The Portland Trail Blazers are mostly out of playoff contention and now face the task of managing minutes to figure out what they have on their roster. This team has sped up the rebuilding process, in large part because of Damian Lillard, and now needs to solidify its bench to take it to the next level.
The Blazers have a good amount of youth on their bench. The challenge is getting those players minutes, while also keeping their best players on the floor for most of the game. The team will likely look to bring in some role players, but evaluating its bench will give it a better idea of how much to spend.
Here is a look at how the Blazers should manage minutes throughout the rest of the season.