2007–08 Portland Trail Blazers season

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2007–08 Portland Trail Blazers season
Head coach Nate McMillan
Arena Rose Garden
Results
Record 41–41 (.500)
Place Division: 3rd (Northwest)
Conference: 10th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television CSN Northwest, KGW
Radio KXL
< 2006–07 2008–09 >

The 2007-08 Portland Trail Blazers season was their 38th season in the NBA.

Key dates prior to the start of the season:

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Portland's selections from the 2007 NBA Draft in New York, New York.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 1 Greg Oden Center  United States Ohio State
2 37 Josh McRoberts Power Forward  United States Duke
2 42 Derrick Byars Small Forward  United States Vanderbilt
2 52 Taurean Green Point Guard  United States Florida
2 53 Demetris Nichols Small Forward  United States Syracuse

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) 245 lb (111 kg) Texas
PG 2 United States Blake, Steve 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 172 lb (78 kg) Maryland
F/C 44 United States Frye, Channing 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 248 lb (112 kg) Arizona
G 1 United States Jack, Jarrett 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 197 lb (89 kg) Georgia Tech
G/F 33 United States Jones, James 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Miami (FL)
C 9 United States LaFrentz, Raef 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Kansas
PF 4 United States McRoberts, Josh 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Duke
C 52 United States Oden, Greg Injured 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Ohio State
F 25 United States Outlaw, Travis 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Starkville HS (MS)
C 10 United States Przybilla, Joel 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Minnesota
PG 11 Spain Rodríguez, Sergio 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 168 lb (76 kg) Spain
G 7 United States Roy, Brandon (C) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 229 lb (104 kg) Washington
SG 24 United States Wafer, Von 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Florida State
G/F 8 United States Webster, Martell 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 229 lb (104 kg) Seattle Prep (WA)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)



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

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2008-02-21

Standings[edit]

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Utah Jazz 54 28 .659 37–4 17–24 13–3
x-Denver Nuggets 50 32 .610 4 33–8 17–24 10–6
Portland Trail Blazers 41 41 .500 13 28–13 13–28 10–6
Minnesota Timberwolves 22 60 .268 32 15–26 7–34 3–13
Seattle SuperSonics 20 62 .244 34 13–28 7–34 6–10
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 .695
2 y-New Orleans Hornets 56 26 .683 1
3 x-San Antonio Spurs 56 26 .683 1
4 y-Utah Jazz 54 28 .659 3
5 x-Houston Rockets 55 27 .671 2
6 x-Phoenix Suns 55 27 .671 2
7 x-Dallas Mavericks 51 31 .622 6
8 x-Denver Nuggets 50 32 .610 7
9 Golden State Warriors 48 34 .585 9
10 Portland Trail Blazers 41 41 .500 16
11 Sacramento Kings 38 44 .463 19
12 Los Angeles Clippers 23 59 .284 34
13 Minnesota Timberwolves 22 60 .268 35
14 Memphis Grizzlies 22 60 .268 35
15 Seattle SuperSonics 20 62 .244 37
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

October[edit]

Record: 0–1 ; Home: 0–0 ; Road: 0–1

# Date Visitor Score Home Leading scorer Attendance Record Streak
1 October 30 Portland Trail Blazers L 97–106 San Antonio Spurs Aldridge: 27 AT&T Center
18,797
0–1 L1

November[edit]

Record: 5–10 ; Home: 5–3 ; Road: 0–7

# Date Visitor Score Home Leading scorer Attendance Record Streak
2 November 2 Portland Trail Blazers L 93–113 New Orleans Hornets Roy: 23 New Orleans Arena
9,817
0–2 L2
3 November 3 Portland Trail Blazers L 80–89 Houston Rockets Roy: 23 Toyota Center
18,232
0–3 L3
4 November 7 New Orleans W 90–93 Portland Trail Blazers West: 34 Rose Garden
19,980
1–3 W1
5 November 9 Memphis Grizzlies W 98–110 Portland Trail Blazers Gay: 31 Rose Garden
18,112
2–3 W2
6 November 10 Dallas Mavericks W 82–91 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 32 Rose Garden
19,255
3–3 W3
7 November 13 Detroit Pistons W 94–102 Portland Trail Blazers Aldridge: 22 Rose Garden
19,980
4–3 W4
8 November 14 Portland Trail Blazers L 93–110 Denver Nuggets Anthony: 25 Pepsi Center
13,289
4–4 L1
9 November 16 Portland Trail Blazers L 88–92 Philadelphia 76ers Roy: 25
Aldridge: 25
Wachovia Center
11,483
4–5 L2
10 November 17 Portland Trail Blazers L 90–109 Washington Wizards Jamison: 30 Verizon Center
20,173
4–6 L3
11 November 19 Portland Trail Blazers L 92–101 Charlotte Bobcats Wallace: 27 Charlotte Bobcats Arena
10,612
4–7 L4
12 November 21 New Jersey Nets L 106–101 Portland Trail Blazers Jefferson: 30 Rose Garden
18,423
4–8 L5
13 November 23 Sacramento Kings W 84–87 Portland Trail Blazers Aldridge: 28 Rose Garden
19,980
5–8 W1
14 November 26 Orlando Magic L 85–74 Portland Trail Blazers Türkoğlu: 21 Rose Garden
15,922
5–9 L1
15 November 28 Indiana Pacers L 95–89 Portland Trail Blazers Outlaw: 26 Rose Garden
16,168
5–10 L2
16 November 30 Portland Trail Blazers L 80–91 Dallas Mavericks Howard: 23 American Airlines Center
20,301
5–11 L3

December[edit]

Record: 13–2 ; Home: 10–0 ; Road: 3–2

# Date Visitor Score Home Leading scorer Attendance Record Streak
17 December 2 Portland Trail Blazers L 79–100 San Antonio Spurs Parker: 27 AT&T Center
18,797
5–12 L4
18 December 3 Portland Trail Blazers W 106–105 Memphis Grizzlies Gay: 30
Gasol: 30
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11,317
6–12 W1
19 December 6 Miami Heat W 106–112 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 25 Rose Garden
19,980
7–12 W2
20 December 9 Milwaukee Bucks W 113–117
OT
Portland Trail Blazers Williams: 30 Rose Garden
18,317
8–12 W3
21 December 11 Portland Trail Blazers W 97–89 Utah Jazz Boozer: 29 EnergySolutions Arena
19,911
9–12 W4
22 December 12 Golden State Warriors W 95–105 Portland Trail Blazers Davis: 23 Rose Garden
15,943
10–12 W5
23 December 14 Utah Jazz W 91–99 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 29 Rose Garden
19,980
11–12 W6
24 December 16 Portland Trail Blazers W 116–105 Denver Nuggets Iverson: 38 Pepsi Center
13,678
12–12 W7
25 December 17 New Orleans Hornets W 76–88 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 24 Rose Garden
15,183
13–12 W8
26 December 19 Toronto Raptors W 96–101 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 25 Rose Garden
16,066
14–12 W9
27 December 21 Denver Nuggets W 96–99 Portland Trail Blazers Anthony: 34
Iverson: 34
Rose Garden
20,644
15–12 W10
28 December 25 Seattle SuperSonics W 79–89 Portland Trail Blazers Durant: 23 Rose Garden
20,527
16–12 W11
29 December 28 Minnesota Timberwolves W 98–109 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 22
Jefferson: 22
Rose Garden
20,491
17–12 W12
30 December 30 Philadelphia 76ers W 72–97 Portland Trail Blazers Iguodala: 24 Rose Garden
20,464
18–12 W13
31 December 31 Portland Trail Blazers L 101–111 Utah Jazz Aldridge: 36 EnergySolutions Arena
19,911
18–13 L1

January[edit]

Record: 8–6 ; Home: 3–2 ; Road: 5–4

# Date Visitor Score Home Leading scorer Attendance Record Streak
32 January 2 Portland Trail Blazers W 90–79 Minnesota Timberwolves Jefferson: 29 Target Center
13,339
19–13 W1
33 January 3 Portland Trail Blazers W 115–109
2 OT
Chicago Bulls Gordon: 32 United Center
21,756
20–13 W2
34 January 5 Utah Jazz W 89–103 Portland Trail Blazers Webster: 26 Rose Garden
20,451
21–13 W3
35 January 9 Golden State Warriors W 91–109 Portland Trail Blazers Blake: 24 Rose Garden
20,415
22–13 W4
36 January 13 Portland Trail Blazers L 109–116
2 OT
Toronto Raptors Bosh: 38 Air Canada Centre
19,800
22–14 L1
37 January 14 Portland Trail Blazers W 99–73 New Jersey Nets Aldridge: 20 Izod Center
14,242
23–14 W1
38 January 16 Portland Trail Blazers L 90–100 Boston Celtics Garnett: 36 TD Banknorth Garden
18,624
23–15 L1
39 January 18 Portland Trail Blazers W 98–91 Miami Heat Wade: 37 AmericanAirlines Arena
19,600
24–15 W1
40 January 19 Portland Trail Blazers L 94–101 Orlando Magic Roy: 25 Amway Arena
17,519
24–16 L1
41 January 21 Portland Trail Blazers W 111–109
OT
Atlanta Hawks Johnson: 37 Philips Arena
17,400
25–16 W1
42 January 23 Portland Trail Blazers L 81–96 New Orleans Hornets Pargo: 24 New Orleans Arena
11,006
25–17 L1
43 January 25 Houston Rockets L 89–79 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 23 Rose Garden
20,576
25–18 L2
44 January 27 Atlanta Hawks W 93–94 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 24 Rose Garden
20,438
26–18 W1
45 January 30 Cleveland Cavaliers L 84–83 Portland Trail Blazers James: 37 Rose Garden
20,501
26–19 L1

February[edit]

Record: 5–9; Home: 4–3; Road: 1–6

# Date Visitor Score Home Leading scorer Attendance Record Streak
46 February 1 New York Knicks W 94–88
OT
Portland Trail Blazers Randolph: 25 Rose Garden
20,422
27–19 W1
47 February 4 Denver Nuggets L 105–103
OT
Portland Trail Blazers Anthony: 28 Rose Garden
20,320
27–20 L1
48 February 6 Chicago Bulls W 97–100 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 28 Rose Garden
20,126
28–20 W1
49 February 8 Portland Trail Blazers L 82–91 Detroit Pistons Aldridge: 22 The Palace of Auburn Hills
22,076
28–21 L1
50 February 9 Portland Trail Blazers L 93–101 Indiana Pacers Granger: 29 Conseco Fieldhouse
14,130
28–22 L2
51 February 11 Portland Trail Blazers L 83–95 Houston Rockets Yao: 25 Toyota Center
14,710
28–23 L3
52 February 13 Portland Trail Blazers L 76–96 Dallas Mavericks Nowitzki: 37 American Airlines Center
20,159
28–24 L4
53 February 19 Sacramento Kings L 105–94 Portland Trail Blazers Artest: 24 Rose Garden
19,980
28–25 L5
54 February 21 Seattle SuperSonics W 88–92 Portland Trail Blazers Durant: 20 Rose Garden
20,168
29–25 W1
55 February 22 Portland Trail Blazers L 87–99 Seattle SuperSonics Outlaw: 26 KeyArena
16,640
29–26 L1
56 February 24 Boston Celtics L 112–102 Portland Trail Blazers Pierce: 30 Rose Garden
20,554
29–27 L2
57 February 26 Portland Trail Blazers L 83–96 Los Angeles Lakers Bryant: 30 Staples Center
18,997
29–28 L3
58 February 27 Portland Trail Blazers W 82–80 Los Angeles Clippers Maggette: 32 Staples Center
16,494
30–28 W1
59 February 29 Los Angeles Lakers W 111–119 Portland Trail Blazers Bryant: 33 Rose Garden
20,651
31–28 W2

March[edit]

Record: 7–8; Home: 3–3 ; Road: 4–5

# Date Visitor Score Home Leading scorer Attendance Record Streak
60 March 2 Portland Trail Blazers L 104–110 Golden State Warriors Jackson: 29 Oracle Arena
19,596
31–29 L1
61 March 4 Phoenix Suns L 97–92 Portland Trail Blazers Roy: 25 Rose Garden
20,595
31–30 L2
62 March 7 Portland Trail Blazers W 103–101 Milwaukee Bucks Aldridge: 29 Bradley Center
15,537
32–30 W1
63 March 8 Portland Trail Blazers W 120–114
OT
New York Knicks Robinson: 45 Madison Square Garden
19,763
33–30 W2
64 March 10 Portland Trail Blazers L 80–88 Cleveland Cavaliers Aldridge: 25 Quicken Loans Arena
20,213
33–31 L1
65 March 11 Portland Trail Blazers W 103–96 Minnesota Timberwolves Roy: 27 Target Center
13,433
34–31 W1
66 March 13 Portland Trail Blazers L 85–96 Sacramento Kings Artest: 22 ARCO Arena
13,333
34–32 L1
67 March 15 Minnesota Timberwolves W 96–107 Portland Trail Blazers Aldridge: 26 Rose Garden
20,079
35–32 W1
68 March 18 Phoenix Suns L 111–98 Portland Trail Blazers Aldridge: 31 Rose Garden
20,580
35–33 L1
69 March 21 Los Angeles Clippers W 102–107 Portland Trail Blazers Mobley: 24 Rose Garden
19,980
36–33 W1
70 March 22 Portland Trail Blazers W 83–72 Los Angeles Clippers Roy: 23 Staples Center
18,248
37–33 W2
71 March 24 Portland Trail Blazers L 84–97 Seattle SuperSonics Durant: 23 KeyArena
11,292
37–34 L1
72 March 25 Washington Wizards W 82–102 Portland Trail Blazers Webster: 23 Rose Garden
19,980
38–34 W1
73 March 27 Portland Trail Blazers L 95–111 Golden State Warriors Jackson: 24 Oracle Arena
19,732
38–35 L1
74 March 29 Charlotte Bobcats L 93–85 Portland Trail Blazers Outlaw: 26 Rose Garden
19,980
38–36 L2

April[edit]

Record: 3–5; Home: 3–2; Road: 0–3

# Date Visitor Score Home Leading scorer Attendance Record Streak
75 April 2 Portland Trail Blazers L 91–104 Los Angeles Lakers Bryant: 36 Staples Center
18,997
38–37 L3
76 April 3 Houston Rockets L 95–86 Portland Trail Blazers McGrady: 35 Rose Garden
19,980
38–38 L4
77 April 6 San Antonio Spurs L 72–65 Portland Trail Blazers Duncan: 27 Rose Garden
19,980
38–39 L5
78 April 8 Los Angeles Lakers W 103–112 Portland Trail Blazers Bryant: 34 Rose Garden
20,435
39–39 W1
79 April 11 Portland Trail Blazers L 86–103 Sacramento Kings Aldridge: 24 ARCO Arena
13,327
39–40 L1
80 April 12 Dallas Mavericks W 105–108 Portland Trail Blazers Nowitzki: 28 Rose Garden
19,980
40–40 W1
81 April 15 Memphis Grizzlies W 91–113 Portland Trail Blazers Jones: 20 Rose Garden
19,980
41–40 W2
82 April 16 Portland Trail Blazers L 91–100 Phoenix Suns Outlaw: 24 US Airways Center
18,422
41–41 L1
  • Green background indicates win.
  • Red background indicates regulation loss.
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
LaMarcus Aldridge 76 76 34.9 .484 .143 .762 7.6 1.6 .72 1.24 17.8
Steve Blake 81 78 29.9 .408 .406 .766 2.4 5.1 .68 .05 8.5
Channing Frye 78 20 17.2 .488 .300 .780 4.5 .7 .37 .35 6.8
Jarrett Jack 82 16 27.2 .431 .342 .867 2.9 3.8 .74 .01 9.9
James Jones 58 3 22.0 .437 .444 .878 2.8 .6 .41 .26 8.0
Raef LaFrentz 39 0 7.5 .443 .000 .579 1.7 .2 .31 .44 1.7
Josh McRoberts 8 0 3.5 .600 .000 .000 1.3 .3 .13 .00 1.5
Travis Outlaw 82 6 26.7 .433 .396 .741 4.6 1.3 .72 .77 13.3
Joel Przybilla 77 67 23.6 .576 .000 .680 8.4 .4 .17 1.21 4.8
Sergio Rodríguez 72 0 8.7 .352 .293 .658 .8 1.7 .33 .00 2.5
Brandon Roy 74 74 37.7 .454 .340 .753 4.7 5.8 1.07 .22 19.1
Von Wafer* 29 0 5.3 .279 .154 .667 .7 .2 .07 .10 1.6
Martell Webster 75 70 28.4 .422 .388 .735 3.9 1.2 .56 .37 10.7

*Total for entire season including previous team(s)

Awards and records[edit]

Records[edit]

The Trail Blazers had the longest winning streak at 13 as of January 30, 2008.

Milestones[edit]

Transactions[edit]

The Trail Blazers were involved in the following transactions during the 2007-08 season.

Trades[edit]

June 28, 2007 To Portland Trail Blazers
Steve Francis and Channing Frye
To New York Knicks
Dan Dickau, Fred Jones and Zach Randolph
June 28, 2007 To Portland Trail Blazers
Second round draft pick (2008)
To New York Knicks
Rights to Demetris Nichols
June 28, 2007 To Portland Trail Blazers
Rights to Petteri Koponen
To Philadelphia 76ers
Rights to Derrick Byars

Free Agents[edit]

Player Former team
Steve Blake Denver Nuggets
Player New team
Jamaal Magloire New Jersey Nets
Ime Udoka San Antonio Spurs

See also[edit]

External links[edit]