1970-71 Trail Blazers Team

Group Category: Historical Teams

About this Group: Overall record: 29-52 (15th in league, 9th in conference, 5th in division)

Playoff record: N/A

Key Draft Picks: Geoff Petrie, Princeton (1st round), Ron Knight , L.A. State (5th)

Key Roster Moves: Traded Larry Siegfried to San Diego for Jim Barnett, Jerry Chambers to Atlanta for Gary Gregor, 2nd round draft pick to Chicago for Shaler Halimon; sold Pat Riley to LA Lakers.

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Date Founded: Nov 30, 2009

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    1. daddy

      daddy posted on 01/02/10 at 10:02 PM / view full discussion

      Ah yes...1970! I was only 8 at the time and I was instantly a Blazer fan after my grandfather took me to a game vs The New York Knicks (I still have the program). Geoff Petrie was my idol and basketball was all that mattered in my short life. I remember going to games after that where you could move to other seats because nobody hardly showed up. I believe there was no 24 second clock, no 3 pointers, and penalty meant 3 shots to make two at the foul line. Not quite clear on all that now so I might be wrong??? LOL

      I never got that team picture but got the next 3 seasons team pictures at Farrells I believe. I at one time had all the Texaco photos but I think I traded them for other stuff I wanted. Anyhow, it was a great time for Portland sports history and I am glad the team has been able to stay there and continue to increase the fan base. Rip City baby! I have been faithfull for all 40 years :-)

      peace out,
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    1. darbpunk

      darbpunk posted on 12/02/09 at 4:47 PM / view full discussion

      Welcome to the group, start talking here.
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