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Blazer's Edge Mar 6, 2019
What Will Happen With Layman in Free Agency?

What Will Happen With Layman in Free Agency?

Adam Fromal of Bleacher Report looks at how the Blazers could handle Layman’s contract this summer. Jake Layman has proved himself as a breakout player for the Portland Trail Blazers, providing a spark at the forward spot that was surely needed. With the season coming to a close, NBA Free Agency is on the horizon, and Layman’s future with Portland is up in the air. Assuming the Blazers make Layman a restricted free agent by extending him a qualifying offer, Adam Fromal of Bleacher Report ponders how Portland will handle Layman’s contract: Considering they have the ability to exercise...
Rip City Project Mar 5, 2019

Diving into the Portland Trail Blazers roster: Jake Layman

In this edition of diving into the Portland Trail Blazers’ roster, we look at third-year winger, Jake Layman. We’ve talked about the Portland Trail Blazers leaders in Dame and C.J., We’ve talked about how Zach Collins has the upside to be the teams third star player, we’ve touched on the addition of Rodney Hood and […] Diving into the Portland Trail Blazers roster: Jake Layman - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Mar 4, 2019
The Revival of Moe Harkless, Road Trip Wins & Rodney Hood Takeovers

The Revival of Moe Harkless, Road Trip Wins & Rodney Hood Takeovers

Danny and Tara discuss another exciting week in Blazers basketball on the Blazer’s Edge Podcast. On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast, Tara Bowen-Biggs and Danny Marang take a look at the Blazers going 5-1 on the 7 game road trip, taking care of business against the teams you should and coming up just short in Toronto to Kawhi Leonard, Blazers trying new lineups, playing a new style at times, Portland not relying on Damian Lillard to go for 30 a night, Jake Layman’s heel turn, the revival of Moe Harkless, Rodney’s breakout performance in Charlotte and more! CLICK...
Blazer's Edge Feb 28, 2019
What to Make of Layman’s Breakout Season

What to Make of Layman’s Breakout Season

A look at the improvements Jake Layman has made in his third season, and how sustainable they might be. For his first two seasons in the NBA with the Portland Trail Blazers, Jake Layman was a classic benchwarmer crowd-favorite. He would mostly play during blowouts, and people would get excited when he entered because him getting minutes was a semi-rate sight. Considering he was a four-year college player, and had barely gotten any real reps in his first two seasons in the NBA, it would have been understandable to write off Layman’s NBA career as a lost cause. People who did so have had to...
ClutchPoints Feb 27, 2019
Video: Celtics’ Jaylen Brown shakes off Jake Layman for the nasty slam

Video: Celtics’ Jaylen Brown shakes off Jake Layman for the nasty slam

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown finished the fastbreak by shaking off Portland Trail Blazers forward Jake Layman with an in-and-out move. The 22-year-old Brown utilized a simple yet effective in-and-out move to get rid of Layman en route to a slam dunk finish, sending the TD Garden crowd to their feet. IN-&-OUT IN TRANSITION!#RipCity 32#CUsRise […] The post Video: Celtics’ Jaylen Brown shakes off Jake Layman for the nasty slam appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Feb 24, 2019
Blazer’s Edge Oscars: Breakout Performer

Blazer’s Edge Oscars: Breakout Performer

Blazer’s Edge is getting in the Oscar mood with a set of Blazers-themed awards. Before the Oscar festivities get underway Sunday evening, Blazer’s Edge is asking its readers to participate in list of Blazers-themed awards. Each category will include three nominees and a brief list of accolades. Trail Blazers Breakout Performer This award goes to the Blazers player that has made the most noticeable leap this season. The Nominees: Jake Layman | PTS: 8.1 | REB: 3.1 Layman is the latest Blazers player to benefit from the third-year leap. After seeing limited action to start his career,...
Blazer's Edge Feb 23, 2019
Blazers Centers, Wings Smash the Sixers

Blazers Centers, Wings Smash the Sixers

The early East Coast start was no problem for the Blazers, who are now 2-0 on the longest road trip of the year. An early morning on the road didn’t phase the Portland Trail Blazers as they defeated the Philadelphia 76ers by double digits today, completing the season series sweep. In a repeat of last night’s contest versus the Brooklyn Nets, Jusuf Nurkic and Enes Kanter showed out; they combined for 40 points, 18 rebounds and eight assists. The activity of the big men, along with great wing play from Al-Farouq Aminu, Moe Harkless and Jake Layman, allowed CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard...
Blazer's Edge Feb 23, 2019
Jake Layman Helps Blazers with Off-Ball Movement

Jake Layman Helps Blazers with Off-Ball Movement

Bryan Kalbrosky of HoopsHype calls Layman Portland’s ‘secret weapon’. Portland Trail Blazers forward Jake Layman continues to garner national attention for his cutting, shooting, and hanging tough in the rotation despite an influx of new players. Today Bryan Kalbrosky of HoopsHype added to the chorus, calling Layman Portland’s “secret weapon”. Kalbrosky runs down Layman’s proficiency with cuts, hand-offs, and jumpers, quoting the man himself: Layman told HoopsHype he is willing to set screens and constantly move without the ball for his backcourt tandem, creating...

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