2009–10 Portland Trail Blazers season

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2009–10 Portland Trail Blazers season
Head coach Nate McMillan
Arena Rose Garden
Results
Record 50–32 (.610)
Place Division: 3rd (Northwest)
Conference: 6th (Western)
Playoff finish Lost in first round to Phoenix 4-2

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television CSN Northwest, KGW
Radio KXTG
< 2008–09 2010–11 >

The 2009–10 Portland Trail Blazers season was 40th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2009 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player
1 22 Victor Claver
2 3 Dante Cunningham
2 8 Jon Brockman (T)
2 25 Patrick Mills

Free agency[edit]

Roster[edit]

Portland Trail Blazers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F/C 12 United States Aldridge, LaMarcus (C) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Texas
F 88 France Batum, Nicolas 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) France
G 4 United States Bayless, Jerryd 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Arizona
F/C 21 United States Camby, Marcus 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Massachusetts
F 33 United States Cunningham, Dante 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Villanova
G 27 United States Diener, Travis (IN) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Marquette
G 5 Spain Fernández, Rudy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Spain
F/C 6 United States Howard, Juwan 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 253 lb (115 kg) Michigan
G 24 United States Miller, Andre 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Utah
G 8 Australia Mills, Patrick 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Saint Mary's
C 52 United States Oden, Greg Injured (IN) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 285 lb (129 kg) Ohio State
F 31 United States Pendergraph, Jeff 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Arizona State
C 10 United States Przybilla, Joel Injured (IN) 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Minnesota
G 7 United States Roy, Brandon (C) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 211 lb (96 kg) Washington
G/F 23 United States Webster, Martell 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Seattle Prep (WA)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
Strength and conditioning coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Pre-season[edit]

As part of the team's 40th-year celebration, the Blazers played a pre-season game at Memorial Coliseum on October 14, 2009 against the Phoenix Suns. Team founder Harry Glickman, former players Jerome Kersey, Terry Porter, and Bob Gross, as well as broadcaster Bill Schonely attended the game. The Suns defeated the Blazers, 110-104 with 11,740 tickets sold.[2] All tickets for this game were $19.70 to represent the team's inaugural 1970 season.[3]

2009 Pre-season Game Log: 4–4 (Home: 2–2 ; Road: 2–2)
# Date Opponent Score Attendance Record Recap Time (PST) TV
1 October 6 vs. Sacramento Kings W 98-86 1-0 7pm n/a
2 October 7 at Sacramento Kings W 89-86 2-0 7pm n/a
3 October 9 at Los Angeles Clippers L 97-85 2-1 7:30pm n/a
4 October 14 vs. Phoenix Suns L 110-104 2-2 7pm n/a
5 October 15 at Utah Jazz L 99-96 2-3 6pm n/a
6 October 18 vs. Denver Nuggets W 98-96 3-3 6pm n/a
7 October 20 vs. Utah Jazz L 108-97 3-4 7pm n/a
8 October 22 at Phoenix Suns W 113-93 4-4 7pm n/a

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Denver Nuggets 53 29 .646 34–7 19–22 12–4
x-Utah Jazz 53 29 .646 32–9 21–20 8–8
x-Portland Trail Blazers 50 32 .610 3 26–15 24–17 8–8
x-Oklahoma City Thunder 50 32 .610 3 27–14 23–18 9–7
Minnesota Timberwolves 15 67 .183 38 10–31 5–36 3–13
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 .695
2 y-Dallas Mavericks 55 27 .671 2
3 x-Phoenix Suns 54 28 .659 3
4 y-Denver Nuggets 53 29 .646 4
5 x-Utah Jazz 53 29 .646 4
6 x-Portland Trail Blazers 50 32 .610 7
7 x-San Antonio Spurs 50 32 .610 7
8 x-Oklahoma City Thunder 50 32 .610 7
9 Houston Rockets 42 40 .512 15
10 Memphis Grizzlies 40 42 .488 17
11 New Orleans Hornets 37 45 .451 20
12 Los Angeles Clippers 29 53 .354 28
13 Golden State Warriors 26 56 .317 31
14 Sacramento Kings 25 57 .305 32
15 Minnesota Timberwolves 15 67 .183 42


Game log[edit]

2009–10 game log Total: 50–32 (Home: 26–15; Road: 24–17)
2009–10 season schedule

Playoffs[edit]

2010 playoff game log
2010 playoff schedule

Team statistics[edit]

Season[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Opponents 47 36 35 66 184
Blazers 40 57 45 48 190

Average Points Scored: 98.4

Average Points Allowed: 95.2

Average Point Spread: + 3.2

Quarter-by-Quarter Scoring: 24.6

1st in the NBA in attendance at 716,666 (20,476 per game)[4]

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

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
LaMarcus Aldridge 78 78 37.5 .495 .313 .757 8.0 2.1 .9 .6 17.9
Nicolas Batum 37 25 24.8 .519 .409 .843 3.8 1.2 .6 .7 10.1
Jerryd Bayless 74 11 17.6 .414 .315 .831 1.6 2.3 .4 .1 8.5
Marcus Camby 23 23 31.2 .497 .000 .581 11.1 1.5 1.1 2.0 7.0
Dante Cunningham 63 2 11.2 .495 .000 .646 2.5 .2 .4 .3 3.9
Travis Diener 5 0 5.2 .250 .200 .500 .2 .8 .2 .0 .6
Rudy Fernández 62 2 23.2 .378 .368 .867 2.6 2.0 1.0 .2 8.1
Juwan Howard 73 27 22.4 .509 .000 .786 4.6 .8 .4 .1 6.0
Andre Miller 82 66 30.5 .445 .200 .821 3.2 5.4 1.1 .1 14.0
Patrick Mills 10 0 3.8 .417 .500 .571 .2 .5 .0 .0 2.6
Greg Oden 21 21 23.9 .605 .000 .766 8.5 .9 .4 2.3 11.1
Jeff Pendergraph 39 4 10.4 .662 .000 .900 2.5 .0 .2 .4 2.7
Joel Przybilla 30 9 22.7 .523 .000 .647 7.9 .3 .3 1.4 4.1
Brandon Roy 65 65 37.2 .473 .330 .780 4.4 4.7 .9 .2 21.5
Martell Webster 82 49 24.5 .405 .373 .813 3.3 .8 .6 .5 9.4

Playoffs[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
LaMarcus Aldridge 6 6 38.2 .430 .500 .750 6.0 2.2 1.2 1.8 19.0
Nicolas Batum 6 6 23.2 .459 .429 .750 3.2 .8 .3 .0 8.2
Jerryd Bayless 6 2 27.7 .431 .400 .792 2.7 3.8 .3 .0 13.5
Marcus Camby 6 6 29.7 .421 .000 .500 10.0 2.3 .7 1.2 5.8
Dante Cunningham 5 0 8.4 .600 .00 .833 2.6 .0 1.0 .0 4.6
Travis Diener 2 0 3.5 .000 .000 .000 .0 1.0 .0 .0 .0
Rudy Fernández 6 3 19.8 .444 .478 .750 1.7 1.3 .2 .0 6.8
Juwan Howard 6 0 14.5 .526 .000 .000 2.7 .7 .2 .2 3.3
Andre Miller 6 6 35.0 .405 .429 .775 3.2 5.8 1.2 .2 15.7
Patrick Mills 3 0 4.0 .500 1.000 1.000 .0 1.0 .0 .0 2.0
Greg Oden 0 0 .0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
Jeff Pendergraph 3 0 5.7 .500 .00 .750 .7 .0 .7 1.0 2.3
Joel Przybilla 0 0 .0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
Brandon Roy 3 1 27.7 .303 .167 .778 2.3 1.7 .0 .0 9.7
Martell Webster 6 0 25.3 .423 .294 .556 4.3 .7 .8 .5 9.8

Awards, records and milestones[edit]

Awards[edit]

Week/Month[edit]

All-Star[edit]

  • Brandon Roy was selected as an All-Star reserve (third All-Star appearance; did not play due to injury).

Season[edit]

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Injuries and surgeries[edit]

  • July 9: Patrick Mills - broken foot; returned to active roster January 4[6]
  • September 9: Jeff Pendergraph - surgery to repair congenital hip disorder; returned to active roster December 21[6]
  • October 30: Nicolas Batum - surgery to repair right shoulder muscle tear; returned to active roster January 25[6]
  • November 14: Travis Outlaw - broken left foot; traded February 16[6]
  • December 5: Greg Oden - broken left patella; out for season[6]
  • December 5: Coach Nate McMillan - ruptured right Achilles tendon; returned to the bench December 15[6]
  • December 8: Rudy Fernández - surgery to repair sciatic nerve damage; returned to active roster January 13[6]
  • December 22: Joel Przybilla - dislocated right patella and ruptured patellar tendon; out for season[7]
  • January 2: Brandon Roy - strained hamstring; returned to active roster February 16[8]
  • April 11: Brandon Roy - right knee meniscus tear, arthroscopic knee surgery; returned to active roster April 24[9]

Transactions[edit]

Portland Trail Blazers

Players Added

Draft

Trades

Free agency

Players lost

Via trade

Via Free Agency

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=4481905
  2. ^ Anne M. Peterson (2009-10-15). "Blazers go retro but lose 110-104 to Suns". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 15 October 2009. 
  3. ^ http://www.nba.com/blazers/news/cheers_40_years_announcement_2009_08_17.html
  4. ^ http://www.basketball-reference.com/teams/POR/2010.html
  5. ^ http://www.nba.com/2010/news/03/15/players.week/index.html
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Blazers' injuries, ailments continue to pile up". The Oregonian. December 8, 2009. Archived from the original on 24 January 2010. Retrieved February 17, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Trail Blazers center Joel Przybilla out for season after surgery". ESPN.com. Associated Press. December 24, 2009. Archived from the original on 14 March 2010. Retrieved February 17, 2010. 
  8. ^ Quick, Jason (February 17, 2010). "Blazers' Brandon Roy says he will try to play Friday against Boston Celtics". The Oregonian. Archived from the original on 20 February 2010. Retrieved February 17, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Roy returns to help Blazers blister Suns and even series". ESPN.com. Associated Press. April 24, 2010. Archived from the original on 27 April 2010. Retrieved April 24, 2010. 

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