Originally written on Stepien Rules  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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J.J. Hickson was on the cover of the first Cavs Zine. Nothing can ever happen to change that. We had high hopes for J.J. as a Cavalier once too, but sometimes the NBA gods have other plans. He ended up in Sacramento for a time last season and things were looking pretty bad. Good news for Hickson is that he's now settled into a new home as a productive member of the Portland Trail Blazers. Prior to Blazers at Cavs last night I caught up with TheHickson. JJ finished with 11 points, five rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block in his team's 118-117 win over the Cavaliers. He's averaging 11.4 points and 10.3 rebounds on the 16-game season so far. His best performance was a 19-point, 18-rebound outing at Atlanta in November. He also scored 19 again at Brooklyn. The biggest value he provides the Blazers, though, is his ability to compliment All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge. LA would prefer to play the power forward position. Prior to J.J.'s arriv...
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