1975–76 Portland Trail Blazers season

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1975–76 Portland Trail Blazers season
Head coach Lenny Wilkens
Arena Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 37–45 (.451)
Place Division: 5th (Pacific)
Conference: 7th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1975–76 season was the sixth season of the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1] The Blazers finished at 37-45, one game shy of their franchise high from the previous year. Despite finishing with a better record than the Detroit Pistons of the Midwest Division, the Pistons made the playoffs and the Blazers did not.

Draft picks[edit]

Lionel Hollins was the sixth pick overall in the 1975 NBA Draft.

Note: This is not a complete list; only the first two rounds are covered, as well as any other picks by the franchise who played at least one NBA game.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 6 Lionel Hollins G  United States Arizona State
2 25 Bob Gross G/F  United States Long Beach State
3 50 Gus Gerard G/F  United States Spirits of St. Louis (ABA)
4 61 Phil Hicks F  United States Tulane

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

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

Season standings[edit]

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Golden State Warriors 59 23 .720
2 x-Seattle SuperSonics 43 39 .524 16
3 x-Phoenix Suns 42 40 .512 17
4 y-Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 21
5 x-Detroit Pistons 36 46 .439 23
6 Los Angeles Lakers 40 42 .488 19
7 Portland Trail Blazers 37 45 .451 22
8 Kansas City Kings 31 51 .378 28
9 Chicago Bulls 24 58 .293 35


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

Game log[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Awards and honors[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]