...
Erik García Gundersen breaks down the news that Jusuf Nurkic will be out at least two weeks with a non-displaced fracture in his right leg.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 31-Are the Blazers a sca...
Erik García Gundersen discusses the viability of the Blazers as a playoff opponent with insight from a few NBA coaches. Also: Al-Farouq Aminu on Portland's defensive improvement.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 30-Dane Carbaugh Mailbag
Dane Carbaugh guest hosts for Erik and answers all your twitter questions following Portland's 117-107 victory over the Houston Rockets, extending their season-long win streak to five games.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 29-Keys To The Car
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Tuesday's emotional 122-113 Blazers win with reaction from Jusuf Nurkic, Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 27-Blazers Hold 8 After ...
Erik García Gundersen recaps another Blazers win, which with Denver's loss to New Orleans, moves them into 8th place in the Western Conference.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 26-Keep It Rollin'
Erik García Gundersen breaks down another impressive blowout victory by the Portland Trail Blazers as they keep pace with the Nuggets in the race for 8.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 25-NBA Writer Ananth Pan...
NBA writer Ananth Pandian (Clutch Points, CBS Sports, Fansided) joins Erik to talk about the NBA and the Blazers Banter panel he is hosing on Mar. 27 in Portland.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 24-Takin' Care of Business
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 110-95 blowout of the New York Knicks on Thursday with post-game reaction from Damian Lillard and Evan Turner.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 21-Bucks Stop Streak
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 93-90 loss to the versatile Milwaukee Bucks.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 20-Dame Madness
Erik García Gundersen breaks down another Blazers victory behind a season-high 49 points from Damian Lillard.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 19-ATL Win + Mailbag wit...
Dane Carbaugh breaks down Portland's impressive 113-97 road win in Atlanta and answers your twitter questions.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 16-Bounce Back at The Alamo
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 110-106 win over the Spurs in San Antonio. Also: how the arrival of Jusuf Nurkic has helped Noah Vonleh.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 15-Boogie Nightmare Land
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 100-77 loss at the hands of the new-look New Orleans Pelicans.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 12-Dame Savings Time
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 110-101 road win over the Phoenix Suns behind 39 points from Damian Lillard.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 11-Kieff'd At The Buzzer
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 125-124 OT loss to the Wizards on Markieff Morris' game-winning jumper with 0.4 seconds left.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 9-NurkFever Reaches Hist...
Erik García Gundersen recaps Jusuf Nurkic's historic performance in Portland's 114-108 OT win over Philadelphia.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 8-Twitter Mailbag with D...
Co-host Dane Carbaugh (NBC's ProBasketballTalk, Dane Not Dan on YouTube) answers your twitter questions and drops some analysis on Nurkic Fever. Also Erik shows up late for a standings update.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 7-Nurk-Sanity
Erik García Gundersen discusses Portland's wild 126-121 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder despite a career-high 58 points from Russell Westbrook.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 6-Slick Floor Postpones ...
Portland's game vs. Minnesota was postponed due to melting ice causing slick playing surface. The game has yet to be rescheduled.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 4-5–Blazers Shoot The Li...
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 130-116 win over the Nets with insights from Damian Lillard and an injury update from Evan Turner himself.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 2-Nurkic Shines In PDX D...
Erik García Gundersen discusses Portland's 114-109 come-from-behind win over the OKC in Jusuf Nurkic's first home game as a Blazer.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Mar. 1-Thunder Crossover w/ F...
Ed Davis is getting shoulder surgery and is out for the season. Fred Katz (Locked On Thunder, Norman Transcript) joins Erik to talk about the breaking news. Also: how both teams have changed since the trade deadline and whether the Blazers are stealth ...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 28-Blazers Fall In Palac...
Erik García Gundersen discusses Portland's 120-113 OT loss to the Detroit Pistons.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 27-New-look Raps spoil A...
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 112-106 loss to the new-look Toronto Raptors in Al-Farouq Aminu's return from a knee injury.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 24-Lillard Time Beats Magic
Erik García Gundersen discusses a rare road win by the Blazers in Orlando thanks to a 17-point 4th quarter from Damian Lillard.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 22-Deadline Eve w/ Trail...
Erik García Gundersen and Dane Carbaugh chat with Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard on the eve of the trade deadline.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 21-Talking Cousins trade...
Erik García Gundersen talks about the DeMarcus Cousins trade and discusses the latest as we approach the deadline.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 19-Actor Kelly AuCoin (B...
Actor Kelly AuCoin (Dollar Bill on 'Billions' and Pastor Tim on The Americans) joins Erik García Gundersen to talk about the 'Billions' Season 2 Premiere on Sunday, his Blazers fandom, remembering the title in 1977 and his path from Oregon to the screen.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 15-Pre-All-Star Send-Off
Erik García Gundersen discusses Portland's 111-88 loss to Utah and Jusuf Nurkic's fun, but short, Blazers debut.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 13-Win Slips Away In OT ...
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 109-104 OT loss to the Atlanta Hawks in their first game since trading Mason Plumlee.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 12-Nurkic Intel w/ Adam ...
Adam Mares (Denver Stiffs, Locked On Nuggets, VICE Sports) joins Erik to discuss the pros and cons of the Nurkic-Plumlee swap and drops knowledge on the type of player Portland is getting.
IMMEDIATE REACTION: Blazers trade Plumlee for J...
Erik García Gundersen reacts to the report from Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical that the Blazers traded Mason Plumlee and a second round pick to Denver for 22-year old Jusuf Nurkic and 2017 1st rounder.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 10-Boston Bounced
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 120-111 home loss to the Boston Celtics in their first game since Evan Turner's injury.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 8-Broken and Beautiful
Erik García Gundersen breaks down a roller-coaster 24 hours for the Blazers which included CJ McCollum's 1st career game-winner and Evan Turner's broken hand.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 5-Thunder Rolls
Dane Carbaugh breaks down Portland's 105-99 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Super Bowl Sunday. Erik is out.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 4-Deja Vu All Over Again
Erik García Gundersen discusses Portland's 108-104 loss to undrafted rookie sensation Yogi Ferrell and the Dallas Mavericks.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 2-A Very Blazersworld St...
Corbin Smith (VICE Sports, Willamette Week, The Shocker) joins Erik García Gundersen to discuss CSNNW's Issac Ropp statement that Neil Olshey had him fired from their post-game show. The audio on this episode, somewhat ironically, has some unforeseen...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Feb. 1-A Change of Pace
Erik García Gundersen breaks down a rare Blazers blowout over the Charlotte Hornets, 115-98.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 31-Serge Ibaka to Portla...
Erik García Gundersen discusses the latest rumors about Orlando's Serge Ibaka and Portland's reported interest in the big man.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 29-Warriors Crossover wi...
Danny Leroux (Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast, RealGM Radio, Locked On Warriors) joins Erik García Gundersen to discuss Portland's 113-111 loss to the Golden State Warriors, who were without defending two-time MVP Stephen Curry.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 28-Trade Dramas w/ Sean ...
Erik García Gundersen is joined by his Bulls vs. Blazers co-host, Sean Highkin of The Athletic Chicago and Locked on Bulls to talk about the latest NBA trade drama.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 27-Lillard Lights Up Gri...
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 112-109 home win over the Grizzlies. Portland has won 3 straight games for the first time since Dec. 5.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 25-Lucky Lakers
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 107-98 win over the hapless Lakers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS–Jan. 23-Noel Trade Rumors
Erik García Gundersen discusses reports that the Blazers aren't into Philadelphia big man Nerlens Noel.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 22-No Rest, No Problem
Erik García Gundersen recaps an impressive OT win by the Blazers over the Boston Celtics, 127-123, helping them snap a 4-game losing streak.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 20-New Line-Up, Same Pro...
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 93-92 loss to Philadelphia and their inability to take advantage of Joel Embiid's absences in the 2nd half.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 18-Oh, It Can Get Worse
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's second straight blowout loss on their East Coast road trip and wonders whether Portland's recent offensive struggles are connected to Aminu's dip in 3-point shooting.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 17-Trade Talk with Dane ...
Dane Carbaugh joins Erik García Gundersen to discuss Portland's disappointing back-to-back losses and the franchise's trade timeline.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 16-The Portland DVR And ...
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 19-point loss to the Washington Wizards.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 13-Friday The 13th
Erik García Gundersen reacts to Portland's let down loss to the Orlando Magic without Moe Harkless. Also, some Festus Ezeli news.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 12-Blazers Dominate Cavs
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's impressive 102-86 win over the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers and dives into their defensive improvement since Christmas.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 10-Big Dog Talks Big Bla...
The Big Dog returns and joins Erik García Gundersen to discuss Portland's impressive 108-87 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 9-What's Going On?
Erik García Gundersen ponders the reasons for Portland's disappointing first 39 games after their 2OT loss to the Pistons on Sunday.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 8-Double Heartbreak
Dane Carbaugh recaps Portland's wild double-OT loss to the Detroit Pistons and how Detroit used their size in the victory. Erik is out tonight after covering the game for the Associated Press.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 7-Game Postponed + Tyson...
Erik García Gundersen on the postponement of Portland's game vs. Detroit and the latest ESPN report that the Blazers are tracking Phoenix's Tyson Chandler as a potential trade target.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 5-It Was A Good Day
Erik García Gundersen recaps a good day for the Trail Blazers, which included a win and their acquisition of Cleveland's 2017 1st round pick.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 4-That Wasn't So Bad
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 125-117 loss to the Golden State Warriors and discusses revelations from ESPN's Chris Haynes latest story on the Blazers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Jan. 2-2017 Predictions
Erik García Gundersen is joined by a special guest, his girlfriend, to speculate about what will happen with the Blazers and the NBA in 2017.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS–Jan. 1-CJ's Party
Erik García Gundersen and Dane Carbaugh break down Portland's important 95-89 win over the Timberwolves and answer listener questions.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 31-Why 16-17 isn't 15-16
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 110-94 loss to the Spurs and explains why he doubts a turnaround like last season.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 29-Welcome To The Party,...
Erik García Gundersen discusses Portland's 102-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings and whether the last two games of strong defensive play will continue.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 27-Blazers lose but show...
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's 95-91 loss to the Raptors and the changes they made to their defensive scheme.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 25-Xmas Trade Talk
Erik García Gundersen discusses potential trade partners for the Blazers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 23-Corbin Smith of VICE ...
Corbin Smith (VICE Sports, Willamette Week) joins Erik to discuss Portland's fifth straight loss, their long term out look and the unique existence of the Brooklyn Nets.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 22-The Big Dog
In his first appearance, The Big Dog joins Erik García Gundersen to discuss Portland's poor start and last night's awful home loss to the Mavericks.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 21-Blazers-Kings reax wi...
Sean Highkin joins Erik García Gundersen to discuss the wild ending to Portland's 126-121 loss to the Sacramento Kings Tuesday, which included DeMarcus Cousins scoring 55 points, getting ejected and then being reinstated.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 19-Danny Leroux
Erik is back. Danny Leroux (Dunc'd On Podcast, Locked on Warriors) helps us understand how changes to the NBA's new Collective Bargaining Agreement and gives a report from Portland's 45-point loss in Oakland.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 18-Warriors embarrass Bl...
Dane Carbaugh recaps Portland's 45-point drubbing at the hands of the Golden State Warrriors and the latest updates on the status of Festus Ezeli. Erik is out.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 16-James Holas joins Dan...
Dane Carbaugh (NBC's Pro Basketball Talk, Blazersedge) guest hosts and is joined by James Holas of BBallBreakdown and Press Basketball. Erik is out today.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 13-Blazers Bounce Back v...
Erik García Gundersen and Dane Carbaugh break down Portland's impressive 114-95 victory over Oklahoma City.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 12-Fred Katz of the Norm...
Erik García Gundersen is joined by Fred Katz, Thunder beat writer for the Norman Transcript and host of Locked on Thunder to chat about Portland's late loss in Los Angeles and the dominance of Russell Westbrook.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 11-Indiana Blues with Da...
Erik García Gundersen is joined by Dane Carbaugh to discuss Portland's third straight loss heading into a brutal stretch of Western Conference teams.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 8-Blazers blow another l...
Erik García Gundersen is joined by Dane Carbaugh (NBC's Pro Basketball Talk, The Rewind, Blazersedge) to discuss Portland blowing a late lead in Memphis and answer your twitter questions.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 7-Bucks Drive Past Blazers
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 115-107 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, snapping a 3-game losing streak. Also: is the defense doing anything differently?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 6-NBA talk with Sean Hig...
The Bulls vs. Blazers Podcast returns to the feed with Sean Highkin (The Athletic, Locked on Bulls) joining Erik García Gundersen to discuss what's going on in the NBA. Also: Sean tells us what he saw from the Blazers in Chicago.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 5-Aminu returns as Blaze...
Erik García Gundersen discusses Al-Farouq Aminu's return from a calf injury in Portland's 3rd straight win, 112-110, over Chicago.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Dec. 3-Blazers shut down depl...
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 99-92 victory over the Miami Heat Saturday night. Also: Hassan Whiteside tells Locked On Blazers Portland was actually his second choice in free-agency.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 30-Blazers Outpace Indy
The Blazers get a much-needed home win, 131-109 over the Indiana Pacers, after a few extra days of practice. Erik García Gundersen discusses the win and why we aren't talking more about Moe Harkless.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 29-Listener Questions wi...
Erik García Gundersen and Dane Carbaugh address the Blazers struggles after Sunday's loss and answer listener questions.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 28-Sunday Malaise
Erik García Gundersen recaps Portland's 130-114 home loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday. With the loss the Blazers fall to 9-10, 9th place in the Western Conference.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 25-Light on Black Friday
The Portland Trail Blazers got a much needed win Friday, 119-104 over the New Orleans Pelicans to get back to .500. Erik García Gundersen discusses what was one of their most complete wins of the season.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 23-Love Makes History vs...
Cleveland's Kevin Love had a historic first quarter against the reeling Blazers, who have now lost 4 of 5 games following Friday's 137-125 loss.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS–Nov. 22–Blazers-Knicks reax w...
Dane Carbaugh joins Erik García Gundersen to discuss Portland's 107-103 loss to the Knicks on Tuesday and where they are heading into Cleveland. Also: the first annual Gravy Summit.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 21-Chris Manning of Lock...
Erik García Gundersen is joined by Locked on Cavaliers host Chris Manning to talk about both their teams, Joel Embiid and more.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS–Nov. 20–Click Click Boom
Evan Turner and the bench finally go off to help the Blazers to a season-high 129 points in a 20-point win over the Nets to snap a 3-game losing streak.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 19-Is there hope for Eva...
Erik García Gundersen discusses the state of the Blazers play after their 3rd straight loss at the hands of the Pelicans and how there might be hope that Evan Turner will turn things around.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 17-Blazers x Bulls Cross...
Erik García Gundersen is joined by Chicago Bulls writer Sean Highkin of The Athletic and co-host of Locked On Bulls to discuss the two teams trending in opposite directions. Also: the NBA's best reality TV storylines.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 15-Bulls dominate Blazers
The Blazers' rebounding woes become impossible to ignore in their 113-88 blowout home loss to the Chicago Bulls. Lillard and McCollum go cold and defense continues to struggle in final home game before 5-game trip.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 13-Blazers defense spark...
Erik García Gundersen discusses Portland's 112-105 victory where the Trail Blazers came back from a halftime deficit to notch their second straight win.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 11-Blazers win but lose ...
Erik García Gundersen discusses the Blazers 122-120 win over the Kings and the report that Al-Farouq Aminu will be out "a couple of weeks."
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov .9-Clippers blowout Blazers
Erik García Gundersen discusses Portland's 111-80 blowout loss to the Clippers, the absence of Al-Farouq Aminu and whether Jake Layman deserves more than just a garbage time look.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 8-Blazers keep rollin' b...
Erik García Gundersen discusses the Blazers picking up their third straight win (124-121 vs. Phoenix) and what the Blazers do if Al-Farouq Aminu has to miss extended time.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 6-Money McCollum
Erik García Gundersen discusses the Blazers' first consecutive victories of the season behind CJ McCollum's best game of the year. Also: how good has Moe Harkless been so far this season?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 5-AP's Malika Andrews
Erik García Gundersen chats with Associated Press Blazers reporter Malika Andrews to discuss their start to the season, Damian Lillard's MVP-level play and whether the NBA's signs of "togetherness" in the wake of Colin Kaepernick meant anything.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 3-The Search For Consist...
Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's OT loss in Phoenix and discusses where the team has succeeded and struggled in the first five games.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Nov. 1-Warriors x Blazers wit...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by Dane Carbaugh and Locked on Warriors Host Danny Leroux to break down Golden State's 127-104 win over the Blazers for both teams.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 30-You Know What Time It Is
Erik García Gundersen and Dane Carbaugh discuss Damian Lillard's game-winning shot over Denver, his play so far and where the Blazers are after three games.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 28-Evan Turner's Early S...
Erik García Gundersen discusses Evan Turner's slow start to the season and Portland's Thursday's loss to the L.A. Clippers (114-106).
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 26-"M-V-P! M-V-P!"
Erik García Gundersen breaks down the Blazers 113-104 win over the Utah Jazz and how Damian Lillard put the league on notice with 39-9-6 in his debut.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 24-NBA Eve
Erik García Gundersen looks ahead to Blazers-Jazz and gives his playoff predictions.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 22-Preseason Finale w/ D...
Erik García Gundersen is joined by Locked On Warriors host Danny Leroux (Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast, RealGM Radio, Sporting News) to break down Friday's Blazers-Warriors match-up. Also: an updated outlook for both teams now that the preseason and fin...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct.20-Corbin Smith of VICE S...
Erik García Gundersen is joined by Corbin Smith (VICE Sports, Willamette Week, Take It or Break It Podcast) to discuss the Blazers and the NBA as we approach the season.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 18-Annual GM Survey
Erik García Gundersen discusses where the Blazers showed up in NBA.com's annual GM survey and reports of Festus Ezeli surfacing at Blazers practice.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 17-Noah Vonleh's strong ...
Erik García Gundersen and Dane Carbaugh discuss Noah Vonleh's strong play throughout the preseason.
IMMEDIATE REACTION: Blazers Waive Luis Montero
Erik García Gundersen breaks down the news that the Blazers have waived Luis Montero, whittling their roster to 17 players.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 14-Blazers-Clippers got ...
Erik García Gundersen and Dane Carbaugh discuss the Blazers preseason loss to the Clippers, who stood out and what it means if the younger players are playing well.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 12-Meyers Leonard Returns
Erik García Gundersen and Dane Carbaugh give their review on Meyers Leonard's return to the court in Portland's 109-106 OT preseason win over the Lakers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 11-Blazers Hit The Road
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses Meyers Leonard's impending return for Tuesday's preseason game against the Lakers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 10-Digesting Phoenix-Por...
Erik García Gundersen and Dane Carbaugh discuss the Blazers preseason win over Phoenix as well as Noah Vonleh's late-game heroics and if they mean anything.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 8-NBC Pro Basketball Tal...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by NBC Pro Basketball Talk's Dane Carbaugh, who will be a co-host of Locked On Blazers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 7-Anthem protests and 15...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the anthem protests in the NBA and the battle for the 15th roster spot.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 4-Preseason Begins
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen breaks down the Blazers preseason win over the Utah Jazz and the battle for the 15th roster spot.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Oct. 3-Stories to look for in...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses stories to look for as the Blazers begin the NBA preseason Monday against the Utah Jazz.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 30-Mason Plumlee Midrange?
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the reports that Mason Plumlee has developed a midrange jumper and how that could change things for the Blazers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 29-Boston Celtics write...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen chats with Boston Celtics writer Michael Pina (Bleacher Report, VICE Sports, RealGM) to discuss training camp and Evan Turner.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 28-Meyers Leonard Back?
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the reports from training camp that Meyers Leonard's return appears ahead of schedule.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 27-Media Day Reaction
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen touches on the most important things to come out of the Blazers' 2016-17 Media Day.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 26-5 stories ahead of M...
Blazers writer and blogger looks at five stories to watch before Blazers media day and the start of the 2016-17 training camp.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 25-Wing + Frontcourt br...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen breaks down the wings and the front court for the Blazers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 21-CBS Sports NBA write...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen chats with CBS Sports' NBA writer Ananth Pandian about the Blazers, the impact of the Anteokounmpo singing on the CJ McCollum extension and moving to Portland.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 20-Blazers backcourt di...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the Blazers backcourt as part of the Locked on Network's Position Week. Also: how Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo's $100M extension affects the Blazers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 19-SI.com Top 100
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses where the Blazers ended up in the Sports Illustrated list of the Top 100 NBA players.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 16-Blazers-Warriors cro...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by NBA writer and Locked on Warriors host Danny Leroux as part of crossover week on the Locked on Podcast network.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 15-Thunder crossover po...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by Locked on Thunder host and the Thunder beat writer for the Norman Transcript, Fred Katz, as crossover week continues.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 14-Blazers fantasy outl...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen chats with Josh Lloyd, host of the Locked on Fantasy Basketball podcast, to discuss the fantasy outlook for the Blazers in the upcoming season.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 13-Jazz-Blazers with Da...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by Jazz play-by-play announcer and founder of the Locked on Podcast network, David Locke, about the Blazers and Jazz. Also: what to make of Mason Plumlee making the Sports Illustrated Top 100 p...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 8-Blazers announce full...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the new Blazers TV broadcast crew including the addition of Lamar Hurd as the team's color commentator.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-Sept. 2-Talking Blazers-Spurs...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen chats with Locked on Spurs host Jeff García about the Blazers and Spurs. Also: what does the Noah Vonleh injury mean to the Blazers big man situation?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 30-ESPN Real Plus-Minu...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses ESPN Insider's Real Plus-Minus win projections which were published last week.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 25-Blazers play-by-pla...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen chats with the new play-by-play voice of the Portland Trail Blazers, Kevin Calabro, to talk about the team and how the league has changed since he got his start.
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen reacts to the news that Festus Ezeli will be out six weeks after getting an injection in his left knee.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 22-Does Damian Lillard...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses weather Blazers guard Damian Lillard has a shot at making the USA Basketball team for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 20-Comedian Seth Johnston
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by Comedian Seth Johnston to discuss his basketball theories and the upcoming edition of his 'Laughs at Legrowlski' comedy show.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 15-Trail Blazers repor...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by Trail Blazers digital reporter and podcast host Casey Holdahl to talk Blazers, summer in Oregon and sneakers.
IMMEDIATE REACTION: 2016-17 NBA regular season ...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen gives a quick breakdown of important dates on the Blazers schedule as the NBA released the 2016-17 regular season schedule.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 11-Best of Terry Stott...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen brings you the best of Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts' appearance on Locked on NBA with David Locke. Also: rumors about the NBA schedule.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 8-Could Meyers Leonard...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the possibility that Meyers Leonard could start at center. Also: an NBA scout's take on the Blazers offseason.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 4-Recapping the Blazer...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by Dane Carbaugh of The Rewind on YouTube to chat about the final moves the Blazers made in the offseason. Also: Dane will be a regular guest on Locked on Blazers.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-August 1-The Oregonian's Mike...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by Oregonian Blazers beat writer Mike Richman to talk about the Blazers offseason, Al-Farouq Aminu missing the Olympics and more. Apologies feedback issues on this episode.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 28-Where are the Blazers...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses where the Blazers are in the pecking order of the Western Conference now that their roster is set.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 27-Blazers PAAC ratings,...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen breaks down how the Blazers measure up in David Locke's exclusive PAAC ratings as well as ESPN's Summer Forecast. Also: a programming note for the next few weeks of the podcast.
IMMEDIATE REACTION: Blazers, Maurice Harkless a...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen breaks down the breaking news that the Blazers are going to re-sign Maurice Harkless to a 4-year deal worth over $40 million with David MacKay of Blazersedge.com
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 26-Blazersedge's David M...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen talks to Blazersedge.com's news editor David MacKay to talk CJ McCollum's extension, Evan Turner and Summer League.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 25-CJ McCollum, Blazers ...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen gives an immediate reaction to The Vertical's report that the Blazers and CJ McCollum agreed to a 4-year extension worth $106 million.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 23-Sorting out the wings
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen tries to sort out the Blazers wings situation and who will be the most important for them to achieve their goal of a 50-plus win season.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 22-Allen Crabbe, Meyers ...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen recaps Friday's press conference for the Blazers where restricted free agents Allen Crabbe and Meyers Leonard talked about returning to Portland.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 20-ESPN Insider Kevin Pe...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the Blazers offseason with ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton. Their discussion of signings extended beyond the court and into the broadcast booth to discuss the addition of play-by-play man Kevin Calab...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 19-The Rewind's Dane Car...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by Dane Carbaugh, host of "The Rewind" on YouTube, to discuss the Blazers offseason and their outlook for next season.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 18-Dame DOLLA is in the ...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen recaps Damian Lillard's (Dame DOLLA) first rap concert in Portland. Also: an update on the latest Blazers news.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 15-Answering listener qu...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen does a quick rundown of Blazers news and answers listener questions.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 14-Ranking the Blazers bigs
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen recaps the latest Blazers news and ranks the Blazers big men in order of importance.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 13-How Westbrook rumors,...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the latest trade buzz surrounding Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook and how that could impact the Blazers. Also: the NBA made some changes to intentional fouling rules which could impact some o...
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 12-Summer League Deep Dive
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen recaps how the Blazers summer league squad has looked so far. Does it mean anything? Will any of these guys see meaningful regular season minutes?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 11-Corbin Smith of VICE ...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen is joined by Corbin Smith of VICE Sports and the Willamette Week to talk about the Blazers free-agency. Mostly, they discussed Evan Turner, his fit on the team and whether he's actually good or not.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 10–Crabbe and Leonard re...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the impact of Sunday's news that the Blazers matched Allen Crabbe's offer-sheet and agreed to a 4-year deal with big man Meyers Leonard. Also: who starts, Crabbe or Evan Turner?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 9-Blazers Summer Gm. 1, ...
Blazers writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen breaks down Portland's first summer league game and the addition of Shabazz Napier. Plus: what the Blazers do if they decide not to match Allen Crabbe's offer sheet and how summer league plays into that.
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 8-Festus Ezeli signs, Cr...
Blazers beat writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen discusses the Blazers signing Festus Ezeli at a bargain and the Blazers big man situation. Also: Allen Crabbe gets a monster offer-sheet from Brooklyn. Will the Blazers match?
LOCKED ON BLAZERS-July 7-So, Evan Turner?
Blazers beat writer and blogger Erik García Gundersen goes in-depth on the Blazers acquisition of Evan Turner. How does he help them? Could it be a detriment?