Greetings Trail Blazers fans. After a few weeks off, The Rip City Report with The Oregonian’s Joe Freeman and myself, Casey Holdahl of and, is back for a ninth edition for your listening pleasure.

On this week’s episode we discuss Portland’s quiet trade deadline and why no deals were made, LaMarcus Aldridge’s injury and it’s impact on the team going forward, the swoon in the last 10 games and answer a couple of fan questions