1 Question for every Trail Blazers player as crucial summer approaches

Portland needs to see growth from its young players and veterans heading into next season.
Scoot Henderson, Portland Trail Blazers
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Despite their 19-51 record, the final 12 games of this season are important for the Portland Trail Blazers. Scoot Henderson needs to finish his rookie season strong. Kris Murray needs to continue improving. Even a veteran like Deandre Ayton needs to prove his six-game stretch in March wasn't just madness.

Year one of the franchise's rebuild created more questions than answers, which makes this a crucial offseason for the coaching staff and players, especially considering the youth and inexperience of the roster.

1 Question every Trail Blazers player needs to answer this offseason

Every member of Portland's roster has at least one thing to prove before the start of the 2024-25 season. No matter the area - consistency, shooting, finishing, defense - there are lingering questions facing all 17 players on the Blazers' roster.

Here's one for each of them, starting with the guards.