1971–72 Portland Trail Blazers season

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1971–72 Portland Trail Blazers season
Head coach Rolland Todd
Arena Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 18–64 (.220)
Place Division: 5th (Pacific)
Conference: 9th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television KPTV
Radio KLPM
< 1970–71 1972–73 >

The 1971/72 season was the Trail Blazers sophomore season. Geoff Petrie missed 22 games due to injury. Petrie who averaged 24.8 points per game in his rookie season would drop nearly 6 points per game as the Blazers finished with an NBA worst record of 18-64.[1] One of the highlights of the season was Sidney Wicks. He would win the Rookie of the Year with a team best 24.5 points per game.[1]

Offseason[edit]

NBA Draft[edit]

Expansion Draft[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The Trail Blazers played their home games at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Season Standings[edit]

Pacific Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Los Angeles Lakers C 69 13 .841 -
Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622 18
Seattle SuperSonics 47 35 .573 22
Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 35
Portland Trail Blazers 18 64 .220 51

[2]

C - NBA Champions

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT
1 z-Los Angeles Lakers 69 13 .841
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 63 19 .768
3 x-Chicago Bulls 57 25 .695
4 x-Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622
5 Phoenix Suns 49 33 .598
6 Seattle SuperSonics 47 35 .573
7 Houston Rockets 34 48 .415
8 Detroit Pistons 26 56 .317
9 Portland Trail Blazers 18 64 .220


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Awards and honors[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]