Portland Trail Blazers Front Office
Trail Blazers Analysis
As the Wolves, Jazz and Nuggets look to end their playoff droughts with young rosters, the Blazers and Thunder focused on remaining playoff contenders amid major potential change.
There's nothing the Blazers, Jazz or Pelicans can do that would effectively counter Golden State nearly running out an All-NBA team as a starting lineup. It is heartening, though, that a handful of relatively young teams from the NBA's middle class have decided they might as well go about the business of improvement anyway.
Festus Ezeli is one of the best rebounders in the game and also keeps getting better as a rim protector, which was quite clearly one of Portland's biggest needs entering the offseason.