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PORTLAND, Ore. — Media day has come and gone, the staff already has three practices within the books and the primary preseason recreation is 5 days away. It is time to examine in on the Portland Path Blazers with one other version of three-on-three, a weekly KGW function.

Each Thursday, three members of the KGW sports activities workforce will reply three questions concerning the Blazers. You possibly can be a part of the dialog on Fb throughout a stay chat with our panel each Thursday afternoon.

This week’s questions (under) concentrate on the primary preseason recreation, the Blazers protection and the conclusion of the Carmelo Anthony saga.

Submit your questions concerning the Blazers for the Fb Stay chat.

Meet our panelists

  • Nate Hanson is a digital producer who contributes to’s protection of the Blazers, Geese, Beavers and highschool sports activities.
  • Jared Cowley is a digital media producer who writes concerning the Blazers for Earlier than he got here to KGW, Jared wrote concerning the Utah Jazz and Golden State Warriors as a sports activities editor at two day by day newspapers.
  • Orlando Sanchez is the sports activities anchor and reporter for KGW Information, Sports activities Sunday and Friday Night time Flights. Orlando has coated a number of NBA Finals, NCAA Basketball Tournaments and World Collection.

1. The Blazers first preseason recreation is 5 days away. You’ll be able to’t glean an excessive amount of from preseason competitors, however what are you most to see when the Blazers take the Moda Middle courtroom Tuesday night time towards the Phoenix Suns (7 p.m., CSNNW, NBATV)?

Hansen: I’m to see who goes out and takes management of the beginning energy ahead battle, particularly after what was stated at media day. With Noah Vonleh out to start out the season, it’s going to return right down to Al-Farouq Aminu, Ed Davis and Caleb Swanigan. Aminu in all probability has one of the best probability to win the beginning place however it seems like Davis, and even Swanigan, might find yourself profitable the beginning job. Throughout media day, Davis was blatant that his objective was to win the beginning job in camp. And a number of other Blazers,…