The start of the 2022-23 NBA season is still a few months away, but that hasn’t stopped the Athletics’ Zach Harper from leaving. Early energy levels For all 30 groups. You might think that adding Jeremy Grant, Shaydon Sharp and Gary Payton II in the offseason helped the Blazers jump forward on the roster, but you’d be only partially right. They’re not in the twilight of the bottom three as they were at the end of last season, but they did manage to move up to 19th on the Athletics’ list in the summer.
Harper from the Blazers says:
Has this team improved? of Portland Trail Blazers Absolutely improved. It’s hard not to after the season they’ve had. The Blazers tied the record for most 30-point losses in a season with 15 (the previous record was 10). Damian Lillard is back, and that helps. They brought Anferne Simon back for a nine-figure deal. Grant and Peyton’s picks should help
Chauncey Billups will make a big impact on this team’s defense. It’s a sharp project, but it’s an interesting project. The Blazers will bounce back, but will it be enough to guarantee them a spot in the postseason? Should they at least make sure they can play-in in the rebooted West?
Do we like what they did? [article inserts muscle emoji here]
This statement reflects and echoes what scouts have been saying about Portland since the draft and free agency. “We love what they’ve done. We’re not sure it will make a difference.
For comparison, the Blazers sit just off the South Side. Cleveland Cavaliers At 17 and Los Angeles Lakers At level 18. Portland stands at the top New York Knicks At 20 and Washington Wizards In 21. of Golden State Warriors, Boston CelticsAnd Phoenix Sun Have the top three positions in order.