But in Portland, the theory surfaced that maybe, just maybe, Thomas Robinson was shouting something in particular at LaMarcus Aldridge every time he got the ball, but they couldn't be sure.
Blazers Edge was on the case:
"Lunch meat," Robinson explained to Blazersedge, smiling. "Whatchu do when you got some lunch meat? You eat it. Exactly! Whenever someone [is guarding Aldridge], he's always eating. He's L.A. Whenever somebody on him, he eat him. Lunch meat. That's how it is."
Post defenders are being reduced to nothing more than lifeless strips of bologna, waiting to be consumed.